SMIC Founder Says ‘Optimistic’ China Can Catch Up With US in Semiconductors

The founder of China’s largest chipmaker SMIC said on Tuesday he was “optimistic” China could catch up with the United States in the next generation of semiconductors but that US efforts to contain its technology sector could not be taken “lightly”. Richard Chang, also the former CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), told a … Read more SMIC Founder Says ‘Optimistic’ China Can Catch Up With US in Semiconductors

OnePlus Could Launch Two More Nord-Like Budget Phones Soon: Report

OnePlus Nord-like smartphones have been imagined in a video render to show us what the company’s upcoming budget phones could look like. Codenamed ‘Billie 1′ and ‘Billie 2,’ these upcoming budget phones have been visually imagined through a video render, but are believed to be fairly representative of what the final products could look like. The … Read more OnePlus Could Launch Two More Nord-Like Budget Phones Soon: Report

LG Working on Q92 5G, Other Q Series 5G Smartphones: Report

LG seems to be working on a bunch of new smartphones that may be part of a rumoured ‘Q’ series. Back in May, the company reportedly trademarked 13 Q-series phone names and now, a South Korean publication has stated that some of those phones will be 5G enabled. One in particular, the LG Q92 5G … Read more LG Working on Q92 5G, Other Q Series 5G Smartphones: Report

LG Working on Q92 5G, Other Q Series 5G Smartphones: Report

LG seems to be working on a bunch of new smartphones that may be part of a rumoured ‘Q’ series. Back in May, the company reportedly trademarked 13 Q-series phone names and now, a South Korean publication has stated that some of those phones will be 5G enabled. One in particular, the LG Q92 5G … Read more LG Working on Q92 5G, Other Q Series 5G Smartphones: Report

Huawei Opens Shanghai Flagship Store as US Pressure Grows

Chinese telecom giant Huawei opened its second global flagship store in Shanghai on Wednesday, part of plans to strengthen its brand in its core Chinese consumer market as it faces headwinds overseas. Hundreds of face mask-wearing customers queued up to enter the 5,000-square-metre (54,000-square-foot) store — Huawei’s largest — located on the city’s busiest shopping … Read more Huawei Opens Shanghai Flagship Store as US Pressure Grows

Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G to Usher In More Affordable 5G Android Phones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G mobile platform is official, making it the first SoC in the series to support 5G. It features the Snapdragon X51 5G modem, Qualcomm’s fifth generation AI engine, and support for new multimedia capabilities such as 4K HDR video capture, up to 120Hz refresh rate displays, and improved CPU and GPU performance, … Read more Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 5G to Usher In More Affordable 5G Android Phones

Samsung to Add New Memory Chip Line in South Korea

Samsung Electronics said on Monday it has begun construction of a new domestic production line for NAND flash memory chips, betting on demand for personal computers and servers as the coronavirus prompts more people to work from home. The world’s largest memory chip maker is targeting the second half of next year to mass produce … Read more Samsung to Add New Memory Chip Line in South Korea

iPhone 12 Series’ 5G Connectivity to Have Some Limitations, Tipster Claims

iPhone 12 series has been in the news for quite some time and it is speculated that Apple will launch the phones later this year. But as we are still awaiting the confirmation about the phones from the Cupertino-based company, several reports have indicated that the new iPhone series will pack A14 Bionic SoC along … Read more iPhone 12 Series’ 5G Connectivity to Have Some Limitations, Tipster Claims

Apple to Delay Mass Production of 2020 Flagship iPhones: Report

Apple is delaying the production ramp-up of its flagship iPhone models coming later this year by about a month as the coronavirus pandemic has weakened global consumer demand and disrupted manufacturing across Asia, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. Apple is forging ahead with plans to release four new iPhone … Read more Apple to Delay Mass Production of 2020 Flagship iPhones: Report

Coronavirus Lockdown Will Cause Gridlock to 5G Rollout in India

The ongoing coronavirus crisis has already affected over 24 lakh lives and left nearly 1,70,000 people dead worldwide. The pandemic that is believed to be caused by SARS-CoV-2 virus strain has also put a strong impact in India, with over 20,400 cases and 652 deaths reported so far. But apart from its hit on individuals, … Read more Coronavirus Lockdown Will Cause Gridlock to 5G Rollout in India