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Global smartphone shipments fell below the 1.2-billion unit mark in 2022, with the 11% year-on-year drop marking a low point for the industry, according to the technology analyst firm Canalys.

Published in Mobility

Global semiconductor revenue will fall 3.6% year-on-year in 2023, the technology analyst firm Gartner has forecast, adding that the 2022 market would be up by 4% with revenue rising to US$618 billion (A$929 billion).

Published in Hardware
Tuesday, 22 November 2022 10:45

Belong, Konec Mobile offer deals for Black Friday

Telstra-owned mobile and Internet provider Belong has unveiled deals on SIMs and data for Black Friday. Konec Mobile, a new entrant to the space, has also unveiled a deal.

Published in Home Tech

European smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2022 declined by 16% year-on-year to a shade more than 40 million units, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, attributing this to economic challenges that placed constraints on consumer demand.

Published in Mobility

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Published in Home Tech

Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo is offering discounts on a number of its devices for Black Friday, normally one of the big sales days of the year.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone shipments in China during the third quarter of 2022 increased marginally over the previous three months but, at 70.0 million units, represented a 11% year-on-year fall.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2022 fell for the third consecutive time this year, with a 9% decrease year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that this made it the worst third quarter since 2014.

Published in Mobility

Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest seller of smartphones, appears to be facing issues with the batteries in its smartphones again, with reports that batteries in older models are swelling up making the devices unusable.

Published in Mobility

A chip start-up known as Pengxinwei IC Manufacturing based in Shenzhen is allegedly aiming to help Huawei Technologies get around American sanctions that have crippled its smartphone business, the Bloomberg news agency claims.

Published in Technology Regulation
Thursday, 08 September 2022 10:08

Oppo puts two more Reno 5G models on sale Down Under

Chinese smartphone firm Oppo has released two more models in its Reno series, both supporting 5G, and both being available for purchase from today (Thursday).

Published in Mobility

Smartphone sales in Australia passed 4 million in the first half of 2022, up only 2% from 3.98 million a year ago, with Android gaining share, according to new research by one technology analyst firm.

Published in Market

Global smartphone sales fell to 287 million units in the second quarter of 2022, a drop of 9% year-on-year and the lowest figure since the second quarter of 2020 when the pandemic first hit, the technology analyst firm Canalys says.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone sales in China have fallen to a fresh low in the second quarter of 2022, dropping 14.2% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

Likewize has applied the familiar 'mobile mechanic' concept from car servicing to smartphone and tablet repair.

Published in Mobility

GUEST OPINION: Samsung Electronics president and head of MX business TM Roh expressed confidence in the continued popularity of foldable smartphones during a recent visit to Indonesia.

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Global smartphone sales fell below 100 million units in May, the second time this happened since it first occurred after the pandemic broke, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research claims.

Published in Mobility

There is little doubt in the mind of any observer of the smartphone industry that, after the disappearance of Huawei as a frontrunner, two Chinese brands — Oppo and Xiaomi — have been vying to take up the fight to market leaders Apple and Samsung.

Smartphone sales in the US fell 6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research reports, adding that this was due to a cooling of demand that had been generated by the pandemic.

Published in Mobility

Smartphone sales in China fell by 14% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2022, the technology research firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that a total of 74.2 million units changed hands.

Published in Mobility

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