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Recent trends in the Mobile Market

The mobile market has been doing really well and in the first quarter of 2010 has posted a phenomenal amount of sales. Smartphones are getting better sales results according to Gartner. Smartphones for the ones who are outdoing the feature phones in the market share over the past five years. The other two phones, the Android and iPhones have seen the biggest growth in leap in the market share.

If you look at the world wide figures mobile vendors across the world have sold 314.7 million phones in the first quarter. This is a significant 16.9% jump from the first quarter of the previous year that is 2009. The three largest players LG, Nokia and Samsung are still the topmost players in the market. While the other smaller players fight over the remaining market share. However, the effect of the smart phone has been felt on the overall mobile market. Sony Erricson and Motorola have shown a sharp drop which has shoved Black berry maker RIM in the fourth place globally.

Apple has been really doing well as it is steadily moving up. They have doubled their first quarter as far as shipments are concerned and have taken over 2.7% of the global market. The growth spurt came from very strong markets such as the UK, but China and South Asia showed higher sales.

The sales for global Smartphone have grown even larger in the last quarter. With a staggering 54.3 million units sold at a 48.7% yearly increase. Smartphones now have a market share of 17.3% of all mobile phones that are sold. This is up from 13.6% last year.

Symbian still monopolizes the market share amongst smart phone platforms. Black berry is going strong at second place. Though, it is losing out on a small share yearly.

The big players in the market are the Android OS iPhone. The iPhone OS is showing significant jumps year over year. The 12% unit growth has pushed the smart phone growth to 15.4% globally. The Android at 806% unit growth has pushed down the Windows mobile from the top three into the fourth place. The iPhone OS and Android together are nipping on the heels of Blackberry platform.

Apple has a whole lot of catching up to do if it wants to move ahead of Android in the global market.

Roberta Cozza who is the principal research analyst at Gartner has made a statement that the market is so very crowded that to compete with manufacturers need to a tightly fisted integrated hardware if their solutions are to appease the global audience. Just tweaking and tuning or adding a QWERTY keyboard does not make the device what the consumers of today want. However, she also added that mobile eco-systems are now moving far ahead of smart phones and they shall continue to add to consumer appeal under very sublime user experiences.

Intel launches New Atom based Processor for Smartphone

As one of the largest microprocessor companies of the world Intel has recently announced that production new atom based processor. Intel, The first ever microchip manufacturer is looking for a sophisticated use of this processor mostly in the Smartphone market.

As the Smartphone market around the globe is rapid expanding, the phone manufactures demand more sophisticated processors which are fast and flexible. With the vision to make more fast technology, Intel tends to make sure that this cutting edge technology can accelerate the Smartphone run! But Intel still lacks in converting its notebooks and computers to mobile. But Intel watches it as their first step towards this. They wish to make it possible within a very short period. “It’s really our first foot in the door,” said Anand Chandrasekher, general manager of Intel’s Ultra Mobility Group. Intel steps quite behind in mobile processor than current market giants like Qualcomm, Texas Instrument, Marvell and Nvidia. But Intel is taking initiative to remove this discrepancy by new products and deals. They signed a deal with Nokia and LG, while one of Nokia’s products is going to be launched this year which is using Intel mobile processor. The Moblin Linux OS is the latest Intel product for Nokia which can accelerate Intel’s motion towards the success in mobile processor industry. The main criticism against Intel is that they are unable to produce enough power which can support a smartphone. So now Intel looks mainly into the power solution and they claim that they have successfully done this. Intel officials strongly pronounced its capacity to consume 50% of idle power and 5 hour active battery life. Atom Z6 series SoC processor is combined with various 3D graphics mode, video encode and decode and display controller.

Experts think that smart phone will pose the normal cell phones’ space within next few years. In fact they can superimpose laptops and PCs with their extensive advantages in E-mailing, browsing, video and audio conferencing along with multi tasking. They predict processors of these phones will readily concentrate on these issues and make it more reliable and user friendly. Experts hope to see new features on new processors which can place a computer. They hope Moorestown- the tiny package of Intel can carry all these graphical and video and audio facilities which could make PCs obsolete!

