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CR: Smartphone market in India declines in Q3 as iPhone 13 becomes best-selling model

November 4, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Counterpoint Research posted its quarterly analysis of the smartphone market in India. The numbers for Q3 2021 revealed an 11% overall decline in sales on a yearly basis – down to 45 million units. This is the first yearly decline […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Huawei Mate 50 Pro review

October 31, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

The Huawei Mate 50 series debuted in September with four Mates hitting the shelves in China – Mate 50, Mate 50 Pro, Mate 50E and Mate 50 RS Porsche Design. Only one of these high-end smartphones eventually left its homeland […]


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Only one of the top five smartphone brands showed growth in global shipments last quarter

October 27, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

The global smartphone industry had a rather poor third quarter according to the latest report from analytical firm Canalys. The firm says that weak demand for handsets resulted in a 9% year-over-year decline in Q3 smartphone shipments. Led by the […]


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Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro: It’s not Apple who should be scared, it’s Samsung…

October 11, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Techtober got me thinking – with everything that’s happened so far in 2022, one thing is for sure: Google is on the up and up! Starting with the Pixel 6, the search engine giant finally found its own unique “voice” […]


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Hands-on with the Pixel 7 and 7 Pro: something familiar

October 6, 2022

Via: The Verge

This has been a refrain over the past couple of months, so you probably won’t be surprised to learn that the Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro look and feel a lot like the devices that came before them: […]


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Xiaomi Civi 2 comes with dual front cameras in a centered punch hole

September 27, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Xiaomi introduced Civi 2 for its Chinese audience today – a new selfie-centric midrange smartphone. The most intriguing bit is the dual selfie camera – it is packed inside a pill-shaped punch hole which is now in the center, imitating […]


Apps & OS, Mobile

OnePlus 10 Pro is receiving Android 13-based OxygenOS 13’s stable update

September 21, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

OnePlus has announced the rollout of OxygenOS 13’s stable build for the OnePlus 10 Pro, making it the first OnePlus smartphone to get the Chinese brand’s Android 13-based custom Android skin. The update is currently seeding to the OnePlus 10 […]


Mobile, Smartphones

Honor X40 teaser confirms curved 10-bit OLED, dual cameras on the back

September 7, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

Honor X40 series is getting announced on September 15, and today the company revealed a major detail about one of the phones from the lineup. Next Thursday we are going to see an Honor X40 with a 10-bit OLED panel […]


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It’s settled: 6.1 inches is the ideal smartphone screen size

August 25, 2022

Via: The Verge

I come to you today with good and bad news. The bad news is that small phones are dead. Apple is all but certainly killing off the iPhone Mini this year, and the smallest Android phone I’ve used all year […]


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Samsung’s next budget-friendly smartphone has just leaked in detail

August 22, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Samsung is about to introduce a new budget-friendly smartphone in Europe, which will bring a couple of medium-range features for those who can’t afford a flagship. Although the Galaxy A04s hasn’t been unveiled yet, we do know everything about the […]


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Another OnePlus smartphone fails to survive a bend test

August 19, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Durability is something that we often take for granted the it comes to our smartphones. Apparently, this should not necessarily be the case, at least with OnePlus. Today, the newest device from OnePlus, the OnePlus 10T, was subjected to one […]


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Google Pixel 6a review: the right way to do a budget phone

July 29, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

The Pixel 6a is the new budget phone by Google and dare we say it changes the rules in the affordable phone market with its Tensor chip, the same one as on the flagship Pixel 6, while most other devices […]


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Samsung agrees to be fined $9.8 million for misleading smartphone consumers

July 28, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Samsung has been penalized by Australia for misleading consumers about water resistance of its Galaxy smartphones. Australian Federal Court Justice Brendan Murphy has ordered Samsung Electronics Australia to pay 14 million Australian dollars ($9.8 million) within 30 days and an […]


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Google Pixel 6a vs Pixel 7: main differences to expect

June 21, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Google’s upcoming budget phone, the Pixel 6a, gets upgrades all around and now looks a lot like the flagship Pixel phones, but how does it actually compare to the top-of-the-line Google Pixel 7 that is coming later in 2022? The […]


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Counterpoint: European smartphone market falls 12% in Q1, the worst first quarter since 2013

June 16, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

The European smartphone market experienced its worst first quarter in nearly a decade and analysts at Counterpoint Research warn that things will get even worse before they get better. The market fell 12% compared to the first three months of […]


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Google engineer suspended for saying company AI is a person with thoughts and feelings

June 13, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Google’s artificial systems are credited for its Pixel smartphone’s exceptional photography capabilities, its powerful search engine, its Maps’ Driving Mode estimates, and its voice assistant. While those are all very helpful things, it appears that the company’s AI has become […]


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iPhone 14: Apple’s first iPhones prices increase since 2017 to divide opinions and multiply profits

June 2, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

When Apple introduced the first $1,000 iPhone in 2017, the internet was fascinated. In a good and a bad way. However, most thought that “this was crazy” and vouched to avoid the iPhone X like the plague. But it turns […]


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The iPhone 13 and 13 Pro Max were the world’s best-selling phones in Q1

May 20, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

The iPhone 13 was the third best-selling smartphone of 2021 despite only being on sale for three months, so it’ll come as no surprise to hear that Apple’s device is off to an extremely strong start in 2022. The iPhone […]


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Honor Magic4 Pro review: hardware highs, software stumbles

May 12, 2022

Via: The Verge

Once a sub-brand of Chinese phone giant Huawei, Honor has been going it alone since being spun out in late 2020. So far, it’s released the midrange Honor 50 globally, but various difficulties have prevented the company from coming out […]


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Samsung announces UFS 4.0 storage with faster speeds and better power-efficiency

May 3, 2022

Via: GSMArena.com

While a smartphone’s storage capacity is one of the most important selling points for a consumer, the type of storage is often overlooked. Most Android smartphones (and many electronics) use the UFS (Universal Flash Storage) and most flagships nowadays use […]