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LG Wing 5G Review: A Sidekick Among Foldables

The LG Wing 5G is an innovative dual-screen smartphone where the primary display swivels to reveal the secondary screen. Under the hood is a 7nm…

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HONOR V40 Review: Stylish Design, Vivid Display, Fluid Gaming Experience

The HONOR V40 flaunts a 6.72-inch curved OLED screen. Under the hood is a 7nm MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ SoC with support for 5G connectivity. The…

Smartphone Market Rebounds in Netherlands, Denmark, Finland in Q4 2020

Smartphone Market Rebounds in Netherlands, Denmark, Finland in Q4 2020; 5G Penetration Crosses 50% of Shipments

London, Boston, Toronto, New Delhi, Beijing, Taipei, Seoul – February 22, 2021 Smartphone shipments in the Netherlands, Denmark, and Finland showed…

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Comparing Mid-range 5G Smartphones for Around $700 and Below

5G smartphone prices are coming down rapidly. We had to revise down our forecasts for 5G smartphone prices during 2020 and, consequently, our volume…

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Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung In Russia Online Smartphone Sales in Q4 2020

Online smartphone sales reached 35% of the total sales in Russia during Q4 2020. Apple broke into the top three smartphone brands in the online…

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Global Cellular IoT Module Shipments to Cross 780 Mn Units in 2024

North America will overtake Europe in 2024 to become the second largest market after China. 5G will lead in terms of value while NB-IoT will lead in…

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Will Foxconn Shake EV Industry?

Apple supplier Foxconn, with an aim to diversify its business and reduce overdependency on Apple for revenue generation, is betting big on electric…

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

COVID Dents TCU Shipments but Recovery Looks Promising

Continental, LG, and Harman together account for a majority of global TCU shipments. One in four TCUs shipped in 2025 will be 5G-enabled. Automakers…

5G mmWave: Ecosystem & Economics Becoming Attractive

Change is in the air. COVID-19 has wrought massive changes on how people work, learn and interact. New technology can enable the accelerated changes…

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vivo V20 Pro 5G: Impressive Design, Capable Cameras and 5G Make it a Promising Upgrade

The vivo V20 Pro 5G features one of the slimmest designs at 7.49 mm. Under the hood is a 7nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC with Sub-6GHz 5G support.…

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Top 10 Automotive Announcements in CES 2021

Like the past few years, automotive players used the 2021 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), organized from January 11 to 14, to…

Smartphone Component Supply Shortages and Outlook for Top 6 Brands

Overview: The global smartphone market has come under pressure due to COVID-19 and component supply shortages, which will slow down the expected…

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Podcast: Resilient Smartphone Market Heads Confidently Into 2021

After a few years of decline, we were expecting the smartphone market to grow in 2020. Sure enough, the year did start on a good note. But towards…

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

MediaTek Becomes Biggest Smartphone Chipset Vendor for First Time in Q3 2020

More than 100 million smartphones were sold globally with MediaTek chipsets in Q3 2020. Qualcomm led the market for 5G chipsets in Q3 2020. New…

Global Demand for Laptops gets Pandemic Push

Global Demand for Laptops Gets Pandemic Push

The surge in work-from-home and study-from-home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has meant good news for the laptop market. Counterpoint expects that the…

iPhone 12 Becomes World’s #1 5G Model Within Two Weeks of Launch

The iPhone 12 became the world’s best-selling 5G smartphone model in October despite a delayed launch, which resulted in only two weeks of sales…

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

5G Connected Cars to Grab 40% of China Market by 2025

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, London, Seoul, Buenos Aires, San Diego – December 18, 2020 5G connected car sales volume in China will jump to 7.1…

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Podcast: XR – Where are We in Reality?

When first introduced, eXtended reality (XR) appeared like a futuristic concept. But after years of research and development, the technology is now…