Cunning third world plan
Asustek has a cunning plan to ship 30 million smartphones and become a worldwide top-10 smartphone vendor this year by flogging its products to India, Brazil, Russia and Africa.
But what is 10 million between friends?
The Western Press is having a field day after Xiaomi failed to meet its rather ambitious target of flogging 80 million handsets in 2015.
During CES 2016, Chinese multinational smartphone giant Huawei unveiled its 6-inch Mate 8 flagship smartphone to succeed the 6-inch Mate 7 released in October 2014. While both devices have beautiful 1080p, 368ppi IPS-NEO panels that take up roughly 78 percent of the device’s screen-to-body ratio, the Mate 8 is Huawei’s first device running its own silicon with the Kirin 950 16nm octa-core FinFET processor as we wrote about back in November.
Shares in Nintendo tanked yesterday as the company announced that it was delaying the release of its games onto mobile phones and tablets.
LG-made Nexus 5X and Huawei-made Nexus 6P
During its press event, Google has officially unveiled its two new Nexus smartphones, the LG-made 5.2-inch Nexus 5X and the Huawei-made 5.7-inch Nexus 6P.
Targeting TV and smartphones
Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.
6GB of RAM to enable real phone productivity.
Moore's law may not hold true in processor tech any more, but memory chips keep getting denser, bigger, faster.
The British regulator Ofcom has said that smartphones have overtaken laptops as the preferred way for Britons to go online.
So much for Apple growing there
While the Tame Apple Press made much out of Apple's lack lustre results by talking up its smartphone prowess in China, it appears that things are not well behind the Bamboo curtain.