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Oppo Enco W31: Punchy Bass, Balanced Audio on Budget

As more and more smartphone brands are removing the legacy 3.5mm headphone jack, the True Wireless Stereo (TWS) market is booming globally. Apple…

Reliance Jio: From Telecom Operator to Solutions Provider

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), one of the largest conglomerates in the world, held its 43rd annual general meeting (AGM) on July 15. On the…

Reliance Jio: World’s First ‘Super Operator’?

In the world's second largest mobile market, Reliance Jio, India's leading Communication Service Provider (CSP) or mobile operator, has taken the…

Augmented Reality: It’s Tough in Reality

BOSE is the latest company to withdraw from pursuing ambitions in the augmented reality sector. Other casualties include ODG and Daqri (acquired by…

Nokia: First Incumbent to offer O-RAN Compliant Interfaces?

Nokia: First Incumbent to Offer O-RAN Compliant Interfaces?

Although all the incumbents have developed cloud RAN product portfolios, only Nokia and Samsung have commercial deployments. Recently, Nokia went a…

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Tesla’s Chinese Foray: Why, What and How

In 2018, Tesla CEO Elon Musk signed an agreement with the Shanghai regional government to set up the first Gigafactory in China. Here we discuss why…

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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon 865+ Platform Improves Connectivity & Boosts Gaming Performance

The Snapdragon 865+ is the first mobile SoC to break the 3GHz barrier. It supports both Sub-6Ghz and mmWave 5G when paired with the X55 modem. The…

Xiaomi’s IoT Move: Strategy, Investment Philosophy, Challenges and Success Drivers

With the smartphone market becoming saturated globally, smartphone OEMs have been aggressively developing opportunities in the IoT (Internet of…

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Vivo V19: Good Cameras, Appealing Design & Long Battery Life

Vivo V19 comes with quad rear and dual front cameras. The smartphone is armed with a 4,500mAh battery. Vivo has also bundled a 33W fast charger with…

HiSilicon’s Loss is Qualcomm’s Gain in High-end Segment

The smartphone application processor market is dominated by Qualcomm. The company maintains its lead in the market by catering to all smartphone…

Apple ‘Arms’ Macs with Apple Silicon

At its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this year, Apple announced that its entire Mac product line will switch from Intel chips to Apple…

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Qualcomm brings 5G Support, 120Hz Screen Refresh Rate and more to Budget Phones with Snapdragon 690 Mobile Platform

The Snapdragon 690 mobile platform is built on the 8nm node. The platform brings Sub-6Ghz 5G with support for both SA and NSA bands. Snapdragon 690…

OPPO Unveils New Flagship Reno 4 and Speeds Up its 5G Offerings

OPPO Unveils New Flagship Reno 4 and Speeds Up its 5G Offerings

On June 5th, OPPO unveiled its latest flagship Reno 4 series through an online product launch. OPPO has placed high importance on the success of Reno…

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iOS 14 to macOS Big Sur and Apple Silicon, Top Announcements from WWDC 2020

Last week, Apple held its annual developer conference, WWDC, which was different than the past few years. Instead of having developers and…

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5G MEC – Deployment Options and Challenges for Mobile Operators

One of the major promises of 5G is low latency, with target levels of 1 millisecond being specified for the air interface in 3GPP’s Release 16…

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Oppo Find X2 Pro: Gorgeous Display and Versatile Cameras, at a Premium

The Oppo Find X2 Pro features a 6.7-inch QHD+ display with a 120Hz refresh rate. The triple rear camera setup offers 10X hybrid zoom and 60X digital…

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

The Rise of Smartphone Players in the Smart TV Market

Smartphone makers are now eyeing the smart TV market globally. Smart TV is a natural extension for a lot of device makers as they are quite familiar…

The NAND flash consumption of mobile devices will be three times larger in 2025 than 2021, with the coming of the 5G era

Sponsored by Western Digital, Counterpoint has published a white paper that investigates storage demands for different 5G mobile applications. The…