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Chip shortage currently affecting “everybody but Apple,” report says

August 24, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The ongoing chip shortage is far from over, and rising Covid cases in key manufacturing countries like Vietnam and Malaysia are not helping a speedy recovery, as governments walk the fine line between protecting their citizens and keeping the local […]


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Smartphones: After stagnation, then decline, here’s what comes next

February 22, 2021

Via: ZDnet

New analysis released by tech research firm Gartner shows that smartphone sales dropped significantly last year with sales down 12.5% over the full year. Just over 1.3 billion smartphones shipped last year, a major dip compared to 2019, which saw […]


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Samsung Galaxy Tab S8: Everything we know about the tablet so far

February 15, 2021

Via: The Inquirer

Samsung launched the Galaxy Tab S7 and the Galaxy Tab S7 Plus in August 2020 and wee were especially impressed by the latter, crowning it the “most accomplished high-end Android tablet” we’ve ever used in our review and naming it […]


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Global smartphone shipments expected to rebound 11% this year

February 3, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Like countless other industries, mobile phone sales got hit hard in 2020. The industry hit a 10.5% decline for the year, as Covid-19 first decimated the supply and later consumer demand for devices. It was the latest in a rough […]


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Top leaker spills details on foldable iPhone designs being tested now

January 18, 2021

Via: BGR

Now that Samsung has shown that there is a market, however small, for foldable smartphones, it’s no surprise that Apple is interested in entering the market as well. Lending credence to previous rumors, Bloomberg reports that Apple has started work […]


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Galaxy S21 vs Galaxy S20: 4 differences to know about Samsung’s flagship smartphones

January 14, 2021

Via: The Inquirer

Even the unprecedented events of 2020 couldn’t stop the rumour mill from churning, as we’ve been privy to no shortage of leaks about the Galaxy S21 range. Now that the curtain has been officially pulled back on the new Galaxy […]


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TrendForce expects the smartphone market to slowly recover in 2021, but Huawei won’t benefit

January 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

After a dismal year, the global smartphone market will slowly start recovering in 2021, predicts TrendForce. But Huawei won’t benefit and, in fact, will fall out of the research firm’s list of the world’s top six smartphone makers by production […]


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The Galaxy Note’s replacement might launch in June

November 23, 2020

Via: BGR

The Galaxy S and Note series were on converging paths for years. Samsung’s ability to increase the screen-to-body ratio of its phones made the two handsets look similar. In some cases, the latest Galaxy S version had an even bigger […]


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This might be the first Samsung phone with a camera under the display

November 20, 2020

Via: BGR

Smartphone vendors have been toying with under-display cameras (UDC) for a few years, and the first such handset arrived earlier this year. But the ZTE Azon 20 5G might not be the UDC phone people want to buy if it’s […]


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Samsung Display gains licence from US to sell OLED to Huawei

October 27, 2020

Via: ZDnet

Samsung Display has secured a licence from the US Department of Commerce to sell some of its OLED smartphone panels to Huawei, people familiar with the matter told ZDNet. Last month, the South Korean display panel maker was forced to […]


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Nokia loses out as Samsung inks 5G deal with Verizon

September 8, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Samsung this week won a 5G deal with Verizon that is valued at 7.9 trillion won ($6.7 billion) and will see the Korean tech giant become one of the largest telecom equipment suppliers in the world. The move comes after […]


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COVID-19 blamed as smartphone sales plummet 20% in Q2

August 25, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The last couple of years have been tough on the smartphone industry, as sales plateaued and eventually eroded. But nothing could have prepared manufacturers for 2020. This was supposed to be the year numbers began bouncing back, courtesy of 5G […]


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Apple and Samsung have topped the smartphone market for 9 years. Now there’s a new leader

July 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

China’s Huawei Technologies toppled Samsung in the second quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone company based on shipments, according to a report from Canalys, a market research firm. Huawei had already surpassed Samsung in monthly sales in April and […]


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Samsung reveals its vision of a 6G future: human-size holograms, 1 Tbs peak rate, 16K VR

July 15, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Samsung last year announced the launch of a new research center dedicated to initial work on 6G. The company said it is “committed to leading the standardization of 6G in collaboration with various stakeholders across industry, academia and government fields.” […]


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What to expect from Samsung’s S20 event

February 6, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Next Tuesday, Samsung kicks off smartphone season with its Unpacked event in San Francisco. One of two tentpole events for the company, the big show brings with it the latest edition of the company’s primary flagship line, the Galaxy S. […]


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Samsung insider teases ‘unprecedented’ camera tech for upcoming smartphones

January 2, 2020

Via: BGR

Samsung is expected to have a huge CES 2020 event next week, at least according to recent teasers and reports. First of all, we know that Samsung will unveil the Neon artificial human at the event, which it has been […]


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Leak says Samsung is just two weeks away from its next big smartphone launch

December 23, 2019

Via: BGR

The most exciting Samsung handsets you can think of right now do not yet officially exist, as Samsung won’t unveil the rumored Galaxy S11 series and the Motorola Razr-like Galaxy Fold 2 until mid-February, a few days ahead of MWC […]


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Google & Samsung fix Android spying flaw. Other makers may still be vulnerable

November 19, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

Until recently, weaknesses in Android camera apps from Google and Samsung made it possible for rogue apps to record video and audio and take images and then upload them to an attacker-controlled server—without any permissions to do so. Camera apps […]


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Samsung confirms glaring S10 fingerprint reader flaw, promises fix

October 17, 2019

Via: Tech Crunch

Galaxy S10 users should turn on some alternative security features as Samsung works to address a major flaw with the device’s in-screen fingerprint sensor. The consumer electronics giant noted the issue today after a British user reported the ability to […]


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A foldable smartphone that’s better in every way than the Galaxy Fold just leaked

July 26, 2019

Via: BGR

For more than a year before Samsung even announced the Galaxy Fold, I was warning people that it would end up being a mess. No, I didn’t have any inside track into Samsung’s secret design labs. I’ve just been doing […]