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  • Vivo trials 5G-enabled NEX S smartphone

    Beijing: Chinese handset maker Vivo has announced it has successfully trialed a 5G-ready smartphone by modifying its NEX S smartphone by putting in a Qualcomm X50 modem, which was introduced in February. “The device set-up included a non-standalone architecture model that combined both LTE and NR (New Radio) antennas, based on 3GPP Release 15 standards. The test has completed the first phase of protocol and tests with Keysight UXM 5G signaling,” GSM

  • 70% smartphone users in India switched brands in Q2: Report

    New Delhi: More than 70 per cent of smartphone users in India switched brands in the second quarter of this year, befitting Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi the most which sold nearly 37 per cent of the phones that were replaced, according a CyberMedia Research (CMR) report on Wednesday.

  • OPPO Launches A3s, the First OPPO Smartphone With Dual Rear Cameras

    Super Full Screen and 4230 mAH battery further add to the list of innovative features. OPPO, the Selfie Expert and Leader, unveiled its latest mid-range camera phone – OPPO A3s. The A3s is the first OPPO device in the South Asian market which comes with a 13+2 MP dual rear camera along with a 8 MP AI enabled front camera and super Full screen, a combination that desires to offer users the

  • Shared data with Huawei, 3 other Chinese firms: FB

    New York : Facebook has admitted sharing users’ data with Chinese company Huawei – facing the heat in the US over data privacy concerns – along with three other China-based smartphone makers Lenovo, OPPO and TCL.

  • Nubia Z17 Mini: Tough competition to Oppo, Vivo camera phones

    New Delhi: The fight for camera performance has got intense in the mid-price segment, with Chinese smartphone makers Oppo and Vivo giving their best deals for the Indian consumers till date.  Another camera-centric Chinese player, nubia, has joined the fray with the Z17 Mini that comes with dual-lens combination (13MP+13MP) camera on the rear with 16 modes — and a 16MP front snapper. The Rs 19,999 device competes with Oppo F3 and

  • Apple faces revenue decline even after iPhone 7 launch: Report

    New York: Apple will post the first annual decline in iPhone shipments despite the launch of iPhone 7 in September, said a study, adding that India has emerged as a hot smartphone market and Apple must look seriously into making further inroads into the country.

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    Oppo becomes smartphone market leader in China

    Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo is now the leader in the home smartphone market with 23 per cent market share, followed by Huawei with 17.4 per cent and Vivo with 12 per cent, a media report said on Tuesday. Oppo’s market share right now is also more than both Apple and Samsung combined in China. Apple’s share in China has shrunk to 2014 levels at nine per cent and Xiaomi is at