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Top Dual SIM Phones and Countries 2018

Oct 30th, 2018

Advertisers and Security specialists can identify users of Dual SIM devices by using WURFL device detection. The Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) outlines top phones, top countries and price of multi-SIM phones.

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How the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Performed after Launch

Oct 26th, 2018

Generally speaking, the new launches of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 performed slightly better than the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max launch. All three recent launches reached around 0.2% market share globally by the end of September…

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France and Croatia Mobile Device Trends in 2018 Q2

Aug 29th, 2018

France and Croatia have a lot more in common than being good at soccer. We looked at their device usage trends through April to June in 2018 and found some interesting information. Let’s review their similarities and differences.

 

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Growing Support of HEVC or H.265 Video on Mobile Devices

Aug 23rd, 2018

78% of iPhone and 57% of Android smartphone requests come from devices that support hardware-accelerated High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC or H.265) decoding. This growing support trend will benefit video streaming companies that architect their networks to leverage HEVC.

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Average Age of Smartphone in Asia: 2017 Q4

Feb 18th, 2018

In Asia, we broke apart each country’s average age of smartphones for 2015 to 2017. Then, we explored the differences in ages based on the smartphone OS (Android or iOS). In the two separate graphs below, we show the findings. For a more detailed report covering additional continents and countries, please download our 2017 Q4 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR)

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North American Smartphone Price Trends (MSRP) by Country 2017 Q4

Feb 18th, 2018

In North America, we broke apart each country’s average smartphone price (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price, or MSRP) for 2015 to 2017. Then, we noticed the most significant difference in the OS of smartphones (Android or iOS), so we decided to compare MSRP for these countries in two separate graphs below. For a more detailed report, please download our 2017 Q4 Mobile Overview Report (MOVR).

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Most Popular Apple iPhone Launch Results: November to December 2017

Dec 20th, 2017

At the beginning of the iPhone X launch, there were many challenges to get the phone into the hands of consumers, but one thing is for sure, its select consumer group with a higher willingness-to-pay is smaller than that of the

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Smartphone and Tablet Portrait Orientation Usage 2017 Q3

Nov 7th, 2017

In previous MOVR reports, we explored how frequently phones and tablets were held in portrait orientation (vs. landscape).  In the MOVR 2017 Q3, we broke out Apple devices from Android.

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Image Compression and Acceleration Potential for E-Commerce Sites

Jul 31st, 2017

E-commerce sites know that load speed = sales. Users of e-commerce sites frequently abandon if the page they request fails to load quickly. Oversized images are the leading cause of slow loading time. And image compression is a great solution.

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Smartphone Screen Size Trend

Jul 28th, 2017

Shifts in Screen Size Trend

Anyone who has purchased a mobile phone in the last decade has marveled at the reversal in trends when it comes to size. Long gone are the days when Nokia dominated the feature phone market and smaller meant better. Anyone remember the Nokia 8210? Of course, that was before mobile web browsing was a feasible or enjoyable experience.

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