Comparing Facebook-WhatsApp Deal with Other High Profile Tech Deals

The chart below shows how facebook’s Whatsapp acquisition stands compared to other high profile tech acquisition. Facebook’s deal is the biggest one in the recent times followed by Google’s Motorola Deal. Social media space is seeing a lot of acquisitions. Facebook also bought Instagram for $1 Billion & is growing at a very good pace. Google has done many acquisitions recently in the Robotics, Internet of things & other areas.

Whatsapp handles more than 50 billion messages a day, 500 million images & has 450 million users. It has a very good market share of mobile messaging app in countries like India, Brazil & others.

Infographic: WhatsApp Deal Dwarfs Other High-Profile Tech Acquisitions | Statista
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Moto G in India – A Highly Anticipated Phone of 2014 in India

Moto G, a highly anticipated phone of 2014 in India, will be released in India during the last week of Jan 2014. Moto G has created a great amount of interest in India ever since it was released. IN the US. it is availble for $179 & $199 unlocked versions. The phone will be priced competitively. This phone has been hailed as the best Android phone in the $200 range.

It has a 4.5″ HD display with Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU. Available in 8GB & 16GB versions with a quad core speed. This phone has become the latest craze in the Grey market. 720p HD video (front and rear) and 5 MP at 4:3 and 3.8 MP at 16:9 (user-configurable) with LED flash.

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Motorola ‘Lazy Phone’ Viral Video – Moto X Touchless Control

Motorola ‘Lazy Phone’ Viral Video has garnered 7 million views on youtube in just 3 days. It has got 4921 likes & more than 500 comments since going live. Viral videos help brands create great visibility.

Top Smartphone Brands in the U.S. – Apple, Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, BlackBerry, Nokia, Huawei & others

Apple remains the top Smartphone brand in the US. This is followed by Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, BlackBerry, Nokia, Huawei & others. Samsung has recently introduced Galaxy S4. Several brands are coming up with new android based smartphones in the coming months.

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