Nokia’s venture capital arm, Nokia Growth Partners, is planning to invest more in the California-based startup company Pelican Imaging as an attempt to get back customers from top competitors such as Android devices and Apple devices that offers high-end cameras with features and technology that changes picture-taking experience of the users in to a higher level.
This move from the Nokia’s venture capital arm is to encourage the demand of Nokia’s flagship phone line, the Lumia – which handles Microsoft Corporation’s Windows OS – to recover the loss in market share and increase the sales.
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In 2012, a survey data has shown that smartphone sales made a record high which has taken a large slice of the mobile market worldwide.
According too Strategy Analytics, a research form, smartphone shipments globally have increased to 43 percent to seven hundred million units last year. Samsung, the South Korean tech giant ranked first, capturing over thirty percent of the mobile market, further extending its lead against Apple and other competitions.
Moreover, the survey data also has shown smartphones accounted for close to half of the total 1.6 billion mobile units sold last year. For the total units sold, . . . → Read More: Samsung leads smartphone market
There have been speculations that HTC Corp. could become a target for takeover. However, given the condition that its market share is slipping and with a gloomy outlook, the smartphone maker from Taiwan could be a risk bet for any purchaser.
Some experts and analysts argue that it would make sense for smartphone makers in China like Lenovo Group, ZTE Corp., or Huawei Technologies Co. to break up HTC to increase its scale. This is most especially for those outside of China as they are transitioning to the high-end market of smartphones, the aspect where they have been focusing for . . . → Read More: Market shares for HTC are cheap, but hard to trade
As the tech market gets wider and wider, market shares also soars high but some company seems not happy with the results.
Smartphone shipments by Samsung increased over the same period in 2011, letting it simply take hold of the biggest share of the global market, while Nokia’s share dramatically plummeted as their smartphones are not clicking to the mass and only playing in the low end, according to a market analyst, while another market analyst rated the South-Korea-based company as the top or the no. 1 on the cellphone market.
In the first quarter of 2011, Samsung’s . . . → Read More: Samsung Gets the Highest Market Share in the First Quarter of 2012
Samsung Electronics Co. dominated over Apple Inc. during the last quarter for being by far the biggest smart phone manufacturer between an extending legal and technology fight involving the two companies.
Samsung delivered 27.8 million smartphones on the market during the last quarter, acquiring 23.8 % on the market, according to an email from Milton Keynes, U.K.- based Strategy Analytics. Apple Inc.’s 17.1 million deliveries, including 14.6 % of the market, sent the company to second place. However, Nokia Oyj retained the third position.
Apple Inc., which introduced the latest iPhone 4S this month, kept the highest position . . . → Read More: Samsung Gets Top Spot as World’s Biggest Smartphone Seller
Involving by now in a crowded market, Acer arranges to release two Android-based tablets and a Windows 7 tablet in early 2011. Cost and names stay secret for the gadgets which will contend with not just the Apple iPad, however also other Android-based tablets for instance the Samsung Galaxy Tab.
This coming April 2011, Acer’s 7-inch and 10.1-inch tablets will debut. The producer is furthermore allegedly scheduling a 10.1-inch tablet successively Windows 7 with front- and rear-facing cameras which will strike store shelves in February 2011.
All three gadgets will attribute . . . → Read More: Windows 7 and Android Tablets, Speculated to be Released by Acer in Early 2011