Oppo is the new leader in China
Published in Mobiles


Beating Huawei, Apple and Xiaomi

Oppo managed a small miracle in 2016. The company achieved 122.2 Year over a Year growth increasing its market share from last year’s 8.2 percent to 16.8 percent, according to IDC beancounters.

OLED TVs to make 68 percent of market in three years
Published in News


370 million units sold by the end of 2016


A new report from the Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) says that worldwide purchases of OLED panels are on the rise, with the proportion of market share in high-end televisions expected to reach 68 percent in 2020.

Foldable smartphones to gain market traction by 2019
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Got to fold a little

A new report from the folks at Kolon Industries says that foldable smartphones could make up 20 percent of overall market share, at least in South Korea, during the year after which they are expected to begin mass production.

Sony forecasts 60 million PS4 by April 2017
Published in Games


20 million units in fiscal 2016

Sony has quite an aggressive forecast as the company plans to sell 20 million PlayStation 4 units in fiscal 2016. This should represent a healthy 8.3 percent increase year over year. 

46.4 million systems ready for VR
Published in Graphics

Jon Peddie research counted

AMD made many announcements at the Games Developers Conference and we wanted to follow up the claim that 83 per cent of the total addressable market for dedicated Virtual Reality HMD, Head Mounted Displays figures would be AMD. 

AMD's stonking VR market boost depends on PlayStation VR
Published in Graphics


Not that AMD is telling anyone

AMD told the Games Developer Conference press event that it had 83 per cent of a market share in VR. The claim appeared to be legit as it quoted Jon Peddie Research, however we had some severe doubts.

Android 6.0 now on 1.2 percent of Android gear
Published in Mobiles


Android 4.4 still king

Google has released its official February platform distribution numbers and the Marshmallow Android 6.0 is now available on 1.2 percent of all google devices.

Windows 10 market share approaching Windows 8.1
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Thanks to “Free Upgrade” offer, upgrade aggressiveness

The folks over at Neowin have recently reported that Microsoft’s latest operating system is quickly approaching a large installation base worldwide and should eventually overtake Windows 8.1 as the world’s second most dominant operating system (behind Windows 7) sometime later this year.

AMD takes small percent of GPU share back
Published in Graphics


Slow recovery

AMD  managed to take a tiny part of the discrete market share back from Nvidia. 

MediaTek will sell 400 million smartphone SoCs this year
Published in Mobiles


40 million heading to Western Europe

MediaTek is winning market share in all territories as the outfit moves to challenge Qualcomm. .