India Smartphone Market Declined for the First Time in 2020: IDC

Following years of growth, the smartphone market in India saw a decline for the first time in 2020, marking a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 1.7 percent, according to a report by International Data Corporation (IDC). The market exited 2020 (January to December) at 150 million units shipped. The lockdowns, restrictions, and shutdowns imposed due to … Read more

India Smartphone Market Declined for the First Time in 2020: IDC

Following years of growth, the smartphone market in India saw a decline for the first time in 2020, marking a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 1.7 percent, according to a report by International Data Corporation (IDC). The market exited 2020 (January to December) at 150 million units shipped. The lockdowns, restrictions, and shutdowns imposed due to … Read more

Samsung’s R&D First Employee in India Explains How It Evolved

Samsung is a well-known name in India, but not many know that it has also been running research and development operations in the country. The company even has it largest mobile factory in the world operating in India since July 2018. Its R&D division in India is also equally well established. This work takes place … Read more

Samsung’s R&D First Employee in India Explains How It Evolved

Samsung is a well-known name in India, but not many know that it has also been running research and development operations in the country. The company even has it largest mobile factory in the world operating in India since July 2018. Its R&D division in India is also equally well established. This work takes place … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC With 5G Connectivity Launched

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 has been launched as the company’s first 4-series mobile platform with 5G support. The new system-on-chip (SoC) is specifically designed to bring 5G connectivity to the affordable, mass-volume smartphone segment. Qualcomm announced the development of its Snapdragon 480 SoC in September. The chipset comes as a successor to the Snapdragon 460 SoC … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 SoC With 5G Connectivity Launched

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 has been launched as the company’s first 4-series mobile platform with 5G support. The new system-on-chip (SoC) is specifically designed to bring 5G connectivity to the affordable, mass-volume smartphone segment. Qualcomm announced the development of its Snapdragon 480 SoC in September. The chipset comes as a successor to the Snapdragon 460 SoC … Read more

Welcome Baby Yoda Into Your Home With The Mandalorian AR Experience

The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda are coming home. Not in the ongoing second season of the Star Wars series, but on your phone. Google and Lucasfilm have partnered to launch The Mandalorian AR Experience, an augmented reality app that will allow you to recreate moments from the first season, as the Mando (Pedro Pascal) goes … Read more

Huawei Exclusion Decision to Be Appealed by Swedish Telecoms Regulator

Swedish telecoms regulator PTS will appeal a court decision against its plan to exclude Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei from its 5G networks. PTS on Monday halted 5G spectrum auctions after a court suspended parts of its earlier decision, in which it followed Britain in banning Huawei equipment from 5G networks, citing national security risks. … Read more

Huawei Said to Sell $15-Billion Honor Unit to Digital China-Led Consortium

Huawei plans to sell budget-brand smartphone unit Honor in a CNY 100 billion (roughly Rs. 1,12,100 crores) deal to a consortium led by handset distributor Digital China and the government of its home town of Shenzhen, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The plan comes as US restrictions on supplying Huawei force the world’s second-biggest … Read more

Qualcomm Forecasts Ballooning 5G Sales, Posts Largest Revenue Earnings

Qualcomm forecast fiscal first-quarter revenue above Wall Street estimates on Wednesday as it predicted sales of 5G smart phones would balloon to more than half a billion units next year, powered in part by new Apple iPhone 12 models. Qualcomm’s shares were up 14 percent in extended trading. The San Diego-based company is the biggest supplier … Read more