Xiaomi boasts of 5 million Redmi Note 5 and over 1 million Mi Band 3 sales

Significantly more popular than the Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi’s mid-range Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro phones only took four months to reach five million sales.

Apple’s iPhone X was the world’s top-selling Q1 2018 smartphone, followed by iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Many analysts rushed to deem the iPhone X a flop, but this flop managed to outsell all other smartphones in the world between January and March 2018.

Xiaomi and Huawei shine brightest in Q1 2018 global smartphone shipments, Samsung takes top spot

According to Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi more than doubled its share of the global smartphone market between Q1 2017 and Q1 2018, while Huawei achieved a new quarterly record.
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8 million Galaxy S9 and S9+ shipments estimated for launch month, 14m iPhone X units during Q1

If the most recent Canalys numbers are correct, Samsung shipped 8 million Galaxy S9 and S9+ units in a single month, while iPhone X shipments totaled just 14 mil for the entire first quarter.

Xiaomi consolidates its domination of India’s smartphone market, widening the gap to Samsung

Fresh Canalys research has Xiaomi topping the smartphone shipment charts in India between January and March 2018, at a total of 9 million units, compared to less than 7.5 mil for silver medalist Samsung.

HMD truly had a great first year selling Nokia phones, and 2018 should be even better

Finnish startup HMD Global reportedly shipped as many as 4.4 million Nokia smartphones in Q4 2017, and close to 60 million feature phones in total last year, looking at even higher numbers for 2018.

Only 3.9 million Google Pixel phones were shipped in total in 2017, according to IDC

The stock Android-powered Google Pixel smartphone line is still only getting started, but that doesn’t make its 2017 box-office result any less disappointing.

Apple Watch shipments topped 18 million units in 2017, including 2.4 mil cellular models

Apple Watch shipment numbers were up impressively both in calendar Q4 2017 and for the full year, including robust Series 3 LTE sales.

Huawei widens gap to OPPO in China smartphone market, Apple controls premium segment

Huawei managed to handily beat OPPO for China’s Q4 2017 and full-year smartphone crowns, with Apple in fifth place overall, but easily the champion of profits.

HMD probably sold a total of 8.45 million Nokia smartphones in 2017, 4.15 mil in Q4 alone

Rookie smartphone manufacturer HMD Global reportedly managed to sell a boatload of intelligent Nokia devices last year, coming very close to the global top ten OEMs.

Sony’s mobile numbers continue to drop ahead of major management restructuring

Sony will have a new CEO, CFO and mobile business skipper starting April 1, reporting astounding overall financial results for fiscal Q3 2017, but once again losing on smartphones.

Apple beats Samsung in global Q4 2017 smartphone shipments, Samsung takes full-year crown

According to both Strategy Analytics and IDC, Apple dominated global Q4 2017 smartphone shipments, while Samsung finished the year in first place.

Apple supplier disputes multiple reports of massive iPhone X Q1 production cut

Sources close to two reputable business publications claim Apple may have reduced Q1 2018 iPhone X production targets from 40 to 20 million units. One supplier says that might not be so.

Apple is reportedly reacting to slow iPhone X sales with a big production cut

Apple can no longer realistically expect to ship 40 million iPhone X units this quarter, substantially revising down its internal production targets.

Samsung lost both India’s smartphone and feature phone crown in Q4 2017

India’s extremely important smartphone market was dominated by Xiaomi rather than Samsung during the final quarter of last year, while Reliance Jio won the local feature phone trophy.

Apple reportedly shipped 29 million iPhone X units in Q4 2017, ‘slightly below expectations’

According to Canalys market research, Apple’s iPhone X was the world’s top-shipping smartphone during the October – December 2017 quarter, selling particularly well in China.

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.

Samsung celebrates one million Galaxy Note 8 sales in Korea alone

After a raucous pre-order start, the S Pen-wielding Samsung Galaxy Note 8 achieved the one million Korean sales milestone in 48 days total.

Samsung, Huawei and Xiaomi drove majority of Q3 global smartphone shipment growth

Samsung dominated global smartphone shipments again during Q3 2017, followed by Apple, Huawei, OPPO and star performer Xiaomi.

Xiaomi almost topped Samsung’s Q3 smartphone sales in India, the world’s second largest market

Pretty soon, Xiaomi is expected to surpass Samsung’s smartphone shipment numbers in India, which has just become the world’s second largest market.

Lenovo touts 11 million smartphone shipments for the last quarter, 3 million Moto Z sales within a year

Lenovo is still hoping for mobile industry relevance after selling a total of 11 million own-brand and Motorola smartphones between April and June 2017.

ZTE, yes, ZTE was the driving force behind the US smartphone market’s Q2 growth

Everybody knows Samsung and Apple are the most successful smartphone brands in the US, but what very few people realize is ZTE’s own local popularity.

Huawei’s smartphone numbers may have stopped growing, OPPO and Vivo are getting too ambitious

Yes, there might be such a thing as too much ambition, and Huawei, OPPO and Vivo probably need to calm down a little when it comes to sales targets.

iPhone 6s rules best-selling 2016 smartphone list, followed by iPhone 7, 7 Plus and 6s Plus

Samsung’s top-selling 2016 handset, the Galaxy S7 Edge, was only ranked fifth overall, according to IHS, behind four, count’em, four iPhones.

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.