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Dec 2018 - Market Note - Doc # CEMA44536818

New Smartphone Launch a Showcase for Yandex Ambition

By: Simon BakerProgram Director, Mobile Phones, CEMA


This IDC Market Note examines the December 2018 launch of the Yandex.Phone in Russia. The device is a product of the Yandex corporation, which operates a popular Russian-language internet search service and provides navigation and other internet services, including ride-hailing and ecommerce.

"The launch of its smartphone allows Yandex to integrate its internet services, notably search, ride-hailing, and ecommerce, on a single device available in consumer retail, managed by its Alice digital assistant." — Mobile Devices Program Director Simon Baker, IDC CEMA


Subscriptions Covered

Russia ICT Market Opportunity and Digital Transformation Strategies

Companies Covered

Yandex LLC

Regions Covered


Topics Covered

Android, Smartphone


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