Tag Archive: Europe


Samsung’s market share in Europe jumped to over 40% in Q2 2019

Samsung shipped more phones in Europe in Q2 2019 than Huawei and Apple combined.

What you need to know Samsung and Xiaomi were the two big gainers in the European smartphone market in Q2 2019. Samsung’s market share increased to 40.6% in Europe in the second quarter of 2019. Xiaomi shipped 4.3 million smartphones in European markets in Q2 2019, a growth of 48% over the same period last year.

Samsung’s revamped Galaxy A series of phones  [Read More…]

Google will let Android users in Europe choose their default search engine

Users can pick their preferred search provider from a choice screen when setting up an Android device for the first time.

What you need to know Google will allow Android users in Europe to select their default search provider using a new choice screen starting in early 2020. A new choice screen listing various search providers will be shown to users when they set up a new Android phone or tablet in Europe. Google will hold auctions  [Read More…]

KnowRoaming’s new eSIM gets you connected in the U.S. or Europe for $10

I am an unabashed fan of the eSIM. The prospect of decoupling a phone from the physical SIM card that provides the means for connectivity to a particular carrier — and usually only one carrier — is very attractive. But for one reason or another, mainly having to do with the powerful carriers that provide the service, and the lucrative roaming agreements they make with providers in other countries, eSIM adoption has been molasses slow.

That’s slowly changing  [Read More…]

Android Pie is finally coming to the LG G7 in the U.S. and Europe

Verizon users appear to be the first to receive the update here in the U.S.

What you need to know The Android 9 Pie update is rolling out to LG G7 users in Europe and the U.S. The update includes gesture navigation, adaptive battery, and Cine Shot among other improvements. Verizon users appear to be the first to receive the update in the U.S.

At long last, LG G7 users outside of South Korea are  [Read More…]

The OnePlus 7 is now up for sale in India and Europe

You can now get your hands on OnePlus’ 2019 value flagship.

What you need to know The OnePlus 7 is now on sale in India, UK, and other European markets. The phone is available in 6GB/128GB and 8GB/256GB configurations. It retails for ₹32,999 in India, £499 in the UK, and €559 in Europe.

The OnePlus 7 is now available for purchase. The phone is making its debut in India, UK, and other European markets, and is sold  [Read More…]

Nubia’s Red Magic Mars gaming phone is coming to North America and Europe

Nubia will kick off sales of its latest gaming phone in North America and Europe from January 31.

Android gaming is seeing a resurgence following the immense success of battle royale titles like PUBG and Fortnite, and manufacturers are catering to the demand with gaming-centric phones. We’ve already seen the likes of the ASUS ROG Phone, Vivo NEX, Razer Phone 2, and Xiaomi’s Black Shark sub-brand, and Nubia is announcing today that it will start selling its  [Read More…]

Thunder Purple OnePlus 6T coming to North America and Europe on Nov. 15

It’ll be available with 8GB RAM + 128GB of storage for $ 579.

OnePlus has become somewhat infamous for releasing new colors for its smartphones shortly after they initially launch, and that pattern is continuing once more with the new Thunder Purple color for the OnePlus 6T. Thunder Purple was first introduced in China on November 5, but starting November 15, it’ll be available in North America and Europe.

The color really is something, and OnePlus appears  [Read More…]

OnePlus plans on launching the first 5G phone in Europe in 2019

The 5G phone will exist alongside OnePlus’s other LTE handsets.

OnePlus just announced the OnePlus 6T earlier this morning, but even so, the company’s already hard at work on its successor. In an interview with The Verge, CEO Pete Lau confirmed that it plans on launching a 5G-capable phone in Europe as early as next year.

Lau said, “We’re very happy that our efforts with OnePlus will include 5G smartphones in the very near future.” Furthermore, he  [Read More…]

Samsung to use 100% renewable energy in the U.S., China, and Europe by 2020

The renewable energy will be used at the company’s factories and offices.

On Thursday, June 14, Samsung announced a big change in the way it powers all of its operations. By 2020, the company aims to use 100% renewable energy at factories, offices, and operational facilities throughout the United States, China, and Europe.

While these three regions are Samsung’s main focus at the moment, it says it’ll “seek to further increase its use of renewable energy around  [Read More…]

Honor 10 is coming to Europe: AI camera + iridescent glass chassis

New handset coming May 15, priced £399.

Huawei’s Honor brand has just unveiled its latest affordable flagship, the Honor 10, at an event in London. And as expected, the phone brings many of the key features of the P20 to a more affordable price point.

The phone packs a 5.83-inch 1080p display with a P20-style cutout up top, and front-facing fingerprint down below. Around the back, the Honor 10 comes in the standard grey and black, in  [Read More…]