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15 Aug

Huawei Smartphone Exports Drop but Chinese Sales Rise After US Ban

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Firm Flies on as a Shot-Up Shturmovik In an interview on July 4 with the Financial Times, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei revealed that this is his favourite image of his company — a photo of a shot-up Shturmovik, a Russian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft riddled with shell holes […]

19 Jul

Smartphone Shipment Growth Will Be in Emerging Markets, but Won’t Add Much Value

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio Globally the smartphone market is no longer expanding. IDC forecasts an increase of just 1.8% in units to 2023, with volumes rising over the 1.5 billion unit threshold annually after a dip this year. Where does that leave emerging markets, which for many years were a motor […]

06 Jun

South Korea Sees Rapid Start to 5G

Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, EMEARead full bio 5G has taken off fast in South Korea, with a reported 600,000 subscribers in the first 50 days. Subsidies of a third or more primed the smartphone market, giving Samsung and LG the head start that should serve them well in the U.S., which launched 5G at […]