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Samsung revenue drops 0.5% in Q4, despite 5G smartphone leadership

Samsung Electronics said its revenue dropped 0.5 percent to 59 trillion won in the fourth quarter of 2019. Operating profit of Samsung in the quarter...
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Realme aims to ship 50 mn smartphones in 2020

China-based smartphone maker Realme has shipped 25 million phones in 2019 and aims to ship 50 million in 2020. Realme has also announced its X50...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung India CMO and Enterprise head resigned

Samsung’s India business has lost two senior executives as the consumer electronics company is facing tough competition in the country. Ranjivjit Singh, senior vice president...
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Xiaomi to invest $7 bn in AI and 5G technologies

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will invest more than 50 billion yuan or $7.18 billion in artificial intelligence and 5G internet technologies over the next...
Africa smartphone market Q3 2019

Samsung leads African smartphone business ahead of Huawei

African smartphone shipments increased 4 percent quarter on quarter in Q3 2019 to 22.6 million units, according to IDC. Africa’s overall mobile phone market reached...
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Realme aims to double smartphone sales next year

Realme has sold 15 million smartphones in the first year of its operations in India and aims to double the sale next year, PTI...
5G smartphone share of Samsung

5G smartphone forecast for 2019 and 2020

IHS Markit | Technology has revealed 5G smartphone forecast for 2019 and 2020. A total of 13.5 million 5G smartphones are forecast to be shipped...
IDC report on 5G smartphone growth

Xiaomi and Oppo tap Qualcomm for 5G smartphone

Xiaomi and Oppo said on Tuesday that they will adopt Qualcomm’s newest 5G chip in their flagship devices early next year. Xiaomi and Oppo said...
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LG Electronics announces new management team

LG Electronics announced the appointment of Brian Kwon, the current head of LG’s Mobile Communications and Home Entertainment business, as the chief executive officer...
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Xiaomi smartphone revenue dips 8% in Sept quarter

Smartphone maker Xiaomi said revenues from its smartphone business fell 8 percent to 32.3 billion yuan in the quarter ended Sept. 30. The company sold...
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iPhone sales to drop till 5G picks up momentum

China’s surge into 5G will push global smartphone market back to growth in 2020, says the new report from IDC. The U.S., Korea, United Kingdom,...
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Apple supplier Salcomp to buy Nokia manufacturing plant in India

Salcomp, the world’s largest manufacturer of mobile chargers, will buy manufacturing plant in Sriperumbudur from Nokia. Salcomp has acquired the manufacturing facility to produce components...
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Apple leads tablet applications processor market ahead of Intel

The global tablet Applications Processor (AP) market grew 14 percent to $472 million in Q2 2019, according to Strategy Analytics. Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Samsung LSI captured the top-five revenue...
India smartphone market Q3 2019

Indian smartphone market grew 9.3% in Q3: IDC report

Smartphone suppliers in India shipped 46.6 million units during the third quarter of 2019, the latest IDC report said. Top 5 smartphone suppliers include Xiaomi,...
Smartphone display technology forecast

AMOLED display technology to power 50% of smartphones

Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) display technology will power more than 50 percent of smartphones sold in 2023 from about 30 percent in 2019,...
Vivo India smartphone manufacturing

Vivo expands smartphone manufacturing facility, adds 2,000 jobs

Vivo today announced the roll-out of phase 1 of its new smartphone manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh, as part of its approximately 7,500 crore...

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