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The Verge
7 hours ago
Apple

The incredible shrinking, stretching iPhone

The iPhone Plus model might be replaced by a slim model in 2025, representing new design trends beyond the existing lineup. [ more ]
ReadWrite
16 hours ago
Apple

Foldable iPhone could launch in 2026 as report says development has begun

Apple rumored to release a foldable iPhone in 2026, potentially similar to Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Apple

Apple slams DOJ antitrust lawsuit alleging smartphone monopoly, urges dismissal

Apple plans to dismiss lawsuit alleging monopolization of smartphone market by DOJ and 15 states. [ more ]
Semafor
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Worried about falling behind, Apple reorganizes around AI | Semafor

Apple is developing an in-house generative AI tool to improve Siri amid concerns of losing dominance in the smartphone market due to advancements by other companies. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Apple

Samsung Reclaims Top Phonemaker Crown From Apple | Entrepreneur

Samsung regained the top spot in the global smartphone market from Apple. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Apple

iPhone sales are plunging. Here's why

iPhone sales in China declined sharply, leading to a 10% decrease in Apple's smartphone sales last quarter. [ more ]
The Verge
7 hours ago
Apple

The incredible shrinking, stretching iPhone

The iPhone Plus model might be replaced by a slim model in 2025, representing new design trends beyond the existing lineup. [ more ]
ReadWrite
16 hours ago
Apple

Foldable iPhone could launch in 2026 as report says development has begun

Apple rumored to release a foldable iPhone in 2026, potentially similar to Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip. [ more ]
New York Post
2 months ago
Apple

Apple slams DOJ antitrust lawsuit alleging smartphone monopoly, urges dismissal

Apple plans to dismiss lawsuit alleging monopolization of smartphone market by DOJ and 15 states. [ more ]
Semafor
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Worried about falling behind, Apple reorganizes around AI | Semafor

Apple is developing an in-house generative AI tool to improve Siri amid concerns of losing dominance in the smartphone market due to advancements by other companies. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
3 months ago
Apple

Samsung Reclaims Top Phonemaker Crown From Apple | Entrepreneur

Samsung regained the top spot in the global smartphone market from Apple. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
3 months ago
Apple

iPhone sales are plunging. Here's why

iPhone sales in China declined sharply, leading to a 10% decrease in Apple's smartphone sales last quarter. [ more ]
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GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Business intelligence

Canalys Smartphone market in Southeast Asia sees 12% growth in Q1 2024

The Southeast Asian smartphone market experienced a 12% growth in Q1, showing signs of recovery post a challenging 2023. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
2 months ago
Design

Leaks suggest a Cheaper $249 version of the Nothing (2a) Smartphone under its CMF sub-brand - Yanko Design

CMF, a sub-brand of Nothing, is rumored to enter the smartphone market with the affordable CMF Phone (1), rivaling the Nothing Phone (2a) with similar core specs at a lower price. [ more ]
Fast Company
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

What is a GenAI phone? Here's everything you need to know

The term GenAI phone has recently emerged and refers to smartphones with generative AI capabilities for creating original content, not just preprogrammed responses. [ more ]
#meizu
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

Meizu 21 Note announced with SD 8 Gen 2 and Flyme AIOS

Meizu is exiting the smartphone market but continues to release the Meizu 21 Note with advanced AI features and impressive specifications. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Wearables

Meizu sets launch date for 21 Note, reveals key specs

Meizu launches 21 Note despite announcing exit from smartphone market. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

Meizu 21 Note announced with SD 8 Gen 2 and Flyme AIOS

Meizu is exiting the smartphone market but continues to release the Meizu 21 Note with advanced AI features and impressive specifications. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Wearables

Meizu sets launch date for 21 Note, reveals key specs

Meizu launches 21 Note despite announcing exit from smartphone market. [ more ]
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Ars Technica
2 months ago
Wearables

Pixel 8a review-Google's budget champion gets even better

The Google Pixel 8a offers significant improvements over its predecessor at the same price, making it a top bargain in the smartphone market. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Wearables

Rumored Galaxy Z Fold6 FE may not launch this year

Samsung may postpone the launch of the Galaxy Z Fold6 FE due to design and market uncertainties. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

Counterpoint: US smartphone sales keep declining, Apple still comfortably on top

Smartphone shipments in the US declined 8% YoY for the first quarter of 2024, attributed to high-end iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max sales in Q1 2023.
Counterpoint Research predicts a potential recovery in Q3 with new launches boosting demand and seasonal growth. [ more ]
#premium-segment
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

Counterpoint: smartphone market in India is shifting towards more premium models

Consumers in India favor premium smartphones for gaming, AI, and camera capabilities, with 5G adoption driving growth in this segment. [ more ]
Gadgets 360
2 months ago
Wearables

Oppo Find X7 Ultra Review

Oppo is showing interest in the ultra-premium smartphone segment in India, testing the waters with the Find X7 Ultra. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

Counterpoint: smartphone market in India is shifting towards more premium models

Consumers in India favor premium smartphones for gaming, AI, and camera capabilities, with 5G adoption driving growth in this segment. [ more ]
Gadgets 360
2 months ago
Wearables

Oppo Find X7 Ultra Review

Oppo is showing interest in the ultra-premium smartphone segment in India, testing the waters with the Find X7 Ultra. [ more ]
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GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Mobile UX

CR: Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max is the best-selling smartphone for Q1 '24

Apple's iPhone 15 Pro Max leads the Q1 2024 sales, showcasing the dominance of Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market. [ more ]
#samsung
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Wearables

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip FE: Release date, specs, price and everything we know so far

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Z Flip FE at Paris Unpacked event in July alongside Galaxy Z Flip 6. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
5 months ago
Business intelligence

TrendForce: 15.9 million foldables shipped in 2023, Samsung was the clear-cut leader

Foldable phone shipments rose by 25% year-over-year in 2023
Samsung remains the dominant player in the foldable smartphone market. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Samsung hopes Biadu AI partnership will regain foothold in China

Samsung partners with Baidu to win over Chinese consumers and compete in the Chinese smartphone market.
Baidu's Ernie LLM is seen as a replacement for Google Gemini AI on Samsung's Galaxy S24 series in China. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Samsung to kick off year of AI phones with new launch this month in San Jose

Samsung plans to launch its next flagship device, likely called the Galaxy S24, with a focus on AI capabilities.
More than a billion smartphones with built-in generative AI are expected to be shipped by the end of 2027. [ more ]
Ars Technica
6 months ago
Gadgets

Smartphone manufacturers still want to make foldables a thing

Foldable phones have not yet gained mainstream popularity, with a market share of only 1 percent of all smartphones globally.
Samsung is investing heavily in foldable phones and predicts that they may surpass a third of all smartphones costing over $600 by 2027. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
1 week ago
Wearables

Samsung wants Galaxy Z Fold6 and Flip6 to deliver 10% better sales than their predecessors

Samsung unveiled Galaxy Z Fold6 and Flip6 with AI onboard, expecting a 10% sales boost over predecessors. [ more ]
ReadWrite
2 months ago
Wearables

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip FE: Release date, specs, price and everything we know so far

Samsung to unveil Galaxy Z Flip FE at Paris Unpacked event in July alongside Galaxy Z Flip 6. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
5 months ago
Business intelligence

TrendForce: 15.9 million foldables shipped in 2023, Samsung was the clear-cut leader

Foldable phone shipments rose by 25% year-over-year in 2023
Samsung remains the dominant player in the foldable smartphone market. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Samsung hopes Biadu AI partnership will regain foothold in China

Samsung partners with Baidu to win over Chinese consumers and compete in the Chinese smartphone market.
Baidu's Ernie LLM is seen as a replacement for Google Gemini AI on Samsung's Galaxy S24 series in China. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
6 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Samsung to kick off year of AI phones with new launch this month in San Jose

Samsung plans to launch its next flagship device, likely called the Galaxy S24, with a focus on AI capabilities.
More than a billion smartphones with built-in generative AI are expected to be shipped by the end of 2027. [ more ]
Ars Technica
6 months ago
Gadgets

Smartphone manufacturers still want to make foldables a thing

Foldable phones have not yet gained mainstream popularity, with a market share of only 1 percent of all smartphones globally.
Samsung is investing heavily in foldable phones and predicts that they may surpass a third of all smartphones costing over $600 by 2027. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
1 week ago
Wearables

Samsung wants Galaxy Z Fold6 and Flip6 to deliver 10% better sales than their predecessors

Samsung unveiled Galaxy Z Fold6 and Flip6 with AI onboard, expecting a 10% sales boost over predecessors. [ more ]
moresamsung
Theregister
2 months ago
Tech industry

That time when Microsoft bought and killed Nokia phone unit

Nokia's downfall in the mobile market was due to a fatal combination of bad management, failure to predict market changes, and subpar products. [ more ]
Theregister
2 months ago
Tech industry

Huawei's rebounds from sanctions with profits up 564 percent

Huawei's net profits grew by 564% despite US sanctions. [ more ]
TechCrunch
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Watch: Between Rabbit's R1 vs Humane's Ai Pin, which had the best launch? | TechCrunch

The R1 by Rabbit and Humane Ai Pin are AI-powered devices with different features and price points, challenging the smartphone market. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
2 months ago
Tech industry

CIRP: iPhone activations in the US fall to 33% of all smartphones

Smartphone activations in the US show the lowest iPhone share in six years. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Digital life

The Polestar Phone is now official as a rebranded Meizu 21 Pro

Polestar enters the smartphone market with its own device, following the footsteps of Nio's smartphone launch. [ more ]
#samsung-galaxy-a55
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Gadgets

Top 10 trending phones of week 15

Xiaomi's Redmi Note Turbo 3 topped the charts in week 15, surpassing the Samsung Galaxy A55. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Gadgets

