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OPPO manufacturing India

Oppo to double smartphone manufacturing, to add more job in India

Oppo said it is expanding its India smartphone manufacturing unit in order to double production capacity by 2020. The company said that it will use...
Huawei Harmony OS

Huawei unveils Harmony OS, but not to harm Android

Huawei Technologies, the second largest smartphone maker, has unveiled its own operating system (OS) called Harmony for smartphones and IoT devices. The decision to launch...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Top 5 smartphone assembly vendors in first quarter

Samsung, Foxconn, Flex, Vivo and Oppo are the top five smartphone assembly vendors in the first quarter of 2019, according to the recent IDC...
Coolpad retail shop

Coolpad India to launch 5G smartphone, plans $500 mn investment

Coolpad is set to launch 5G ready smartphones in India. The company is also planning to invest $500 million in India. Fisher Yuan, CEO of...
Sprint retail shop in US

Sprint to launch OnePlus 5G smartphone soon

Telecom operator Sprint said on Tuesday it would launch a 5G smartphone made by OnePlus. Sprint, a part of SoftBank of Japan, would be becoming...
Apple iPhone in Japan

Apple iPhone sales drop 12% to $25.99 bn in third quarter

Apple iPhone sales dropped to less than half of quarterly revenue for the first time in seven years. iPhone sales decreased 12 percent to $25.99...
Huawei vs Apple in China in Q2 2019

Huawei cements smartphone leadership in China after US backlash

The smartphone market share report from research firm Canalys indicates that Huawei has done well in China in Q2 2019 though the overall market...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung to regain top smartphone position from Xiaomi in second half

Samsung is set to build momentum and regain its top position in the world’s second largest smartphone market in the second half of 2019,...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple buys Intel’s smartphone modem business, reducing reliance on Qualcomm

Apple announced its plans to purchase the majority of smartphone modem business from Intel in a deal valued at $1 billion. The strategy of Apple...
India smartphone share Q2 2019

India smartphone market reaches 37 mn, Xiaomi retains lead in Q2

The smartphone shipments in India grew to 37 million units, registering single-digit growth annually during Q2 2019, according to the latest research from Counterpoint. New...
LG Display investment

LG Display to invest $2.6 bn in OLED production in South Korea

LG Display said it would invest 3 trillion won or $2.6 billion in its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels production line in South Korea. The...
Apple iPhone in Japan

Apple in advanced talks to buy Intel’s modem chip business for $1 bn

Apple is in advanced talks to buy Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, The Wall Street Journal reported. The likely size of the deal, covering a portfolio of patents...
5G smartphone distribution in US cities

5G smartphone sales pick up despite limited network coverage in US

5G smartphone sales have started picking up in over 10 cities in the United States in May 2019, a research report from Counterpoint said. Verizon...
5G connected devices forecast

45 mn PCs and tablets to incorporate 5G connectivity

Nearly 45 million PCs and tablets globally will incorporate 5G connectivity by 2023, according to a report from Strategy Analytics. 5G mobile operators will have...
OPPO Sumit Walia

OPPO India names Sumit Walia as VP, Product & Marketing

OPPO India, a smartphone brand from China, announced the appointment of Sumit Walia as vice president, Product & Marketing. Sumit Walia will be spearheading the localization...
Xiaomi China shop

Xiaomi picks up 6% stake in chip designer VeriSilicon

Smartphone major Xiaomi has picked up roughly 6 percent stake in chip designer VeriSilicon Holdings. The strategy of the China-based smartphone maker is to revamp...

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