Kenya’s smartphone market saw shipments increase 4.5% year on year (YoY) in Q1 2022, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC), although the overall mobile phone market was down 9.0% YoY, with feature phone shipments declining 31.6% YoY. The report further notes that smartphone shipments were
Smartphone shipments across Africa declined year on year (YoY) in the first quarter of 2022, marking the third straight quarter of negative growth, according to data from International Data Corporation (IDC). The report showed that smartphone vendors shipped a total of 19.7 million smartphones across Africa in Q1 2022,
The Latin American smartphone market remained resilient in Q1 2022, after a strong performance in 2021, although shipments fell slightly by 3% year-on-year to 31 million, according to data from Canalys. * Samsung maintained its market leadership position with a share of 43%, shipping 13.4 million units. * Although second-placed Lenovo
Samsung’s smartphone sales grew 9% year on year in April 2022, capturing 24% of the global smartphone market, making it the highest monthly market share for the South Korean electronics giant since April 2017, according to Counterpoint Research. The company’s sales grew despite the global smartphone sales declining
Instabug, [https://www.instabug.com/] a bug monitoring and reporting platform in Egypt has secured $46 million in its Series B funding round led by Insight Partners. * The funds will be used to develop more strategic partnerships with enterprises prioritizing a mobile-first approach for business engagement. * Founded in 2016, Instabug
Only the U.S. tops global player spending in the mobile games market.
We take a look at the key highlights of the country's smartphone market in 2021.
Following a slowdown in smartphone sales in early 2020 amid pandemic restrictions in Nigeria, the market saw rising demand in 2021 driven by improving economic conditions, pent-up demand, and the entry of new Chinese OEMs. This is according to the latest report on mobile phone sales from Counterpoint which shows
Welcome to The Draft, a weekly series by Techloy that highlights the most interesting business and financial stories in the technology industry across emerging markets globally. This week's edition of The Draft was edited by Loy Okezie while listening to Techloy Music. In this edition * Andela raises $200 million * Google
Welcome to The Draft, a Techloy weekly series that highlights the most interesting business and financial stories in the technology industry across emerging markets globally. This week's edition of The Draft was edited by Loy Okezie while listening to Techloy Music. In this edition * Nigeria's government is planning to tax