Tag Archive: Smartphone


Sony’s AI-powered sensors are the future of smartphone cameras

Earlier this week Sony announced two new IMX image sensors that are going to change everything when it comes to “smart” photography.

That’s a really bold statement to make, but it’s also an easy prediction because of how smartphones and other smart products use their cameras. You expect a bigger “real” camera with an expensive lens to take great photos because the hardware being used makes it easier. But when you’re using a tiny sensor in a tiny  [Read More…]

Save $400 on the LG V60 ThinQ smartphone when you order online

Upgrade to the LG V60 ThinQ 5G smartphone and get $ 400 off the price when you sign up with Verizon. That brings the price down to $ 22.92 a month for 24 months instead of its regular price of $ 39.58 a month for a total of $ 550.08 versus $ 949.92 when all is said and done. This deal is only available online and requires a you to put the phone on a new line of service.

You  [Read More…]

Grab the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G smartphone and you could save up to $700

Interested in the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G smartphone? Verizon has the hookup for you. You can save as much as $ 700 at Verizon and get a $ 150 gift card on top of that plus a bunch of other free stuff. If you switch to Verizon and grab the Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G Verizon smartphone you will get a direct $ 150 discount just for going for that phone. You can also save up to another $ 550 through  [Read More…]

Meet the world’s most eco-friendly smartphone

There are plenty of incredibly cool smartphones on the market right now. From the latest and greatest iPhone to a series of Samsung and LG models that make it easy to keep in touch and watch shows on the go, there’s certainly no lack of options when it comes to selecting a smartphone that’s right for you.

The only problem is that the average lifespan of a smartphone in today’s world is a mere two years—meaning that countless  [Read More…]

Redmi Note 8 was the best-selling Android smartphone in Q1 2020

Over 8 million Redmi Note 8/8T phones were shipped in the first quarter of the year.

What you need to know The Redmi Note 8/8T was the best-selling Android smartphone in the first quarter of the year. Samsung’s Galaxy A51 was the second most popular Android phone during the January-March period. The Redmi Note 8 series recently crossed the 30 million unit sales milestone globally.

Xiaomi announced earlier this week that it had clocked 30 million sales  [Read More…]

Global smartphone shipments tumbled 13% in Q1 2020 due to COVID-19

The share of 5G smartphones, however, increased by 7% in Q1 2020 compared to the previous quarter.

What you need to know According to Counterpoint Research, the global smartphone market fell 13% YoY in the first quarter of 2020. A total of 295 million smartphones were shipped globally, down from 341 million in the same period a year earlier. The only brands that achieved growth in shipments in Q1 2020 were Xiaomi and Realme.

The global smartphone  [Read More…]

LG’s Q1 2020 net profit jumps 21.1% YoY, despite weak smartphone sales

The company’s smartphone sales decreased by 34% in the first quarter of the year.

What you need to know LG’s operating profit increased to KRW 1.09 trillion ($ 921.47 million) in Q1 2020. The company’s 7.4 percent operating margin during the quarter was the highest in its history for a first quarter. Consolidated revenue, however, declined slightly compared to the same period a year earlier.

Just like its compatriot Samsung, LG today announced its financial results for  [Read More…]

Vivo has surpassed Samsung as the second largest smartphone brand in India

Xiaomi continued to lead the Indian smartphone market with 30.6% share in Q1 2020.

What you need to know BBK-owned smartphone maker Vivo overtook Samsung to emerge as the second largest smartphone vendor in India in Q1 2020. Vivo shipped 6.7 million smartphones in India during the first quarter, while Samsung shipped 6.3 million units. Xiaomi remained the top smartphone vendor in the country, shipping 10.3 million units in Q1 2020.

In the fourth quarter of 2017,  [Read More…]

LG confirms key specs of its Velvet smartphone ahead of May 7 launch

The phone is set to make its global debut at an online launch event on May 7.

What you need to know LG has officially revealed the Velvet ahead of its May 7 launch. It features a 6.8-inch Cinema FullVision display and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765 chipset. The smartphone will go on sale in South Korea starting May 15.

LG had announced last week that it will be taking the wraps off its new Velvet smartphone at an  [Read More…]

LG’s ‘high-end’ Velvet smartphone will debut at an online event on May 7

Velvet will be the first LG phone to feature the company’s new minimalistic design language.

What you need to know LG will be taking the wraps off its new Velvet smartphone at an online event on May 7. The phone will come with an all-new design with a “Raindrop” rear camera setup. It is expected to feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 765G chipset and 5G connectivity.

LG recently showed off the design of its upcoming Velvet smartphone, which is  [Read More…]