Over 206,000 tablets were sold in Vietnam in the first six months of the year, an extensive 233 percent increment compared to the same period a year ago.
Research firm GfK said the overall worth of the local tablet market has expanded by 160 percent during this same comparison period, translating to consumers having spent a total of USD94 million on tablet purchases in the last six months.
Taking a page from the playbook of Apple, a company it has already beaten in smartphone sales on the mainland, Lenovo is counting on a chain of retail stores to help it surpass leader Samsung Electronics.
India's PC shipments reached 4.53 nillion units in the second quarter, representing a year-on-year growth of 24 percent over the same period last year, and a quarter-on-quarter surge of about 30.2 percent over the first quarter this year.
Kiran Kumar, Research Manager at IDC, said state-led manifesto driven spending on notebooks steered commercial investments in the India PC market in the second quarter.
International Data Corporation's (IDC) Asia-Pacific Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker reported that Apple fell out of the top five handset manufacturers in the region in the second quarter, largely as a result of the momentum of Chinese players - Lenovo, Coolpad, Huawei and ZTE, which outshipped Apple.
Vietnam imported 62,000 television sets last month, a 35 percent year-on-year rise and the highest number for any month this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
GfK Research Company reported that TV imports saw the strongest growth in the electronics sector, adding that it was due to the launch of a clutch of LCD, LED, and 3D models by big brands like Sony, Samsung, LG, Toshiba, and Sharp with new features, economical operation, and attractive designs.
Digitization of broadcast, reduced replacement cycles and increased affordability is driving growth in the Indian Flat Panel Display (FPD) TV market.
Frost & Sullivan research estimates that the FPD TV market in India was valued at USD3.55 billion in 2012 and is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 21.7 percent by 2015.
The total market (TM, total consumption) for FPD TV in 2012 was 6.48 million units and the total domestic manufacturing (TDM, representing local production) was 1.93 million units for the same year.
Apple’s grip on China’s tablet market has loosened as Asian tech companies increase sales with cheaper Android tablet computers, a market report showed on Thursday.
The digital imaging company Canon India has consolidated its foothold in Kerala in the digital SLR camera segment registering 40 per cent growth.
Personal computer makers in India are aggressively looking at the upcoming festive season to boost sales in the consumer segment, which constitutes a large chunk of the industry revenues but has been seeing muted growth.
Two years after its high-quality, budget smartphone won over millions of Chinese fans, domestic tech firm Xiaomi Tech wants to make more money from online shopping and games than it does from selling its handsets.
Xiaomi currently makes around CNY20 million (USD3.27m) a month in revenue from its mobile internet platform, which includes a game centre, an online marketplace and a social messaging app that competes with Tencent's WeChat.