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Lenovo tops PC makers, industry sales decline in quarter

Lenovo Group held on to its position as the world’s No. 1 personal computer maker in the latest quarter despite a drastic dip in its core Chinese market, according to figures published by tech research firm Gartner on Wednesday. Overall, the latest numbers showed an 8.6 per cent decline in PC ...

10 October, 2013 | More »


Mobile app downloads to reach 102B; revenues to hit $26B by 2013-end: Gartner

Annual downloads from various mobile app stores in this calendar year will grow to 102 billion from 64 billion last year, according to a report by IT research and analysis firm Gartner. Correspondingly, total revenue from app downloads will grow to $26 billion this year from $18 billion in 2012. Out...

19 September, 2013 | More »


Samsung set to capture over 60% share in Indian mobile handset market: Gartner

Mobile device sales in India will reach 251 million units in 2013, an increase of 13.5 per cent over estimated sales of 221 million units in 2012, according to IT research firm Gartner, Inc, which forecast Samsung ending the year with a 60 per cent market share. The mobile handset market is expected...

11 October, 2012 | More »

There are 27 million smartphone users in urban India: Nielsen survey

The smartphone rage is catching up in the country, especially in urban India, says a survey conducted by Nielsen Informate Mobile Insights. There are 27 million smartphone users in urban India – a total of 9 per cent of the entire mobile user base in the urban demography. India is considered to be...

22 June, 2012 | More »

Gartner Says PC Shipments Declined 1.4% In Q4

Global PC shipments declined 1.4 percent in the last quarter of 2011 mainly due to weak demand in Western Europe and the United States, according to research firm Gartner. “After two quarters of positive growth, worldwide PC shipments totaled 92.2 million units in the fourth quarter,” Ga...

12 January, 2012 | More »

Gartner Sees 231M India Mobile Handset Sales In 2012

Mobile handset sales in India, the world’s second-biggest wireless services market, are expected to grow an annual 8.5 per cent and reach 231 million units in 2012, technology researcher Gartner said on Tuesday. There are more than 870 million mobile users in India and the country is one of th...

22 November, 2011 | More »

Indian PC Market Grew 13% In Q3, 2011: Gartner

Indian personal computer market (including desktop as well as laptops and netbooks) witnessed 13 per cent increase over the third quarter of 2010 rising to nearly 3.15 million units in the third quarter of 2011, according to research firm Gartner. “This growth was primarily driven by the mobile PC...

11 November, 2011 | More »

Lenovo Overtakes Dell To Become No.2 In The Worldwide PC Market

Early this week, in an interview with Techcircle.in, Amar Babu, MD, Lenovo India had talked about Lenovo’s plans to overtake Dell in the worldwide PC market; that has finally happened. The company has overtaken Dell to become the second-largest PC vendor in the worldwide market for the first time,...

13 October, 2011 | More »

Worldwide Social Media Revenue To Reach $10.3 Billion In 2011: Gartner

The worldwide social media revenue will reach $10.3 billion in 2011, a 41.4 per cent increase from 2010 revenue of $7.3 billion, according to research firm Gartner. The total revenue is projected to reach $14.9 billion in 2012 and go up to $29.1 billion in 2015. According to Gartner, ‘social media...

12 October, 2011 | More »

Apple Will Account For 73.4 % Of Worldwide Tablet Sales In 2011: Gartner

Apple’s iPad is projected to account for 73.4 per cent of the worldwide media tablet sales in 2011 (down from 83 per cent share in 2010). Android tablets will take up the second position after Apple, accounting for 17.3 per cent of the total tablet sales (an increase of 14.3 from Android’s 2010 ...

23 September, 2011 | More »

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