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Tina Teng

About Tina Teng

Tina Teng is Senior Analyst of Smartphones at DisplaySearch. She is responsible for analysis and forecasting for smartphone devices and ecosystems focusing on the semiconductor components, mobile operating systems, and air interface technologies.
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Lenovo and Huawei Third Quarter Results Indicate Outlook for the Smartphone Market

Smartphone shipments reached 305 million units in Q3’14, up 8% Q/Q. The market continues to exhibit dizzying changes in share ranking as region markets continue to shift. The top two players remained the same, even though Samsung struggled to maintain momentum with 6% Q/Q growth. Continue Reading

Ahead of Apple Announcement, Samsung Shows Multiple New Mobile Devices with Larger Displays

One week ahead of an Apple media event, Samsung announced new products from wearables to phablets at its Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 event in Berlin – Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note Edge, Gear S and Gear VR. With 5.7” and 5.6” QHD (2560 x 1440) AMOLED displays respectively, the Note 4 and Note Edge offer larger and higher resolution displays than expected on the larger-sized iPhone 6. Continue Reading

A Tizen Smartphone Finally Arriving After Two Years?

Since the establishment of the Tizen Association in 2012, the mobile industry had been expecting a Tizen-powered smartphone from Samsung that would work on networks such as NTTDoCoMo, Orange, and Vodafone. Tizen, originally called the LiMo Foundation, is supported by various handset manufacturers and operators, as well as Intel, who are looking for a 3rd mobile OS to hedge against heavy reliance on Google’s Android and/or Apple’s iOS. Continue Reading