The $53 billion company now tends to penetrate into the mobile processor industry. Intel ensures the better productivity and higher quality of its products. They promise higher speeds and better energy resolution including many graphical moods in this new version of processor. Experts think that Google’s success is wholly depends on performance and user’s acceptance. Intel claims that they launched the new processor for more development in the mobile software system. They also emphasize on the diversification of cell phones and hence want to produce much more interactive and user friendly fast and flexible processors.

UK Shops Start Selling Samsung’s 3D TV

Samsung is scheduled to release its 3D TV today in the UK. Samsung has managed to pitch ahead of its rivals like Sony, Panasonic and LG in releasing the first 3D TV in the UK. Originally Samsung was scheduled to release the TV on April 27, however other competitors have now entered the 3D TV market, due to which Samsung revised the release of the TV.

Samsung has spent over £8 million on advertising campaigns as it expects to get a large revenue share of the market. The 40 inch TV will be available at John Lewis store at Oxford Street from Thursday, followed by Comet and Curry stores in the weekend.

The TV will be available for a starting price of £1,800. However customers will need to buy a Blu-ray player as well, which will cost £349, as not many movies are available to support 3D format.

Just to make things seem less expensive, Samsung will offer you free 3D glasses and a Blu-ray CD of Monsters vs. Aliens. If you are thinking of purchasing the TV, then it is mandatory that you also purchase the 3D glasses for a 3D viewing experience.

3D TV has become a common buzz word these days, especially after the release of 3D movies such as Avatar a Clash of the Titans. However, instead of having a 3D experience in the cinema, electronic manufactures are now resorting to cashing in to the growing market on TV.

LG Slim X300 Notebook

LG has launched an ultra-thin premium PC named as X300 notebook. X30 is a sleek slim and stylish notebook. Weighing about 970g, the LG X300 is really a light weight notebook.

The amazing design combined with the ultra thin body, LG X 300 was able to grab quite some attention at its launch at CES. LG claimed that the LG X 300 as the company’s new flagship mobile computing device.

The LG X 300 has 11.6 inches display that can support the maximum resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. The 11.6 LCD display is sleek and gives a sporty look to LG X 300. With dimensions of 11.7 inches x 7.3 inches x 0.7 inches, LG X 300 can be carried any where easily. The notebook wraps in a reflective keyboard with a borderless touchpad. With such stylish features, LG X 300 comes in two colors: shiny white and light brown.

The 17.5 mm thick device has been equipped with 2.0 GHz Intel Menlow platform. Memory of LG X 300 can support 1GB and 2GB of RAM and can be extended maximum up to 2GB. The X 300 notebook has 128GB SSD storage drive. There is no fan used in the LG X 300 notebook which has resulted in reducing the noise.

LG X 300 comes with the Windows 7 Home Premium Operating System installed on it. The 2 cell (2800mAh) battery offers up to seven hours of battery backup. For connectivity there is an embedded 3G modem chipset, a Wi-Fi along with the SRS TruSurround HD sound and a 1.3 mega pixel camera. The embedded 3G modem chipset can provide easy access to GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS or HSDPA networks.

CORE Released A New Fitness Application

Core Interaction, Inc. has released a new Fitness application named as Pocket Trainer for Android phones by LG, Motorola, HTC, Google, T-Mobile etc. Users can download this application from Core Interaction Inc. and can train with the help of Pocket Trainer.

Pocket Trainer keeps a track of your and updates the fitness program according to the level of fitness you have attained.

LG Launches World’s First Full LED 3D TV

LG has launched World’s first full LED 3D TV in Korea. The LG LX9500 delivers a fantastic 3D experience with the help of innovative backlight structure. The 55-inch LG LX9500 has 1,200 LEDs along with 10,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and TruMotion 400Hz, providing an amazing 3D experience. The LG LX9500 has 22.3mm slim body 16mm super-narrow bezel and can support Multi Picture Format. The stunning World’s first full LED 3D TV LG LX9500 will be available in Singapore from May’10.

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