smartphone sales - updates

Rappler's latest stories on smartphone sales


Huawei phone sales plunge, cutbacks planned as US pressure bites

Jun 17, 2019 - 6:48 PM

Huawei's founder says overseas smartphone sales have tumbled since the US last month threatened to blacklist the company

Huawei jumps ahead of Apple in tough smartphone market – IDC

May 02, 2019 - 10:39 AM

The global smartphone market for Q1 2019 declines 6.6% from the same period in 2018, the 6th consecutive quarter of decline, says the International Data Corporation

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Once red-hot smartphone market sees cooler trend

Feb 03, 2019 - 4:50 PM

The smartphone remains a must-have device, but sales are slowing down

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Smartphone maker Huawei catching up on Samsung, Apple – study

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:53 PM

Chinese makers succeeded in winning market share over last year and Huawei now seems to be the main rival to the two giants even if the gap remains large Gartner analyst Annette Zimmermann says

HUAWEI. CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu introduces the Huawei Mate 9 phone as he delivers a keynote address at CES 2017 at The Venetian Las Vegas on January 5, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

TechRap: Must-have mobile photography apps

Feb 06, 2014 - 12:59 PM

Google launches Street View in PH A record 1 billion smartphones shipped in 2013 TechRap s picks for the best photography apps for iOS and Android

Record breaking 1B smartphones sold in 2013

Jan 29, 2014 - 1:42 AM

2013 was a milestone year for the smartphone market with more than a billion smartphones shipped for the first time ever

iPhone 5 sales top 5 million, but shy of forecasts

Sep 25, 2012 - 8:27 AM

Apple has sold over 5 million units of the new iPhone during its weekend launch but many expected sales to top 10 million