According to IDC, sales of iPhones soared 13 percent in the three months from December 2010, making Apple the lead mobile phone vendor in Australia accounting for almost a third of total sales in Q1 2011.
Written by: Peter Dinham | Published in: MarketThe ordinary, not-so-smart mobile phone continues to lose ground against the ever-so-smart smartphones, with all mobiles sales worldwide declining slightly but smartphone sales up by 42.7 percent, representing around 36 percent of the total mobile phone market.
The Android platform tops the list in sales of smartphone operating systems for the first quarter of 2011, according to a report by market researcher Gartner. Total smartphone sales accounted for 23.6 percent of global handset units overall, and various phones sporting Google's Android OS took 36 percent of that market. They sold more than 36.3 million units in the quarter.
Written by: Stuart Corner | Published in: MarketThe latest worldwide mobile phone market share data from Gartner shows an increase in smartphone sales of 42.7 percent to account for 36.7 percent of mobile phone sales in the three months to 30 June, with Android accounting for most of the growth
After a particularly strong Thanksgiving for online sales, shoppers continued to look for e-commerce deals on Black Friday. IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark is reporting the final tally for Black Friday online sales: a surge of 20.7 percent in spending from last year.