Huawei has announced a 30% growth in revenues last year, led by demand for its mid- to high-end smartphones. Handset shipments reached 75 million.
Early financial forecasts suggest that Samsung could be in for another year of smaller profits, although the situation may not be as bad as in 2014.
Despite an increase over the Q3 earnings, the estimates for Q4 2014 are significantly lower than the performance Samsung enjoyed during 2013.
In Q4 2014, HTC increased its sales compared to the previous quarter, for the first time in three years.
Xiaom’s chairman Jun Lei has written that the company has managed to double its sales to $12.2 billion. It did this by selling some 61 million handsets,
A regulatory document filed with the Shenzhen Stock Exchange shows that Xiaomi only made $56 million profit last year, a fraction of the amount reported last month.
Q3 income from Nvidia’s mobile Tegra processor line-up has increased 51 percent compared with last year, helping the company reach record revenues.
Lenovo has posted strong Q2 results. Together with Motorola it is now the world’s third largest smartphone maker. It is now also first in PC+Tablet sales.
It turns out that Xiaomi makes a tidy profit from its cheap flagship smartphones, which it almost doubled between 2012 and 2013.
HTC has announced a small profit of NT$0.6 billion for Q3 2014, a major improvement over last year’s quarterly loss of NT$3.5 billion.