PC sales surge during coronavirus crisis, reports show

Written on Sunday, 12 July 2020 07:33
PC sales surged in the June quarter, driven by higher demand from workers and students forced to study and work from home amid the coronavirus, according to preliminary data from two industry-research firms. Global PC shipments rose 11% to 72.3 million in the quarter, with the U.S. posting its highest quarterly-shipment volume in more than a decade, according to preliminary data from International Data Corp (IDC) and Gartner. "The strong demand driven by work-from-home as well as e-learning needs has…

Apple unveils its own processors for Macs

Written on Tuesday, 23 June 2020 05:16
Apple has announced plans to create its own processors for Mac computers, marking a giant shift in the company's strategy. The company made many announcements at its annual developer conference, which it held virtually for the first time because of the coronavirus pandemic. The latest update for the iPhone, iOS 14, was also launched which includes a new home-screen layout and a new feature that lets you use functions from an app without launching the full version. Apple said it…
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced that its new smartphone will include built-in sensors that can measure body temperature. The fever can be an early indicator of infection during times like these where the COVID-19 pandemic is a major concern. Huawei intends to integrate this thermometer in the Honor Play 4 Pro phone. The infrared technology built into the smartphone will have the ability to measure temperatures up to 100 degrees Celsius. In a video posted on Chinese social media site…

Smartphone shipments plummet worldwide

Written on Tuesday, 24 March 2020 09:44
Global shipments of smartphones have dropped 38 per cent year-on-year in February, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. It was the biggest fall ever in the history of the worldwide smartphone market, in-line with forecasts of a sharp decline due to the impact of the global Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 61.8 million units were shipped during the month compared with 99.2 million during February 2019. This trend is cited to both production issues, as factories were forced to close …

Global smartphone market on the rise

Written on Wednesday, 06 November 2019 05:54
Research from Canalys has indicated signs of a growth in mobile device sales in the third quarter of the year. This increase is seen after two years of a decline in shipments. Global smartphone shipments have increased by 1% in Q3 2019. Samsung shipped the greatest number of smartphones, at 78.9 million devices, a rise of 11 per cent, compared to the corresponding period the year prior. Huawei recovered from a weak second quarter and was second with 66.8 million…

F(x)tec brings the keyboard back to smartphones

Written on Thursday, 31 October 2019 12:29
F(x)tec is a London based smartphone manufacturer which initiated in 2018. Its mission is to bring back technologies and features that we love into modern smartphones. F(x)tec released the Pro 1, designed to allow the user to choose between a virtual keyboard or a physical keyboard, among many other features. Telecom Review had the chance of meeting Adrian Li Mow Ching, CEO and co-founder of F(x)tec, at GITEX technology week in Dubai. What challenges do start-up companies face at the…
Huawei Consumer Business Group (CBG) today announced that it has shipped 200 million smartphones to date in 2019, 64 days earlier than the same shipment milestone last year. Huawei’s relentless focus on cutting-edge technology and innovative ID design, with its complete commitment to consumers worldwide, has reinforced their trust and commitment as more consumers continue to support Huawei. 2019 saw the launch of a number of stand-out devices including the multi award-winning Huawei P30 Series, widely considered to be the…

Huawei Mate 30 Series is out

Written on Friday, 20 September 2019 05:08
Huawei unveiled its ground-breaking HUAWEI Mate 30 Series at an exclusive launch event in Munich. Setting new standards in every area from aesthetic design through to hardware engineering and software innovation, the HUAWEI Mate 30 Series is the world’s first second generation 5G smartphone and the pinnacle of mobile technological development.

Huawei moves to computer market

Written on Thursday, 19 September 2019 08:49
Huawei will step up its presence in the global market for computer hardware, a top company official said, as the Chinese telecom giant weathers a US assault on its 5G network and smartphone business. Deputy chairman Ken Hu said the strategy is based on expectations that “incredible computing power” is going to be needed as the world turns to complicated and resource-hogging future technologies such as artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles. “We have a lot of challenges ahead of us.…

Apple focuses on camera upgrade in new iPhone models

Written on Wednesday, 11 September 2019 06:16
Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models, touting upgraded, ultra-wide cameras as it updated its popular smartphone lineup and cut its entry price to $699. The newest handsets come as Apple seeks to spur new upgrades in a slumping global smartphone market.

Huawei launches new Swarovski-embellished P30 Pro in UAE

Written on Sunday, 04 August 2019 11:01
Huawei has announced the latest edition to its growing flagship HUAWEI P30 series with the launch of the HUAWEI P30 Pro Limited Edition Pearl White in the UAE. Inspired by the flowing movement and clear essence of the clouds that reflect across salt flats, this new color is one of the most stunning additions to the HUAWEI P30 Pro’s color spectrum. Huawei’s latest feature-packed device boasts an solid 128GB storage space and comes in a Special Edition Gift Box with…

ZTE’s 5G smartphone receives compliance certificate

Written on Friday, 07 June 2019 08:00
ZTE Corporation announced that ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G is compliant with the mandatory requirements of entering European markets after obtaining the 5G CE certificate. In addition to the 5G CE certification, ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G has also got the technical approval of Emirati operators du and Etisalat.
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