Huawei, Oppo and Vivo pull back on orders
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 15 December 2017 12:57

Huawei, Oppo and Vivo pull back on orders


Is expected smartphone resurgence over?

There are signs that the shine is coming off a resurgence in smartphone sales as Huawei, Oppo and Vivo cut 10 percent of smartphone shipments than their original orders from the supply chain makers for the fourth quarter of 2017.

Vivo beats competition with under-screen fingerprint scanner
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to Qualcomm's Fingerprint Sensors technology

While it was rumored that Apple could be the first to bring fingerprint scanning technology that can be placed under a screen, Vivo, a Chinese technology company, showed the first working prototype at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which uses Qualcomm's new Fingerprint Sensors technology.

Huawei is China's top smartphone dog
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 28 April 2017 05:48

Huawei is China's top smartphone dog


Ranks third worldwide

After staying in second place in the overall Chinese smartphone market for two consecutive quarters, Huawei has managed to overtake Oppo to retake the top spot in the region during Q1 2017, according to a recent report from Canalys.

Smartphone industry faces tight component supply in 2017
Published in News


Mainstream devices now use larger displays than before


There is an increasing possibility that the smartphone industry may be headed towards supply shortages this year as China-based vendors are demanding rising volumes several key components, according to sources within Taiwanese supply chains.

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo to sell 500 million smartphones in 2017
Published in Mobiles


Impressive gains this year behind Samsung and Apple

According to the latest estimates within the smartphone supply chain, China’s top-three vendors are expected to ship a combined total of 500 million devices in 2017, or roughly one third of all global smartphone shipments.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:26

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone


Xplay5 Elite remembers everything

Vivo has launched what it thinks is the world's first smartphone with 6GB of RAM - the Vivo Xplay5 Elite.

Vivo X6 and X6 Plus have Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:36

Vivo X6 and X6 Plus have Helio X20


First of many

MediaTek has previously said its Helio X20 will start shipping to partners in late 2015 and that most of them will launch their designs in early 2016. Vivo will be an early adopter and launch Vivo X6 and X6 Plus with Helio X20 on the last day of November.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 20:56

Vivo Xplay 3S rolls out as first 2K smartphone

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6-incher with QuadHD resolution and Snapdragon 800