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LG thinking of getting out of smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 January 2021 11:25

LG thinking of getting out of smartphones


Competition too much

After losing around $4.5 billion over the past five years, LG is considering exiting the smartphone market in 2021.

Huawei might work its way around US chip ban
Published in News
Monday, 02 November 2020 11:17

Huawei might work its way around US chip ban


If it is prepared to wait a bit and scales back on high end phones

Huawei might have a way to avoid some of the worst consequences of tightening US trade restrictions, provided it’s willing to wait a while.

Huawei shipped more smartphones than anyone else
Published in News


Despite American bans

For the first time, Huawei has shipped more smartphones worldwide over a quarter than any other company, according to a report from analyst firm Canalys.

Honor X10 Max specifications and renders appear
Published in Mobiles


Launch soon

Honor X10 Max specifications and renders are starting to appear with the first details appearing on the China Telecom website.

Honor gets a temperature sensor
Published in News
Friday, 05 June 2020 12:29

Honor gets a temperature sensor


Welcome to the 21st century

The  Honor Play 4 Pro smartphone is set to ship with an infrared temperature sensor.

Global smartphone shipments will fall further
Published in Mobiles


IDC sees lower consumer spending due to coronavirius

IDC beancounters say that global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12 percent to 1.2 billion units in 2020 due to lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.

Chinese smartphone makers looking away from US
Published in Mobiles


US dependence is too risky

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is increasing its its efforts to develop its own smartphone CPUs believing that US gear is too risky to have in your supply chain.

Honor teases May 18 for new launch
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 12:10

Honor teases May 18 for new launch


Smart life as opposed to the one you see on Facebook

 Huawei sub-brand Honor is holding an event next week, on 18 May to announce new smart life products. The new products are part of the company's vision to offer a full ecosystem of products around its smartphones, such as the recently-announced Honor 30 family.

China smartphone shipments increase
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 12:20

China smartphone shipments increase


But not Apple

While we know that Apple's smartphone sales in China are pretty flat, it seems that runs against Android sales which are growing rather nicely.

Smartphone sales drop down the loo
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 April 2020 11:05

Smartphone sales drop down the loo


Bad for the big names

Global smartphone production is expected to slump a record 16.5 percent to 287 million phones in the June quarter from a year earlier as the coronavirus pandemic kills demand, according to beancounters at Trendforce.