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16 months after its launch, Nougat is still behind Marshmallow

Google has published the latest Android distribution numbers and there aren’t any surprises. All other Android versions expect Nougat and Oreo continue to lose device share. Android Nougat gained three percent last month, which has taken its device share above Lollipop, but it is still behind Marshmallow. It took Android Nougat over 16 months to […]

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Xiaomi rises as worldwide smartphone shipments reach 373.1mn in Q3

The third-quarter smartphone shipment estimates are in. IDC and Strategy Analytics published their initial reports over the last couple of days and there are no major surprises. Samsung is still number one in terms of the total shipments, followed by Apple. Thanks to India and other developing markets, Xiaomi continues growing at an exponential rate. […]

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Fitbit & Xiaomi account for almost 60pc of wearables market in Q1’15: IDC

Research firm IDC has published the first quarter numbers for the wearables market and the market continues to be dominated by the fitness band makers. According to IDC, Fitbit and Xiaomi accounted for 58.8 percent of all wearable shipments in Q1, 2015. A total of 11.4 million wearables were shipped in the last quarter, with […]

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As Lollipop reaches almost 10pc devices, KitKat loses market share for first time

Since February this year, when Lollipop made its first appearance in Google’s Android platform distribution numbers, both KitKat and Lollipop Android versions had been maintaining steady growth. But, it looks like the time of KitKat’s growth is over and the Android version lost its market share for the first time this month, revealed Google in […]