Tag Archives: iPhone

Apple downplays last week’s reports of iPhone XR’s production cuts

In an interview with CNET, Greg Joswiak — Vice President of Apple’s product marketing made a comment about the ongoing sales of the latest entry-level iPhone offering from Apple. Carefully worded, he said that the iPhone XR “has been our most popular iPhone each and every day since the day it became available.” This comes just a week after The ... Read More »

YouTube Names Handsets Offering ‘Best Experience’, Shows Samsung Galaxy Note 9 on Top With No iPhone on List

The list of YouTube Signature Devices includes as many as 18 Android smartphones. HIGHLIGHTS There is an official list of YouTube Signature Devices This includes Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and other premium smartphones But it doesn’t include any iPhone model Samsung Galaxy Note 9 not just has top-notch specifications but is also touted to be a “YouTube Signature Device” for 2019. Samsung at the Galaxy ... Read More »

2018 iPhone With 6.1-Inch Display to Cost $600: Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Apple iPhone 9 price tag to fall in the $600-700 range, analyst predicts The company will keep making iPhone models with LCD displays Apple Watch 4 expected to sport a larger screen Three new Apple iPhone models are expected to be launched this year in September, and noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (now with TF International Securities) has already been providing details ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Allegedly Spotted in Leaked Images With iPhone X-Like Display Notch

HIGHLIGHTS Images of an alleged Redmi 6 Pro have been leaked China The phone is seen to sport a display notch At the back, there is a fingerprint scanner and a dual camera setup Xiaomi has already confirmed the launch date of the Redmi 6 Pro, but leaks and rumours are doing their bit to give away as many details of the upcoming ... Read More »

2019 iPhone Models to Support USB-C Fast Charging: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Earlier it was reported that Apple would introduce USB-C this year However, the company is still in its redesign phase It should introduce the feature in 2019 iPhones Apple this year, and leaks point at a budget 6.1-inch device with a LCD display and no 3D Touch. Another variant is expected to be the iPhone X successor with an OLED display, and ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Bestselling Smartphone in April, iPhone X Slides Down to Third: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Counterpoint’s April report shows iPhone X on third spot Galaxy S9 Plus comes first with 2.6 percent market share iPhone X takes up 2.3 percent market share Counterpoint has released its global top selling smartphones list for the month of April, and surprisingly the Samsung Galaxy S9+ tops the list. The second spot has also been grabbed by Samsung with the Galaxy S9, and Apple makes it to ... Read More »

iPhone SE 2 to come in May with A10 Fusion chipset, missing 3.5mm jack

According to a new rumor originating at some unnamed case makers, Apple will launch the long-awaited iPhone SE 2 in May. The name isn’t set in stone, however, keep that in mind. The new device will be powered by Apple’s A10 Fusion chipset, which made its debut in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus back in 2016. That would be an upgrade from the ... Read More »

iPhone X’s New ‘Blush Gold’ Colour Variant Expected to ‘Restore Sales’: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The new colour is expected to act an agent to increase sales iPhone X will, following that, be available in three colours iPad (6th generation) is said to launch in March 2018 Apple reportedly has plans to release a new colour variant of its flagship iPhone X in order to “restore sales” of the premium smartphone that is priced starting at almost ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ Cheaper to Make Than iPhone X, But Costs More Than Galaxy Note 8: TechInsights

While it is cheaper than the Galaxy Note 8 for the consumers, the new Galaxy S9+ is apparently the most expensive Galaxy series phone to build. Samsung reportedly spends $379 (approximately Rs. 24,700) in manufacturing the Galaxy S9+. This is more than the cost incurred in producing the Galaxy S8+ and Galaxy Note 8 as well as the Apple iPhone 8 Plus. However, the overall cost of goods sold (COGS) ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »