Futurum Analyst Michael Diamond discusses Samsung’s announcements around its ruggedized mobile device portfolio and the many industries, front line workers, and real world customer experiences ruggedized devices impact.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall assesses how Airtel’s new 5G pacts with Ericsson, Nokia, and Samsung affirm the rising competitive prospects for the trio across the global 5G ecosystem, including especially 5G RAN solutions, due to factors such as Airtel and the India’s entry into the 5G market, the wide-ranging ban on China-made equipment in key markets, and Open RAN’s evolving readiness for prime time 5G deployments.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall explores why the reaffirmation and expansion of the Qualcomm and Samsung partnership, including a seven-year patent licensing extension and Snapdragon platform collaboration in co-developing future Galaxy mobile devices, provides mobile ecosystem supply chain stability amidst recent turbulence due to global pandemic and geopolitical factors and provides a marked contrast to the Qualcomm Apple patent licensing relationship.
Futurum analysts Daniel Newman and Todd R. Weiss cover Qualcomm Q3 2022 earnings, where revenue hit $10.9B, beating estimates and leading the 5G and mobile chipmaker in a strong performance against growing market headwinds.
Futurum’s Ron Westfall examines why the Samsung Mediacom 5G FWA deal highlights major ongoing 5G ecosystem developments such as growing cable operator commitment to use 5G FWA to broaden their addressable broadband market, the further boost to Samsung’s credibility as a supplier of 5G network solutions including 5G FWA and vRAN/O-RAN, as well as the critical role CBRS spectrum can play in reducing the digital divide across rural areas.
Futurum analyst Michael Diamond discusses the partnership between Samsung and Orange, its focus on sustainability and improved customer experiences, as well as its implications for the rest of the IT and consumer electronics market.
Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform has been tapped to power Samsung’s newest lineup of flagship devices including the Galaxy S22 smart phone in select regions and the Galaxy Tab S8 series globally. Futurum’s principal analyst Daniel Newman breaks down the latest announcement including what can be expected from these ultra-fast devices.
A new report from Strategy Analytics indicates that Samsung and Vivo were the fastest growing 5G smartphone vendors in Q1 2021, but Apple still leads the charge in net units with over 40 million 5G phones shipped to Samsung’s 17 million units. Futurum’s Olivier Blanchard breaks down four key 5G smartphone market trends confirmed by this report and shares his insights on what these Q1 numbers suggest for the market segment FY2021.
Contextualizing the most recent PC shipment numbers from Canalys. HP and Samsung grew fastest in Q1 on increased demand for Chromebooks.
Overall Marvell and Samsung are leading the way in assisting mobile operators deploy 5G with greater efficiency and speed. Their most recent collaboration powers SoC design advancement, enabling operators and enterprises to attain distinct 5G benefits through optimized performance and power savings in network deployments.