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Apple iPhone in Japan

Apple to pay $500 mn to settle for slowing down of iPhones

Apple has agreed to pay up to $500 million to settle litigation accusing it of quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung starts building $220 mn development center in Vietnam

Samsung Electronics has started building a $220 million research and development center in Vietnam. Samsung has cancelled a ground-breaking ceremony, scheduled for this past Saturday,...
Smartphone user in Africa

Smartphone market to drop 2.3% in 2020: IDC

Smartphone market is expected to drop 2.3 percent in 2020 with shipment volume just over 1.3 billion – due to the spread of coronavirus. The...
Apple store

Apple to open its first retail store in India in 2021: Tim Cook

iPhone maker Apple will open its first retail store in India in 2021, Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Wednesday. Tim Cook said Apple...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung starts producing GB LPDDR5 mobile DRAM

Samsung has started the mass production of the industry’s first 16-gigabyte (GB) LPDDR5 mobile DRAM package for premium smartphones. The 16GB advancement will lead the...
Realme X50 Pro 5G smartphone in India

Realme presents 5G smartphone in India where there’s no network

Realme on Monday announced the launch of realme X50 Pro 5G, a 5G smartphone, in India. Realme X50 Pro 5G features Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 5G...
Qualcomm 5G Snapdragon

Qualcomm presents 5G modem-to-antenna solution Snapdragon X60

Qualcomm Technologies announced the Snapdragon X60 5G Modem-RF System, its third-generation 5G modem-to-antenna solution (the Snapdragon X60). The chipset supplier said Snapdragon X60 features the...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

How Samsung will gain from Apple’s production issues in China

Korea’s Samsung Electronics is likely to gain from China production problems announced by rival Apple. Samsung has low-cost smartphone manufacturing facilities in Vietnam. Samsung, according...
Apple iPhone in Japan

How Apple iPhone suppliers will be impacted by coronavirus

IPhone maker Apple’s warning that it will not meet sales target during the quarter due to the coronavirus epidemic points to challenging times for...
Huawei phone campaign in China

US may block chip supply to Huawei from Taiwan’s TSMC

The Donald Trump administration is considering changing U.S. regulations to allow it to block supply of chips to Huawei Technologies from companies such as...
Apple store

Apple to miss sales target due to coronavirus epidemic

Apple is likely to miss its March quarter sales target as the iPhone maker has become one of the biggest corporate casualties of China’s...
Xiaomi China shop

Xiaomi launches 5G smartphone with Snapdragon 865 processor

Xiaomi has launched its 5G smartphone on Thursday in a bid to turn around declining sales in China, its home market. The world’s fourth-largest smartphone maker...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Coronavirus: Smartphone production to drop 12% to 275 mn in first quarter

Smartphone production is forecast to drop 12 percent to 275 million units in the first quarter, registering a five-year low. Delayed work resumption and uncertainties...
Vivo retail store India

Vivo to open 250 retail stores to enhance customer experience

Smartphone major Vivo will open 250 retail stores this year across metros and state capitals to enhance customer experience. The target of the Chinese smartphone...
Vivo smartphone business

Vivo beats Samsung to become second largest smartphone brand

Vivo has become the second largest smartphone brand in India beating Samsung during the fourth quarter of 2019, according to IDC. Vivo also became the leader in...
Huawei phone campaign in China

China’s smartphone makers to challenge dominance of Google’s Play store

China’s smartphone makers such as Xiaomi, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo are joining hands to create a platform for developers outside China to challenge the...

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