Tablet Market Falls 7 Percent in Q1 2018 while Top Vendors Play to Strengths

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Tablet Market Falls 7 Percent in Q1 2018 while Top Vendors Play to Strengths

Windows shipments fell 9% year-on-year to 5.7 million units in Q1 2018 from 6.3 million in Q1 2017. Shipments declined 22% from the holiday quarter. Most Windows tablet and 2-in-1 vendors are targeting the premium tier for enterprise users to make higher profits but not all vendors can reap these benefits in such a crowded market.

Apple iPhone X Becomes World’s Best-Selling Smartphone Model in Q1 2018

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Apple iPhone X Becomes World’s Best-Selling Smartphone Model in Q1 2018

Despite fears of expensive pricing, Apple iPhone X was the world’s best-selling smartphone model, shipping an impressive 16 million units during the quarter. Xiaomi Redmi 5A and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus were the world’s top-selling Android smartphone models.

Operators must invest in home wi-fi as 70% of consumers suffer problems

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Axel Bührmann No Comments
Operators must invest in home wi-fi as 70% of consumers suffer problems

There are clear customer benefits from having more advanced Wi-Fi solutions in the home, and this leads to increasing net promoter scores (NPS) and maintains the operators’ position in the home, which is essential for future revenue growth