As market saturation bites hard and the smartphone ASP falls ever lower, how are the big Android OEMs going to cope? Declining profits and a push for a more uniform experience from Google could present a real problem.
9 in 10 smartphones sold in Spain are Android phones, more than in China
With the HTC One (M8) flying off the shelves in Taiwan in the first week of sales, analysts expect HTC could sell as many as 4.2 million of their flagship device this quarter. To do so would boost their global market share to about 3% and possibly mark a turnaround from 3 years of near-continual losses for the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer.