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5G smartphone forecast by IDC

5G smartphone forecast shows less business to Qualcomm and Intel

The below chart from research firm IDC indicates the demand for 5G smartphones in 2019, 2020 and 2021 as compared with 3G and 4G...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models

Apple has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year, according to media reports. Japan Display, one of...
Nokia phones on Airtel store

Airtel Online Store brings Nokia phones with data plans, low EMI

Bharti Airtel announced that Nokia’s smartphones – Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 6.1 – are available on its Airtel Online Store. Airtel...
Samsung IoT solutions

U.S. jury asks Samsung to pay $539 mn to Apple in patent retrial

A U.S. jury said Samsung Electronics should pay $539 million to Apple for copying patented smartphone features, Reuters reported. Read the latest telecom news
Foxconn manufacturing

Foxconn unit’s $4.3 billion IPO aims at 5G and Cloud

Foxconn Industrial Internet, a subsidiary of the world’s largest contract manufacturer Foxconn, plans to raise 27.1 billion yuan or $4.26 billion through an initial...
Nokia phone launch at MWC 2018

Nokia phone licensee HMD generates $100 mn funding

HMD Global, the Finnish company with a license to sell Nokia-branded phones, has raised $100 million of funding to boost growth. HMD, which sold around...
Mobile DRAM revenue share Q1 2018

Mobile DRAM revenue up 5.3% to $8.435 bn in Q1

The mobile DRAM revenue  rose 5.3 percent quarter-on-quarter to $8.435 billion in the first quarter of 2018, according to TrendForce. The report said price of...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple pays $1.76 bn towards part of disputed tax to Ireland

Apple has paid 1.5 billion euros or $1.76 billion into an escrow account set up by the Ireland government to hold 13 billion euros...
Honor 10 phone from Huawei

Huawei to defend European gains with mid-priced Honor 10 phone

Huawei is targeting Europe with a new smartphone that costs half of what premium phones from Samsung and Apple offer, Reuters reported. Read the...
India smartphone market Q1 2018

Xiaomi retains lead in India smartphone market

Research agency IDC said Xiaomi has retained its lead in the India smartphone market in the first quarter of 2018 -- pushing Samsung. ALSO READ: Nominations...
Qualcomm Snapdragon drives Xiaomi smartphone

Xiaomi sued by Coolpad for patent infringement ahead of IPO

China-based smartphone maker Coolpad has sued rival Xiaomi, which filed for a Hong Kong IPO that could be worth up to $10 billion, for...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple cancels $1 bn data center in Ireland because of delays

Apple has cancelled its plans to build a $1 billion data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process, Reuters reported. The iPhone...
Top smartphone models Q1 2018

Apple iPhone X becomes top-selling smartphone beating Samsung and Xiaomi

Apple iPhone X, a costly smartphone, has emerged as the best-selling smartphone, shipping 16 million units capturing 5 percent share during the first quarter...
How Apple smartphone share dipped

Apple’s free fall in smartphone market, IDC chart shows

The chart prepared by analyst firm IDC shows how bad was Q1 2018 for Apple and the best for Samsung. IDC said smartphone vendors shipped...
Apple iPhone performance Q1 2018

Apple reveals worst revenue performance in March quarter

Apple announced it posted revenue of $61.1 billion (+16 percent) with net income of $13.82 billion in Q2 fiscal 2018. The device company's performance was...
Smartphone market share Q1 2018

Samsung regains lead in smartphone market beating Apple

A Strategy Analytics report said smartphone shipments dipped 2 percent to 345.4 million units in Q1 2018 from 353.8 million units in Q1 2017. Linda...

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