Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO and Vivo are all expected to boost their global sales numbers this year
China’s top four smartphone vendors should all be able to increase their global sales scores this year, thanks mainly to improved foreign performance.
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Galaxy S9 sales got off to a slow start in Korea, but global expectations are still high
Samsung’s Galaxy S9 sales numbers may not have exceeded S8 scores on their first day in Korea, but down the line, they should be slightly higher around the world.
iPhone X shipment forecasts getting bleaker, 2018 models expected to sell like crazy
It’s not looking good for Apple’s iPhone X, which may end up selling just 18 million units in Q1 2018, and 12 mil in Q2. But its three sequels should do great business.
Samsung will probably lose some 2018 smartphone market share, unlike Apple or Huawei
Samsung should continue to dominate the global smartphone market next year, but Apple and Huawei are expected to start narrowing the gap.
The Apple Watch ‘story’ has merely begun, and sales are already estimated at 33 million overall
The best is yet to come for the Apple Watch family, according to a reputable analyst, with sales numbers thus far exceeding a remarkable 33 million.
Samsung ‘thinks’ it can sell 11 million+ Galaxy Note 8 units, Chinese Bixby is nearly completed
Even with the iPhone 8 around the corner and the Galaxy S8 duo still selling like hotcakes, Samsung wants and believes in great Galaxy Note 8 numbers.
Samsung officially forecasts rising profits for Q1 2017, nearly breaking all-time records
Even with the Galaxy Note 7 out of the picture, the Galaxy S8 not yet released and the S7 getting a bit long in the tooth, Samsung made a boatload of money.
Apple will beat Windows device shipments this year with iOS and macOS, Gartner projects
For the first time “this century”, Gartner believes Apple will eclipse Microsoft in 2017 in sales of devices powered by the two’s operating systems.
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Samsung boldly expects 60 million Galaxy S8 unit shipments, 100 million J-series sales
Can the Galaxy S8 beat the S7, S6 and S5’s box-office numbers this year? Probably, although 60 million units still sounds like a lot of phones.
Google Pixel smartphones predicted to sell up to 4 million copies this year
While we can’t gauge the commercial success of Nexus devices with any precision, the Pixel and Pixel XL are shaping up as much bigger hits.
Apple Watch sales could take surprising year-on-year hit overall in 2016
Reputable financial analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes Apple Watch sales are unlikely to exceed 9 million units for 2016, down from 10.4M in 2015.
iPhone 7 component orders step up, nonetheless falling short of 2015 6s numbers
The early analyst, insider and supply chain consensus on the iPhone 7 appears to be this is a bigger hit than anticipated, but not as big as the 6s.
Galaxy Note 7 supply constraints reiterated, but no long-term shortage anticipated
Samsung’s difficulties of meeting Galaxy Note 7 global demand should be a temporary issue not expected to gravely impact the phablet’s sales.
First Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales projections are in: 12 million this year alone
12 million units in four and a half months for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is not as great of a box-office score as Galaxy S7’s, but it’ll do, if it pans out.
Samsung could ship as many as 350 million smartphones overall this year
The wildly successful Galaxy S7 and upcoming Note 7 are expected to strongly contribute to a 2016 box-office total of 350 million units for Samsung.
OPPO could be this year’s big smartphone winner, with 100 million unit sales attainable
Previously forecasted to sell “only” 80 million smartphones in 2016, OPPO can now realistically expect a yearly total of as much as 100 mil units.