Top 10 trending phones of week 14

The Samsung Galaxy A55 maintained its top position amidst tough competition from Motorola Edge 50 Pro.
The Samsung Galaxy A35, Galaxy M55, and Galaxy A54 lost their positions in the chart, impacting Samsung's presence significantly. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Gadgets

Top 10 trending phones of week 15

Xiaomi's Redmi Note Turbo 3 topped the charts in week 15, surpassing the Samsung Galaxy A55. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
3 months ago
Gadgets

Top 10 trending phones of week 14

The Samsung Galaxy A55 maintained its top position amidst tough competition from Motorola Edge 50 Pro.
The Samsung Galaxy A35, Galaxy M55, and Galaxy A54 lost their positions in the chart, impacting Samsung's presence significantly. [ more ]
moresamsung-galaxy-a55
Engadget
3 months ago
Digital life

You can grab the Nothing Phone 2 for $74 off right now

The Nothing Phone 2 on sale at Amazon, $74 off
Unique design with transparent back and LED strip notifications [ more ]
TechCrunch
4 months ago
Tech industry

Punkt rocks its minimalist roots with 'privacy-first' MC02 smartphone | TechCrunch

Punkt launches first smartphone with focus on utility, privacy, and minimalism
Challenges faced by companies trying to challenge Apple-Google duopoly in the smartphone market. [ more ]
Yanko Design - Modern Industrial Design News
5 months ago
Web design

Google Pixel Fold 2 renders say goodbye to a distinctive design - Yanko Design

The foldable phone market is evolving with design improvements expected
Google's second foldable phone may have a controversial camera design change. [ more ]
Engadget
5 months ago
Apple

The Morning After: Foldable iPhone rumors, Rogan's new Spotify deal and more

Apple's Vision Pro offers a glimpse into the future of computing, with AR, gesture interfaces, and high-technology screens.
OnePlus 12 proves that AI tricks are not necessary for a competitive smartphone in 2024, with its speedy performance, good battery life, solid cameras, and a lower price than the Galaxy S24+. [ more ]
#pricing-strategy
Entrepreneur
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Apple's strategic pivot: Discounting the Chinese market | Entrepreneur

Apple announces rare discount on iPhone 15 lineup in China
This strategic discount shows Apple's adaptability to the Chinese market [ more ]
Know Your Mobile
3 weeks ago
Mobile UX

Google Pixel 9 Pro XL Price Predictions: How Much Will It Cost?

Google is set to release the high-end Pixel 9 Pro XL in 2024 with a speculated price range of $1099 to $1199, maintaining competitiveness with Apple and Samsung. [ more ]
Entrepreneur
6 months ago
Business intelligence

Apple's strategic pivot: Discounting the Chinese market | Entrepreneur

Apple announces rare discount on iPhone 15 lineup in China
This strategic discount shows Apple's adaptability to the Chinese market [ more ]
Know Your Mobile
3 weeks ago
Mobile UX

Google Pixel 9 Pro XL Price Predictions: How Much Will It Cost?

Google is set to release the high-end Pixel 9 Pro XL in 2024 with a speculated price range of $1099 to $1199, maintaining competitiveness with Apple and Samsung. [ more ]
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New York Post
6 months ago
Tech industry

DOJ close to filing massive antitrust suit against Apple over iPhone dominance: report

The Justice Department is in the late stages of filing a massive antitrust lawsuit against Apple.
The probe is focused on whether Apple has leveraged its products to ensure a dominant hold on the smartphone market. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
6 months ago
Digital life

Got a new phone for Christmas? Expert reveals best time to hand in your old one for most value

According to 4gadgets' Smartphone Index, second year of owning your mobile phone would be the best time to trade it in to get the most money for it.
ZDNET
1 week ago
Wearables

The $349 OnePlus 12R is my favorite Android phone deal on Prime Day. Here's why

Affordable price, excellent build quality, long battery life, brilliant display, ultra-fast charging - OnePlus 12R is a top choice for many. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
1 week ago
Mobile UX

IDC: Smartphone market continues to regain ground in Q2, shipments up 6.5%

Smartphone shipments grew by 6.5% in Q2 2024, driven by AI and higher prices. [ more ]
ReadWrite
1 week ago
Digital life

Nothing Phone 3: Expected release date, specs, features and design

Nothing Phone 3 aims to enter the competitive smartphone market with innovative designs and features, striving to excite users and make a lasting impact. [ more ]
GSMArena.com
1 week ago
Mobile UX

Nubia is relaunching Z60 Ultra with overclocked SD8 Gen 3

nubia is planning to launch the Z60 Ultra with an upgraded chipset for enhanced performance and AI features. [ more ]
Know Your Mobile
2 weeks ago
Mobile UX

CMF Nothing Phone 1 Bucks Trend with MicroSD Card Support

CMF Nothing Phone 1 offers microSD support, addressing storage needs in a market where expandable storage is becoming rare. [ more ]
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