Smartphone Archive

Apple Beats Samsung to Lead Smartphone Market in Q4, Worldwide Shipments Dip 6.3 Percent: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS A total of 403.5 million units shipped in Q4 2017, according to IDC iPhone shipments declined 1.3 percent YoY in Q4 Samsung saw a YoY dip of 4.4 percent in its smartphone shipments The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X helped Apple overtake Samsung in the global smartphone market in the fourth

Micromax to launch Android Oreo Go OS-based ‘Bharat Go’ smartphone soon

Home-grown information technology company Micromax on January 15 announced the launch of Bharat Go, a smartphone based on Google Android Oreo Go edition. The smartphone is expected to be unveiled by the end of January.“Taking the mission of connecting the unconnected ahead, and providing the best in class mobility

Smartphone OLED Display Shipments Surge 30 Percent: Report

Shipments of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays for smartphones surged 30 percent globally in the third quarter of 2017 as compared to the same period in 2016, data showed on Thursday. According to data from industry tracker IHS Markit, the global market for the OLED displays for

iPhone X Unavailability Pulls Down Apple Smartphone Market Share: Kantar

The unavailability of the iPhone X during the three months ended October pulled down the market share for Apple’s iPhones in some key regions, while phones running on Google’s Android recorded higher sales, data from a research firm showed on Tuesday. The market share for Apple’s iPhones, as measured by sales

Xiaomi India Head Teases ‘Desh Ka Smartphone’, Entry-Level Handset Likely

HIGHLIGHTS The launch has been teased as a smartphone made for India Xiaomi has not revealed any details about the launch yet Some rumours point to the launch of Redmi 5A in India Xiaomi India Managing Director on Twitter teased the launch of another handset in the country. Being

Huawei May Launch a Foldable Smartphone Next Year

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei just expressed its intentions to launch a foldable smartphone The phone, the company said, could launch next year Samsung also plans to launch a foldable phone next year ZTE’s Axon M smartphone, which features foldable displays, could mark the beginning of a trend in the smartphone industry.

Razer Smartphone With 5.7-Inch QHD Display, 8GB RAM Spotted Online

HIGHLIGHTS Earlier this year Razer acquired smartphone company Nextbit Later, Razer said it was planning to launch its own smartphone A Razer Phone got listed on a benchmarking website this week Razer may have plans to make a big splash with its first smartphone. Weeks ahead of the

3 Linux Smartphone Operating Systems You Can Install Today

Sick of Android? Don’t want to be part of a proprietary ecosystem? Security and privacy are becoming increasingly important for smartphone users, but what is the answer? For some, abandoning Android and switching to a phone that can run a Linux mobile operating system is the answer.

Coolpad Says Aspirational Smartphone Users Its Key Priority in India

HIGHLIGHTS Coolpad is bullish about their low-end phones in India The company claims to produce 34 million smartphones every year Coolpad recently launched Cool Play 6 in India at Rs. 14,999 Even as Coolpad rolled out a power-packed mid-budget Cool Play 6 smartphone targeting gamers over the last weekend,

Essential Raises $300 Million From Amazon, Others; Will Announce Smartphone Release Date Next Week

Essential Products, the smartphone startup founded by a co-creator of the Android mobile operating system, has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,921 crores) in new funding and signed up retailers to sell its first device, it said on Wednesday. The $699 phone, with a titanium and ceramic