Xolo Q700i – A bad buy or bad luck?

  In the previous post, I mentioned that in the hunt for an affordable value-for-money Smartphone, I had settled for a Xolo Q700i. It has been about two months since I have am using it. Now it is time for a review and verdict about the phone in particular and the company in general. For those who would like one-liners on evaluation metrics, here’s the brief below. Experience with Brand Xolo: Not Happy at all Product Specification: Good. At par (and above) some competing products Product Performance: Could have been way better. Audio & GPS give issues Service Network: Coverage in terms of number of...

Windows Phone based Smartphones register highest YoY growth

The International Data Corporation (IDC) released its latest Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker!  Here are a few key takeaways from the report: Total Smartphone market grew 51% YoY Smartphones based on Windows Phone registered highest YoY growth in shipments (77.6%), followed by those based on Android (73.5%) & iOS (20%) Nokia registered a 73.2% YoY growth in Windows Phone shipments; while Samsung registered a 233% growth in the same category (perhaps due to the very low base figure)