Smartphone

IDC report on 5G smartphone growth

Global 5G smartphones to reach 123.5 mn despite weak push from Apple

The latest IDC report indicates that demand for 5G smartphones will gain momentum in 2020 when more mobile operators start rolling out 5G services. 5G...
Apple iPhone in Japan

Apple confirms it relies on temporary workers for making iPhones

Apple and manufacturing partner Foxconn Technology on Monday confirmed that they are employing a significant number of temporary workers for making iPhones for global...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Smartphone market in Gulf region grows 19% to 4.7 mn: IDC

The smartphone market in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) rose 19 percent in the second quarter of 2019 to 4.7 million due to strong performance...
Latin America smartphone adoption

Smartphone in Latin America: Huawei lost share to Samsung, Motorola

Samsung, Motorola, Huawei, LG, Apple and Alcatel are the leading smartphone suppliers in Latin America in Q2 2019, according to a Counterpoint research report. Samsung’s...
Apple iPhone manufacturers China, India, Brazil

Why Apple cannot ignore made in China iPhones for business growth

The recent analysis report in Reuters indicates that Apple will not be in a position to move out of China to produce majority of...
Smartphone user in Africa

Africa smartphone market grows marginally despite 4G investment

The Africa mobile phone market fell 1.8 percent quarter-on-quarter to 52.2 million units in Q2 2019 from 53.1 million units in Q1 2019, according...
Google Pixel smartphone campaign

Google may shift Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China

Alphabet’s Google is shifting its Pixel smartphone production to Vietnam from China starting this year, Nikkei business daily reported. Google in 2017 announced the acquisition...
Vivo India smartphone manufacturing

Vivo to enhance investment to Rs 7,500 crore for smartphone manufacturing

Vivo plans to invest an additional Rs 3,500 crore to expand its smartphone manufacturing capacity in India. Previously, the company announced an investment plan of Rs 4,000...
OnePlus shop in Chennai, India

OnePlus to invest Rs 1,000 crore in Indian R&D facility

Smartphone maker OnePlus is investing Rs 1,000 crore in its first Indian R&D facility in Hyderabad. The research facility will focus on software development, 5G...
Galaxy Note10 in India

Samsung offers Galaxy Note10 to Airtel, Vodafone and Jio customers

Samsung India has tied up with Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Reliance Jio to launch exciting offers for consumers buying the Galaxy Note10 line. Samsung...
Huawei phone campaign in China

Huawei expects $10 bn revenue cut in smartphone business

Huawei said on Friday that the revenue of its smartphone unit will be lower by about $10 billion this year due to the impact...
Apple iPhone in Japan

Apple may buy OLED display from China’s BOE Technology

Apple is in the final stages of certifying advanced screens from Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group for its iPhones, Nikkei reported. The development will...
Huawei Mate 20 X 5G smartphone

How Huawei will dominate 5G smartphone market

Ken Hyers, Ville Petteri-Ukonaho and David Kerr at Strategy Analytics have explained how Huawei will dominate the 5G smartphone market in the world. Global sales...
Realme 5 pro

Realme aims to sell 15 mn smartphones in India this year

Realme CEO Madhav Sheth on Tuesday said the devices company is aiming to sell 15 million smartphones in India this year. The company is focussed...
Xiaomi China shop

Xiaomi revenue grows 15% to $7.36 bn in June quarter

Xiaomi reported 15 percent growth in revenue to 51.95 billion yuan or $7.36 billion in the June quarter from 45.24 billion yuan in the...
Samsung launches Galaxy Note 10 in India

Samsung aims to achieve 65% share in premium smartphone business

Samsung on Tuesday said it is aiming to achieve 65 percent share in the premium smartphone segment -- Rs 30,000 and above with the...

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