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Nokia sold 4.4 million smartphones in Q4 2017, more than OnePlus, Google, HTC, Sony, and Lenovo

8 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

According to data from research firm Counterpoint, 2017 was a very good year for HMD Global and the Nokia brand. The once-domineering Nokia juggernaut fell from the heavens years ago, but under the helm of HMD Global, the beloved phone brand has managed to sell a whole lot of 4.4 million units in Q4 2017 alone. Doesn't sound particularly exciting when you compare it with the stellar sales of Apple and Samsung, but that's missing the point.
As per Counterpoint's data, in Q4 2017 Nokia sold more phones than most of its rivals, including but not limited to HTC, Sony, Google, ...
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Google Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Over Pixel Phone Glitches

Google Hit with Class Action Lawsuit Over Pixel Phone Glitches

8 monthes ago   |   By Mobile Tech Today

Tech giant Google is facing a class-action lawsuit over defects to its Pixel smartphones. The plaintiffs allege that Google knowingly sold defective Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.
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Google sold more Pixel smartphones in 2017 than in 2016 but it's still not enough

Google sold more Pixel smartphones in 2017 than in 2016 but it's still not enough

8 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

Now isn't that “amazing”? Well, not really. In the global market , the numbers aren't at all impressive. But it does show steady growth for the company. 3.9 million phones may be double the volume of smartphones shipped in 2016, however, it's worth noting that Google only announced it's Pixel smartphone line up near the end of the year. That means that in the period of 3-4 months, it managed to sell around 2 million smartphones. The jump in numbers, albeit even less impressive now, is due to the fact that they discounted the original Pixel smartphones and launched the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2...
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CCP Games is bringing epic space battles to mobile in EVE: Echoes

CCP Games is bringing epic space battles to mobile in EVE: Echoes

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Apple iPhone XR will sell 50% more units than the iPhone 8 sold last year...

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