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TrendForce Reports Global Smartphone Production Volume Reached 324 Million Units This Second Quarter

4 Aug

TrendForce’s latest smartphone market research finds flat growth in the global production volume between the first and second quarter of 2017. (more…)

TrendForce Says Upcoming Device Models Will Reinvigorate Smartphone Market and Lead to Over 10% Increase in Production Volume for 2H17 vs. 1H17

1 Aug

The latest smartphone market research by TrendForce shows that global sales have been fairly tepid in the first half of 2017. (more…)

ZTE USA Introduces the Value-Packed ZTE Blade Spark for AT&T PREPAID

21 Jul

ZTE USA, the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the U.S. and second largest in the no-annual contract market*, has announced that it has expanded its award-winning Blade smartphone series with the ZTE Blade Spark. (more…)

Smartphone Sustainability Requires High Mileage Devices

28 Jun

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

We might not have hotels on the moon. The cure for cancer is still decades away. Even self-driving cars, though undoubtedly an inevitable reality, are not yet a commonplace feature of modern society. But roughly one out of three human beings currently carries around a high-powered computer in their pocket or purse capable of countless functions, which is pretty cool. (more…)

OnePlus reportedly cheated to manipulate its benchmark scores and make the OnePlus 5 look better

23 Jun

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Who doesn’t want good scores in tests? And we are often prepared to go to great lengths to achieve those scores. However, cheating isn’t exactly something that is to be recommended as a way because not only are you fooling yourself regarding your capabilities, you are also fooling others.  Which is why reports of OnePlus manipulating benchmark scores to make its OnePlus 5 smartphone seem super awesome, have us worried. (more…)

Motorola Solutions releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

23 Jun

Motorola Solutions  has released its 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report, which marked progress in carbon emissions reduction, energy efficiencies, philanthropic support and employee development. (more…)

Xiaomi CEO confirms Mi Mix 2 is in the works, expected to arrive by end of this year

21 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Xiaomi’s concept smartphone, Mi Mix, was one of the most sumptuous devices to be unveiled last year. It was truly bezel-less, only except for the minimal chin at the bottom to host the sensors and front camera. We have since been relying on the rumor mill, just waiting for the Chinese hardware manufacturer to talk about the successor of this concept smartphone — the Mi Mix 2. (more…)

LG G6 Plus launched with more RAM & memory, enhanced features, and new color variants

21 Jun

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Announced via an official blog post, LG has today taken the wraps off the specced-up iteration of its flagship smartphone, the LG G6 Plus. This new device, which is being dubbed as LG G6+, now offers you more memory and internal storage. But, that’s not all. Even some of the features on the existing G6 have been upgraded to provide you with an enhanced experience. (more…)

Rumours indicate LG is expected to launch G6 Pro and G6 Plus by end of June

5 Jun

By Ashvita Anand,  The Tech Portal

LG is supposedly releasing the LG G6 Plus and G6 Pro by the end of June. Both these handsets are expected to first be launched in South Korea, home of the company. This news was first seen on South Korean news site ET News, although there is no official source for the information. (more…)

A Smartphone Surprise: U.S. Ownership Hits Record Levels, Says CTA Research

1 Jun

Smartphones are now in 80 percent of U.S. homes – a six percentage point increase year-over-year (YOY) – and U.S. consumers now own 27 million more smartphones than they did just last year, according to new research from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). (more…)