After Decline, Global Device Shipments to Grow in 2018: Gartner

After suffering a decline of three percent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 percent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. While the performance of shipments of devices fluctuates Year-over-Year (YoY), end-user device spending continues to rise and […]

Google Pixel Smartphone Shipments Doubled to 3.9 Million in 2017: IDC

Google has reportedly managed to ship double the number of Pixel smartphones in 2017 as compared to 2016. As per IDC’s research director Francisco Jeronimo, Google doubled shipments of Pixel smartphones in 2017 with 3.9 million units sold. While the numbers are not great in the global smartphone market, it shows steady growth for the company’s lineup. Meanwhile, Android co-founder […]

Global Smartphone Shipments Register Double Digit Growth, Says Counterpoint

Global smartphone shipments have bounced back, logging a growth of 11 percent in the first quarter this year compared to a two percent decline in the same period last year, a report said on Tuesday. A total of 375 million smartphone units were shipped in the first quarter, according to market research firm Counterpoint Research. […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

PC Shipments Drop 9.6 Percent in Q1, Gartner Reports

Bad times continue for desktop computers. According to a recent Gartner report, worldwide personal computer shipments fell 9.6 percent to 64.8 million units in the first quarter of 2016. Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner explained, “The deterioration of local currencies against the U.S. dollar continued to play a major role in PC shipment declines. […]

TSMC Sees Drop in Q1 Profits Due to Delayed Shipments

Top chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing on Thursday reported a plunge in quarterly profits after a powerful earthquake delayed shipments, and slashed its outlook for the next three months. The world’s biggest tailor-made microchip maker by revenue said first-quarter net income fell to TWD 64.78 billion (roughly Rs. 13,318 crores), down 18 percent from a year […]