Tag Archives: Smartphone

Ultrasound smartphone gadget helped a doctor diagnose his own cancer

A 59-year-old doctor doctor diagnosed his own stage four cancer last summer with the help of his iPhone, according to MIT Technology Review. Dr John Martin, who works as a vascular surgeon, was testing a handheld ultrasound machine Butterfly iQ, which connects to an iPhone. Dr Martin decided to scan his own neck with the help of the device because he ... Read More »

iPhone X to Be Key Global Smartphone Sales Driver in 2018: Gartner

HIGHLIGHTS Gartner predicts a boost in iPhone’s replacement cycle with X model Apple improves shipments of iPhone X components The iPhone X to meet its growing demand in holiday season As the anticipation for the iPhone X has reached new levels despite its premium price, Apple is actively working to fulfil the demand. But in the midst of the tough time for the iPhone ... Read More »

iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

Honor Confirms New Bezel-Less Smartphone Launching on December 5

HIGHLIGHTS The official teaser confirms slim bezels on the device Launching in London on December 5 Dual camera also confirmed Huawei brand Honor,has confirmed it will be launching a new bezel-less smartphone on December 5. The Chinese company has started sending event teasers confirming the launch date. The official ‘save the date’ teaser comes with “Max your view” tagline which ... Read More »

Google May Buy HTC’s Smartphone Business: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Google is reported to buy HTC’s phone business Google is considering two options to seal the deal with HTC HTC’s virtual reality business (HTC Vive) would not be part of the deal Google is reportedly considering acquiring the struggling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC’s phone business, media reported. According to a report in the Chinese publication Commercial Times, Google is considering two ... Read More »

Ziox Mobiles eyes 7% share in smartphone segment

Indian handset maker Ziox Mobiles is eyeing 7% smartphone market share with up to 10 million units sold by the end of this financial year as it gets ready to launch as many as nine new smartphone models priced Rs 3,500-6,500, a top official said. (Representative Image: IE) Indian handset maker Ziox Mobiles is eyeing 7% smartphone market share with ... Read More »

Smartphone shipments in China decrease in H1 2017

Sigmaintell Consulting published its data research on smartphone shipments on the Chinese market for the first half of 2017. The initial numbers reveal that companies shipped 230 million units or 1.4% less than the January-June period of 2016. China-based vendors sent abroad 290 million phones, but this figure is 6.2% less than the same time span a year ago. Even ... Read More »

Sony’s smartphone shipments for Q1 FY2017 stood at 3.4 million, profits up

Sony has revealed its financial results for the first quarter of financial year 2017, and it’s largely good news. Total smartphone shipments stood at 3.4 million, which is up from the 3.1 million figure the company reported in the same period last year. Although mobile revenues were down (which the company says was due to “change in product mix of ... Read More »

IDC: Worldwide smartphone shipments grew 3.4% in 1Q17, Windows phone market falls

The report said that, Windows Phone shipments continue to fall as the lack of new hardware partners, developer support, and overall enthusiasm for the platform show no immediate signs of recovery. Meanwhile, the report said that Android would continue to capture roughly 85 percent of the worldwide smartphone volume. It said, Despite a slew of very attractive high-end Android products, ... Read More »

vivo may be first to out a smartphone with fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen

For many months now rumors have claimed that Samsung, Apple, or both companies will come out with devices sporting a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display this year. When that didn’t happen for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the speculation switched its focus onto the upcoming Note8. And for Apple this has always been claimed with regard to the tenth ... Read More »