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IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8% Market research Press releases 

IDC: Third-quarter worldwide smartphone shipments up 0.8%

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0.8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019, reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a total 358.3 million smartphones during the quarter, which was up 8.1% from the previous quarter and enough to return the industry to... Read More
App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30 News People on the Move Tips and tricks 

App updates, rumors, financial news for the week of Aug. 30

New apps and updates Shutterfly app updates adds printing to retail 64BitApps releases Image Plus v.1.3 for macOS Nikon Z Series adds dedicated 3D LUT for N-Log Google Photos adds OCR recognition to iOS and Android apps, via BGR Rumours and items from around the internet ‘Polaroid’ film: A Near Deal With Netflix Becomes a Legal Horror, via Hollywood Reporter Long-lost family photo album finds its way back... Read More
OPPO showcases “waterfall screen” technology Press releases Updates 

OPPO showcases “waterfall screen” technology

DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OPPO, the leading global smartphone brand, has unveiled a prototype device featuring the “Waterfall Screen” design, which has a stronger visual impact due to an almost vertical 88° curved body that makes the device almost completely borderless. It represents OPPO’s innovative exploration of the brand-new form factor of mobile phones. It also reflects OPPO’s exploration... Read More
OPPO unveils under-screen camera tech at MWC Shanghai Events Press releases 

OPPO unveils under-screen camera tech at MWC Shanghai

DUBAI, UAE, June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OPPO today unveiled its groundbreaking technology Under-Screen Camera (USC) at MWC Shanghai 2019, which offers “real full screen” user experience. “OPPO is committed to product and technology innovation that creates a more immersive and comprehensive experience for users,” said Andy Shi, President, OPPO MEA. “USC is part of OPPO’s vision for the future that we hope... Read More
EyeQ partners with smartphone maker OPPO to automatically enhance photos News Press releases 

EyeQ partners with smartphone maker OPPO to automatically enhance photos

First-of-its-Kind Partnership Gives People the Power of Professional Quality Photos, Instantly CALGARY, ALBERTA (PRWEB) JUNE 05, 2019 – OPPO, a top-5 global smartphone brand has partnered with EyeQ (formerly Athentech Imaging, Inc.), the world leader in automatic photo correction. The partnership combines the power of OPPO’s already industry-leading smartphones with EyeQ’s award-winning and multi-patented Perfectly Clear™ image processing technology. “We’re... Read More
Gartner: Global smartphone 1Q sales declined 2.7% Market research Press releases 

Gartner: Global smartphone 1Q sales declined 2.7%

Huawei Secured No. 2 Spot Aided by Strong Performance in China EGHAM, U.K – WEBWIRE – Wednesday, May 29, 2019 –  Global sales of smartphones to end users declined 2.7% in the first quarter of 2019, totaling 373 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Despite its absence from the U.S., Huawei maintained its ranking as the No. 2 smartphone vendor worldwide... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC Market research News Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 6.6% year-over-year, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., April 30, 2019 – Challenges within the smartphone market carried right into the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19) with shipment volumes down 6.6% year over year, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 310.8 million units in 1Q19, which marked the sixth consecutive quarter of decline.... Read More
OPPO confirms 10x hybrid zoom tech to launch in Middle East New Products Press releases 

OPPO confirms 10x hybrid zoom tech to launch in Middle East

Company was the first smartphone player globally to showcase a 10x Hybrid Zoom camera technology during MWC 2019 DUBAI, UAE, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OPPO has confirmed that the world’s first 10x Hybrid Zoom technology on a smartphone camera will be making its way to consumers in the Middle East very soon. Originally previewed in February 2019 at the Mobile World Congress, OPPO is the... Read More
IDC reports a slowdown of China’s smartphone market in Q4 2018 Market research Press releases 

IDC reports a slowdown of China’s smartphone market in Q4 2018

BEIJING, February 14th, 2019 – According to the latest International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments in the Chinese market were down 9.7% YoY to approximately 103 million units in Q4 2018. Among the top five smartphone vendors, Huawei was the biggest winner in Q4 on the back of blockbuster flagship models and a steadily rising brand reputation;... Read More
Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9% Market research Press releases 

Worldwide smartphone shipments down 4.9%

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., January 30, 2019 – According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 375.4 million units during the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), down 4.9% year over year and the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The challenging holiday quarter closes out the worst year ever for smartphone shipments... Read More
OPPO unveiled 10x lossless zoom, ahead of its debut at MWC 2019 Events Press releases Updates 

OPPO unveiled 10x lossless zoom, ahead of its debut at MWC 2019

DUBAI, UAE, January 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — OPPO recently revealed its forthcoming 10x lossless zoom technology at its 2019 Future Technology Communication Conference. An OPPO spokesperson indicated that the 10x lossless zoom technology meets commercial standards and is ready for mass production. OPPO will showcase the breakthrough technology in Barcelona at MWC 2019. Triple camera seamlessly enables 10x zoom To employ the new technology,... Read More
Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC News 

Apple passes Samsung to capture the top position in the worldwide smartphone market while overall shipments decline 6.3% in the fourth quarter, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A slower than expected 2017 holiday quarter closed out the year bringing minimal change to the worldwide smartphone market when compared to 2016. According to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone vendors shipped a total of 403.5 million units during the fourth quarter of 2017 (4Q17), resulting in a 6.3%... Read More
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