Emerging markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia Pacific and Latin America will see the biggest increase in smartphone adoption, helped by increasing affordability.
17 Aug 2022
South Korean technology firm, Samsung has unveiled foldable smartphones: Galaxy Z Flip4 and Galaxy Z Fold4 in Nigeria with the hope of garnering more market share.
20 Jul 2022
Economic headwinds, regional uncertainty and inventory pileup, among other challenges, have impacted the growth of smartphones in the second quarter of 2022.
27 Oct 2021
With COVID-19 demonstrating how smartphones have become an essential device in meaningful connectivity, a new research has shown that people in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are paying more to have access.
9 Sep 2021
Nigeria’s smartphone market grew two per cent in unit terms, quarter on quarter (QoQ) in Q2 2021, according to the latest figures from global technology and consulting services firm International Data Corporation (IDC).
7 Jul 2021
Following a back-to-back quarterly growth, the International Data Corporation (IDC) has raised its near-term outlook for the global smartphone market.
16 Jun 2021
Newly released data from IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that Africa’s overall mobile phone market enjoyed year-on-year (YoY) growth of 14.0% in Q1 2021 to total 53.3 million units.
19 May 2021
A New report by Ericsson ConsumerLab has revealed the impact 5G is already having on smartphone users worldwide and what they expect the technology to deliver in the future.
21 Apr 2021
The United Nations (UN) has credited the mobile sector for achieving a critical breakthrough towards its mission of combating climate change, as operators representing more than a third of the industry by revenue pledged to deliver net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
4 Dec 2020
While the total mobile phone shipments to Africa declined by 6.0 per cent year on year (YoY) in Q3 2020, shipments to Nigeria grew due to a shift from vendors to entry-level and mid-range devices.
7 Oct 2020
To cushion the effects of bad economy on their finances, more Nigerians are embracing smartphone financing schemes. The scheme allows intending users without adequate funding at hand to get a device of their choice after making an initial deposit