Smartphone

LG Display investment

LG Display reveals concerns about future growth

LG Display has revealed concerns about the future growth in its panel business due to trade conflicts. LG Display said international trade conflicts would undermine...
LG Display investment

LG Display revenue dips 12% despite LCD price hike

South Korea’s LG Display said its revenue fell 12 percent in third-quarter from a year earlier to 6.1 trillion won despite increase in LCD...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple iPhone XR pre-order started at Airtel online store

Bharti Airtel announced the arrival of Apple iPhone XR on its online store targeting smartphone buyers across India. Customers can pre-order iPhone XR smartphone with...
Google Android

Google to charge Android OEMs up to $40 per device to use apps

Google will charge device OEMs up to $40 per device to use its apps under a new licensing system to replace one that the...
Operating profit of smartphone makers

Who’ll buy 5G smartphones at starting price of $1,000 plus?

The entire world is staring at the entry of 5G smartphones that will have a starting price of at least $1,000 or nearly INR...
Airtel India revenue Q2

Airtel Online Store offers Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL

Airtel announced the availability of Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3XL smartphones on its Online Store – with special offers. Customers can pre-order the...
Mobile phone imports India

Make in India did not work well for phone manufacturing?

India’s import of mobile phones from China has dropped, while India’s import of mobile phone components has significantly increased, indicating that Make in India...
Airtel 4G network

Airtel offers special benefits to smartphone buyers at Flipkart

Airtel is offering special benefits for customers purchasing smartphones at e-commerce platform Flipkart during The Big Billion Days sale. Airtel prepaid customers will receive additional...
Foxconn manufacturing

iPhone supplier Foxconn revenue surges 30% to $18.8 bn in Sept

Taiwan’s Foxconn, a key supplier to Apple, has posted a 30 percent increase in September revenue to $18.8 billion. Apple’s products, largely manufactured in China,...
Smartphone India online business

Online channels grab 38% share of India smartphone sales

The online market for smartphones in India is set to sell 15 million (+25 percent) units in Q3 2018, expecting to account for 38...
Samsung Galaxy S8 marketing

Samsung expects 20% profit increase in July-Sept quarter

Samsung said it’s expecting its quarterly operating profit to surge by a fifth due to sales from its chip unit that powers data centers...
OLED growth forecast

Sharp enters OLED market to catch rival Samsung

Japan’s Sharp announced its strategies to move into the OLED market on Wednesday as the Apple supplier looks to catch rival Samsung Electronics, Reuters...
INR vs USD

USD vs INR impacts manufacturing of smartphones in India

The significant drop in Indian rupee’s exchange value against the US dollar is putting new pressure on manufacturing of smartphones in India. The Indian rupee...
LG Display investment

Apple supplier LG Display to cut manufacturing job

LG Display, a supplier of components to iPhone maker Apple, will cut jobs through voluntary retirement for the first time since its founding, Reuters...
apple-ipod-technology

Apple buys music app Shazam

iPhone maker Apple has completed its acquisition of Shazam, a popular music app company, as part of the strategy to boost revenue from music...
Apple iPhone future models in 2018

Apple uses Intel and Toshiba components for latest iPhones

Apple has selected components made by Intel and Toshiba, among others, for manufacturing the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models. A report in iFixit and the latest...

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