LG Electronics has confirmed the closure of its mobile phone business after its faillure to find a suitable buyer. According to the company, the decision to exit the incredibly competitive mobile phone sector will enable […]
Disregarding its battle with the US government, Xiaomi has forged ahead to launch it Mi 11 flagship globally. The latest smartphone comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, 108MP triple rear camera, cinematic audio, and 50W […]
Amid reports that it is exiting the smartphone business, LG Electronics has shared that it is thoroughly reviewing the direction and open to all possibilities. The move comes on the back of 23 consecutive quarters […]
Samsung Electronics’s One UI 3 will give its Android 11 users a new design, enhanced features and greater customisation. The upgraded interface has started rolling out on Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra smartphones in […]
With more local brands shifting their focus to 5G, the average selling prices (ASPs) of smartphones in China is expected to edge up 11.4 percent year over year in 2020, according to IDC. However, weaker […]
Poco Global has marked its announcment of becoming independent from Xiaomi with the launch of the Poco M3, its first entry-level smartphone for the masses. After shipping more than six million phones in over 35 […]
Singapore’s National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) has launched the ScamShield app that blocks scam SMS and calls. Currently available only on iOS, the app checks an incoming call against a list maintained by the Singapore […]
Huawei has buckled under the immense pressure of parts unavailability and chosen to hive off its Honor business to Shenzhen Zhixin New Information Technology. Once the sale is completed, Huawei will not hold any shares […]
Xiaomi has launched its Mi 10T Pro and Mi 10T smartphones in Singapore with availability from November 14. Priced at S$649 for Mi 10T and S$749 for the Mi 10T Pro, the flagship models come […]
Huawei is reportedly planning to hive off its Honor sub-brand of smartphones to a consortium led by Digital China and the Shenzhen government, according to Reuters. The sale of the budget-brand smartphone unit is said […]
Xiaomi was the bright spark in a sea of red as China’s smartphone market slid 14.3 percent year-on-year in Q3, according to IDC. With a 13 percent share, it opened up the gap between Apple […]
Xiaomi held on to pole position as India’s smartphone market enjoyed a double-digit growth in Q3, according to IDC. The China smartphone maker shipped 13.5 million units, growing serven percent year on year (YoY). Despite […]
Samsung Electronics is making locating Galaxy devices a breeze with the launch of SmartThings Find. The global introduction follows an early access trial involving six million users across Korea, the UK and the US. Available […]
Nine quarters was all it took for realme to sell 50 million smartphones — making it the fastest to do so. Just for reference, Samsung took 10 and Apple 13 quarters to reach the milestone. […]
Buying a smartphone these days is no longer about connectivity but how far it can go to match, if not replace, another device. Take the newly-launched Huawei Mate 40 Series, for instance. It can give […]
In a battle of the China smartphone makers, Vivo slid ahead of Oppo in Thailand’s smartphone market in Q2. According to IDC, Vivo reached top spot with 19.5 percent market share, thanks to its focus […]
By Edward Lim
For nearly an hour tonight, Huawei certainly stayed true to the theme of its event — “Huawei seamless AI life product launch”. It introduced a slew of products that are each impressive on its own right and deserving of the coverage that many other media will write about in the coming days.
If you’re using a Pixel, OnePlus, Oppo, realme or Xiaomi smartphone, rejoice because you’ll be the first to enjoy Android 11.
The young and gamers have another option to consider following the launch of the Poco X3 NFC. Priced from S$329, the mid-range smartphone combines sleekness with power. And it gets better for those in Singapore — the country will be among the first to get this new model from September 9.
The punch hole or tear drop for the front camera — a common eyesore on smartphones — will be gone for good next year, with Xiaomi smartphones at least.
Samsung Electronics has begin mass producing the first 16-gigabit LPDDR5 mobile DRAM using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology at its Pyeongtaek plant.
Using a gimbal may require quite a bit of effort and loads of patience. Popular stabiliser maker DJI has just launched the DJI OM 4, which hopefully, will make it more fun and easy to use.
ZTE will launch the ZTE Axon 20 5G under-display camera smartphone in China on September 1, 2020.
There’s hope for those longing for a return of the slider phone with a keyboard for touch typing. Planet Computers has announced the Astro Slide 5G Transformer, the first 5G smartphone with a keyboard.
ZTE will launch the ZTE Axon 11 5G smartphone in China on March 23. The company has given little away from its announcement press release other than the fact that the ZTE Axon 11 will be compatible with both SA (standalone) and NSA (non-standalone) modes.
By Edward Lim
COVID-19 is hijacking life. From Facebook News Feed to printed newspapers, it’s everywhere. And it just seems to get worse with countries taking measures to prevent spread. Telecommuting has now become necessary for many.
Samsung eUFS UFS 3.1: 3x faster than previous generationSamsung Electronics has started mass producing the industry’s first 512-gigabyte (GB) eUFS (embedded Universal Flash Storage) 3.1 for flagship smartphones.
5G is expected to boost smartphone sale, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region, in 2020. Greater China and emerging Asia-Pacific will retain the top two positions globally with respective sales of 432.3 million and 376.8 million smartphones this year, according to Gartner.
The Honor Pro has helped Huawei grow in Q3.Amid a 0.4 percent contraction in the global smartphone market in Q3 compared to the corresponding quarter last year, Huawei continued to stride ahead with 26 percent growth. It has narrowed the gap with Samsung at the top while pulling away from Apple in third spot.