Samsung, Apple, and LG top 3 smartphone manufacturers in Q3 2014 – trailed by Huawei, Xiaomi, and Lenovo

According to Digitimes, the top smartphone manufacturers in Q3 2014 are Samsung, Apple, and LG. The top three are followed by Chinese manufacturers Huawei, Xiaomi, and Lenovo. According to the site, “Samsung Electronics, Apple and LG Electronics ranked as the top-three smartphone vendors globally in the third quarter as well as the first three quarters […]

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 Lenovo S90 ‘Sisley’ makes its debut – looks like the iPhone 6, presented like the iPhone 6

We’ve seen a lot of knockoff iPhones in the past, made by small Chinese companies, but a knockoff iPhone 6 made by the third largest mobile phone maker? Say hello to the Lenovo S90 “Sisley.” Lenovo has just lifted the lid on the S90 on its Chinese-speaking Weibo account, and it does’t take an expert […]

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 Lenovo acquisition of Motorola now complete

It’s no secret that Lenovo was in the process of purchasing Motorola from Google. Now the acquisition is complete, with the Chinese firm paying the search giant $2.91 billion (around £1.82 billion). Press release: Lenovo Completes Acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Becomes World’s #3 Smartphone Maker; Prepares for Even More Growth Research Triangle Park, North […]

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 Check out the Sisley – a new smartphone from Lenovo that looks exactly like the Apple iPhone 6

We’ve seen a number of knockoff or lookalike iPhones out of China, but these usually come from small companies. A new iPhone 6 lookalike has been leaked called Sisley. However, it does not come from a small company but one of the largest handset manufacturers in the world (the fourth largest to be specific). And […]

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 Here’s the complete list of Android One partners

Google has just lifted the lid on three entry-level smartphones under its new Android One program. These are the Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Android One Dream UNO Mi-498, and Micromax Canvas A1, meaning Karbonn, Spice, and Micromax are Google’s partners under the program. Now we know that there are more manufacturers who have signed up […]

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 Samsung shipped more smartphones in Q1 2014 than all of its major competitors combined

Who shipped the most smartphones in the first quarter of 2014? Samsung did. The Korean tech giant shipped more smartphone than all of its major competitors (Apple, Huawei, Lenovo, and LG) combined. This is according to data gathered from market expert IDC. Here’s the press release from IDC: FRAMINGHAM, Mass. April 30, 2014 – The worldwide […]

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 Tablet shipments dropped by 30% in Q1 2014

Did you hold off on buying an iPad or Android tablet this 2014? Apparently, you’re not the only one, as tablet shipments dropped by 30% in Q1 2014 (January to April). The news comes to us courtesy of DigiTimes. According to the site’s data, “Global tablet shipments reached only 58.56 million units in the first […]

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 First smartphone by Lenovo and Motorola coming in October-November?

According to Chinese media, a smartphone made by the partnership between Lenovo and Motorola will come into fruition sometime in between the months of October and November. The news comes to us courtesy of Chinese-speaking China Mobile Alliance’s Weibo account. According to the site, Lenovo/MBG’s (Mobile Business Group) Zhang Hui said in an interview that […]

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 Lenovo may trail Samsung as the second largest Android smartphone manufacturer, according to report

Motorola Mobility was purchased by Google, which was then purchased by Lenovo from the search giant. With Lenovo now the new owner of Motorola Mobility, it has the potential to become the second largest Android smartphone manufacturer, second to Samsung. This is according to a report from DigiTimes. According to the site, “While Samsung Electronics […]

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