60.5 million smartphones globally
Huawei has said that it shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half of 2016, a 25 percent rise from a year before.
Everyone wants its chips
MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.
$504 million for April June
LG Electronics appears to be doing rather well all of a sudden and says its second-quarter operating profit will reach a two-year high.
Acting in its users’ interests.
Fruity cargo cult Apple has come up with a method to switch off all the iPhones at a concert to stop Apple fanboys recording live acts.
Helio X20 starts at $199
Le Eco is a company that got renamed from Le TV and it looks like they are ready to ship four phones, some with Helio X20 and some with Snapdragon 820 chips inside.
Full HD bezel-less screen, 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM
Ulefone Future is an interesting smartphone that is currently selling for $199 to $239, and you get quite a lot including Helio P10 SoC, 5.5-inch bezel-less Full HD screen, Android 6.0 out of the box, Gorilla Glass 3 and 16-megapixel camera.
Twice as many Smartphones in 2016
Samsung managed to sell twice as many smartphones as Apple in the first quarter of 2016.
It is all about the design
HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.
Gartner declares there is no longer gold in them thar hills
The days of the smartphone being a licence to print money are over and any growth in the market is going to be smart, according to the bean counters at Gartner.
Free second battery and charging cradle for a limited time
The flagship smartphone of 2016 from LG just received its official launch date for wireless customers in the United States, along with an incentive to pre-order it now and receive a free second battery and charging cradle for a limited time.