Tag Archives: Smartphone

Russian Startup ‘Muffin Computer’ Wants to Keep Your Smartphone Cozy on Cold Days

I was chugging coffee and eating currywurst in the press room at Messe Berlin, scrolling through the IFA app when I found Muffin Computer. Or should I say Muffin Computer found me. What is Muffin Computer? Muffin Computer is a Russian tech startup—a fact that initially caught my eye as I was hoping to find some interesting European vendors at ... Read More »

3 Reasons why you should keep cool gadgets and smartphone away from your kids

Kids nowadays are becoming more addicted to gadgets. These devices include video games, television, mobile, and apart phone apps, computers, tablets. And games like PUBG and DOTA 2 are making more kids fall in the trap of smartphones. And it has become a major problem for all of the parent like us. Isn’t? If yes let us know the problem ... Read More »

Pre-Owned Smartphone Market in India Booming, Average Selling Price Rises to Rs. 11,000: OLX

With more and more Indians aiming to own high-end smartphones, the pre-owned smartphone market is booming and on the online trading platform OLX, the average selling price (ASP) of a pre-owned smartphone has jumped from Rs. 9,000 to Rs. 11,000 in just one year, the company said on Saturday. More and more high-end phones are now being traded on the platform ... Read More »

Samsung Q2 earnings guidance shows slowing smartphone business

Samsung smashed records for operating profit seven quarters in a row, but the streak is done, according to the company guidance. The Korean giant just announced its earnings guidance for Q2 2018 – consolidated sales are expected to be approximately KRW58 trillion ($52 billion), while the consolidated operating profit should be around KRW14.8 trillion ($13.25 billion). The estimated numbers fall ... Read More »

Motorola granted patent for foldable smartphone with heating hinge

Motorola has been granted a patent for a foldable smartphone with a thermal element in the hinge. The element heats up the place where the screen has been deformed from being folded and straightens it. Using this design Motorola could make a flexible OLED smartphone that flexes both inward and outward and it could even have more than one hinge ... 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 »

Nubia Red Magic Gaming Smartphone to Be Globally Available via IndieGoGo

HIGHLIGHTS Nubia Red Magic available for $399 in the IndieGoGo campaign The company will ship the handset to India as well Buyers can avail one of the three deals listed on the site Nubia Red Magic smartphone was launched last week as the first gaming smartphone by ZTE. Now, the handset has been made available through the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo. Early backers can get the smartphone ... Read More »

China Smartphone Shipments Decline 21 Percent, Xiaomi Sees Growth: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS While Huawei saw minor growth, shipments of Oppo and Vivo declined Xiaomi saw substantial growth of 37 percent year on year Q2 2018 expected to show growth for most OEMs Smartphone shipments in China have dropped by 21 percent in Q1 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, as per the latest data shared by market analyst firm Canalys. ... Read More »

Samsung Captures Half the Indian Premium Smartphone Market in Q1: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Company registered 16 percent Year-on-Year (YoY) growth OnePlus remained at second position with 25 percent market share Apple secured third spot with 20 percent market share Riding on the success of its flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+ and the newly-launched Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Samsung climbed back to the top in the premium smartphone segment in India with 50 percent market share in ... Read More »

IDC: China smartphone market declined by 5% in 2017

IDC released its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report for China, and the numbers do not look good. According to the data, the market declined 15.7% in Q4 2017, compared with the same period 12 months ago, and 4.9% for the whole 2017. In absolute numbers, the October-December period saw 114.3 shipments, totaling to 444.3 million in 2017 against 467.3 million ... Read More »