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Global smartphone shipments expected to drop nearly 10% in 2020, says IDC Market research News 

Global smartphone shipments expected to drop nearly 10% in 2020, says IDC

The worldwide smartphone market is forecast to decline 9.5% year over year in 2020 with shipments totaling 1.2 billion units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. While the second quarter of 2020 (2Q20) resulted in slightly better than expected numbers, the market was still down 17% year over year with visible signs of economic concerns.... Read More
SANDMARC launches Prolight Collection for iPhone photography, filmmaking New Products 

SANDMARC launches Prolight Collection for iPhone photography, filmmaking

SANDMARC launched a compact, powerful and accurate RGB & Bi-Color lighting system for iPhone: Prolight Collection. ​The Prolight RGB provides more than 16 million hues of light, giving a versatile spectrum of colors for photography and filmmaking, the company claims. ​With a color rendering index (CRI) of 96+ and color temperature ranging from 1,000-10,000K, the Prolight RGB produces accurate colors. ​The... Read More
DOOGEE introduces the S88 Pro IP68 rugged phone with triple camera New Products 

DOOGEE introduces the S88 Pro IP68 rugged phone with triple camera

DOOGEE Hengtong Technology Co. Ltd. launched its latest phone, the DOOGEE S88 Pro, a rugged smartphone with a 10,000 mAh battery, unique LED backlights, a triple camera and has IP68 protection. With a Helio P70 processor, the Android 10 OS S88 Pro incorporates an Arm Cortex-A73/A53 octa-core CPU complex with an Arm Mali-G72 class GPU. The S88 Pro has support... Read More
vivo unveils flagship X50 series with built-in gimbal New Products 

vivo unveils flagship X50 series with built-in gimbal

vivo unveiled the X50, X50 Pro, and X50 Pro+ series of flagship smartphones, which feature “professional-grade” camera technologies that revolutionize the mobile photography experience. The X50 series features stabilization, night mode, zoom, and portrait technologies. “Guided by vivo’s deep insights into consumer needs, and underpinned by our advanced technology, we crafted the X50 series to provide a professional photography experience... Read More
IDC reports smartphone shipment lower in China, flat in India Market research 

IDC reports smartphone shipment lower in China, flat in India

According to the IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone shipments in China stood at 66.6 million units in the first quarter of 2020, a 20.3% decline from 83.6 million units a year ago. This marked the largest decline ever in China as the market was hit by both supply chain disruptions and a demand slump due to lockdowns and the... Read More
OmniVision unveils 64 MP sensor with 0.7 micron pixel size News 

OmniVision unveils 64 MP sensor with 0.7 micron pixel size

OmniVision Technologies announced the OV64B, the company’s first 64-megapixel (MP) image sensor with a 0.7 micron pixel size, enabling 64 MP resolution in a 1/2-inch  optical format. The company says this allows high-end smartphone designers to create thinner phones with high resolution 64 MP cameras. Built on OmniVision’s PureCel Plus stacked die technology, this sensor provides 4K video recordings with electronic image... Read More
Apple introduces second-generation iPhone SE New Products 

Apple introduces second-generation iPhone SE

Apple announced the second-generation $399 iPhone SE, featuring a 4.7-inch Retina HD display and  Touch ID for industry-leading security. iPhone SE comes in a compact design, reinvented from the inside out, and is the most affordable iPhone. Apple claims iPhone SE also features the best single-camera system ever in an iPhone, which unlocks the benefits of computational photography including Portrait... Read More
LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G With LG Dual Screen New Products 

LG announces V60 ThinQ 5G With LG Dual Screen

LG Electronics USA introduced the LG V60 ThinQ 5G featuring 5G connectivity, upgraded audio, video, and photo capabilities, and updated software experiences. The LG V60 comes in two new colors, and features chamfered edges and a large, cinematic, OLED display. The LG V60 is equipped with LG’s most advanced camera features and technologies yet to offer next-level videography experiences, the... Read More
Samsung introduces 5G Galaxy S20, foldable Galaxy Z Flip New Products 

Samsung introduces 5G Galaxy S20, foldable Galaxy Z Flip

  Samsung Electronics unveiled two smartphones this week: the Samsung Galaxy S20 series with a brand-new AI-powered camera architecture and the Galaxy Z Flip, a foldable smartphone. With 5G, a new decade of mobile innovation is beginning.  Every device in the Galaxy S20 series—the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra—comes equipped with 5G technology. The Galaxy S20+ and... Read More
China’s surge to 5G will push worldwide smartphone growth in 2020, according to IDC Market research Press releases 

China’s surge to 5G will push worldwide smartphone growth in 2020, according to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. November 26, 2019 – Following three straight years of market contraction, global smartphone shipments are expected to return to growth in 2020 fueled by ambitious 5G plans in China. According to the latest forecast from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the worldwide smartphone market is expected to grow 1.5% year over year in 2020 with... Read More
Google announces Pixel 4 dual-camera smartphone New Products News 

Google announces Pixel 4 dual-camera smartphone

Google introduced the Pixel 4 dual-camera smartphone, with a new Google Assistant, improved display and motion-sensing interface. Google says the Pixel 4 is the “largest camera upgrade yet:” There are now two cameras on the back of the phone, including a new telephoto lens. When you combine this new hardware feature with our Super Res Zoom software, it gives you... Read More
HITCASE announces the OneClip, a multi-device mobile lens clip New Products Press releases 

HITCASE announces the OneClip, a multi-device mobile lens clip

VANCOUVER, B.C., Oct. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HIT Technologies Inc.announced today the first multi-device mobile lens clip designed by HITCASE, interchangeable across SmartPhones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. The challenge was to create a single product that could attach to every SmartPhone, computer, and tablet that you use in your everyday life. A product that would allow you to do more,... Read More
Vivo V17 Pro is the first smartphone with 32MP dual-elevating front camera New Products News Press releases 

Vivo V17 Pro is the first smartphone with 32MP dual-elevating front camera

Setting new industry standards with professional-grade 48MP AI Quad Camera, powerful gaming features and hardware SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — vivo today unveiled the new V17 Pro smartphone in global markets, starting in India. V17 Pro sports the industry’s first 32MP Dual Elevating Front Camera, a powerful upgrade to vivo’s iconic Elevating Front Camera. It houses cutting-edge features such as the... Read More
Apple Introduces dual camera iPhone 11 New Products Press releases 

Apple Introduces dual camera iPhone 11

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apple® today announced iPhone® 11, delivering innovations that make the world’s most popular smartphone even more powerful, improving the features people use the most throughout their day.1 iPhone 11 introduces a powerful dual-camera system, offering an intuitive camera experience with the highest quality video in a smartphone and Night mode for photos. iPhone 11 is powered by the A13... Read More
Kodak, Eye Caramba offering smartphone photography accessories Events New Products Press releases 

Kodak, Eye Caramba offering smartphone photography accessories

Eye Caramba Ltd., an authorized brand licensee of Eastman Kodak Company, is introducing its new KODAK Smartphone Photography Accessories at IFA 2019. The line of quality smartphone camera tools can easily clip to smartphones and are ideal for anyone who wants to capture their life’s moments with a more unique look. New KODAK Smartphone Photography Accessories provide essential tools for... Read More