Tag Archive: Units


Samsung is shipping Galaxy S20 units as much as five days early

Good news for early adopters.

What you need to know Galaxy S20 units appear to be arriving as much as five days early. Phone officially goes on sale Friday, March 6. Early buyers should expect a camera patch shortly after release.

Samsung made Galaxy S20 buyers wait almost a month between announcement and release, but the wait is going to be slightly less interminable for some users. Some buyers, including Android Central’s own video editor, Hayato Huseman,  [Read More…]

Samsung sold, at best, a modest 500K units of the Galaxy Fold in 2019

A Samsung exec confirmed sales for 2019 were somewhere between 400,000 and 500,000 units.

What you need to know Samsung sold, at most, half a million units of its first foldable in 2019. The number comes straight from the President and CEO of the company’s IT & Mobile Communication division. They follow a previously erroneous claim by Samsung Electronics’ President, Sohn Young-kwon, that the company had sold 1 million units in the three months since the phone’s  [Read More…]

Xiaomi has sold over 1 million Redmi Note 7 units in just under a month

Redmi Note series continues to dominate in India’s budget segment.

The Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro went on sale for the first time in India on March 13, and Xiaomi has announced today that the series racked up over a million sales in under 30 days. That’s a monumental achievement given that the phones were only available in weekly flash sales, and furthers the belief that the Redmi Note series is the one to beat  [Read More…]

Pioneer gears up to bring Alexa to more cars with its latest head units

Alexa may accompany you on your drives in the near future.

Pioneer today announced plans to add Amazon Alexa to its after-market multimedia receivers from 2018 as well as its upcoming 2019 models. At CES in Las Vegas, the company demonstrated two prototype implementations of Alexa integration in its in-car systems using its Smart Sync app as well as on its upcoming 2019 models that run on the WebLink platform.

In-car Alexa access aims to provide users with a  [Read More…]

Canadian Galaxy Note 8 units to receive Oreo update April 5

That’s this Thursday.

A brief delay between Galaxy S8 Oreo rollouts on U.S. and Canadian units is happening again with the Note 8. A week or so after the U.S. counterparts started receiving their Oreo updates, Canadian Note 8 users can look forward to Android 8.0 starting April 5.

While only Rogers has definitively issued a date on its update schedule, Samsung typically rolls out major updates to all of its carrier partners at once, and the Note  [Read More…]

Only 88,000 units of the Essential Phone were sold in 2017

Despite numerous software updates and price cuts, Essential still has a lot of work to do.

It’s no secret at this point that the Essential Phone has had a rough life. Relentless software updates and a dramatic price cut have resulted in the device finally being at least worthy of your consideration, but its blundering launch appears to have hurt Essential where it counts.

IDC Research Director Francisco Jeronimo recently announced on Twitter that the Essential shipped  [Read More…]

BlackBerry’s stronger, more resilient KEYone units are here

BlackBerry Mobile promised it would make things right, and it has done just that.

In early June, a prominent YouTuber broke — nay, destroyed — a KEYone, and BlackBerry Mobile was forced to defend its new baby, a phone that had, until that point, been largely without controversy. The company promised it would make things right, and it has done just that.

It claimed that only a small number of people were experiencing issues with the KEYone’s display detaching  [Read More…]

Unlocked Moto Z units receiving Nougat update in the U.S.

It’s February, which means the unlocked Moto Z is beginning to get Nougat.

As promised, Motorola is now rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the unlocked variant of the Moto Z in the U.S., a wait that, for many, was far too long.

The company told Android Central last month that it wouldn’t be until February that the unlocked Moto Z would begin getting upgraded to Android 7.0, well after the Verizon edition, which was released over  [Read More…]

Xiaomi sells 250,000 units of Redmi Note 4 in 10 minutes, Nougat beta now available

First flash sale crosses 250,000 sales, Nougat beta ROM based on MIUI 8 now available.

During the launch of the Indian variant of the Redmi Note 4, Xiaomi announced that it will roll out a MIUI build based on Nougat shortly. The company is now making the preview build available for those interested in getting an early look at Nougat.

The news comes on the heels of today’s announcement that Xiaomi sold 250,000 units of the  [Read More…]