Apple’s decision to skip support for the latest wireless standard on its new iPhones may cost the company a chance at capturing China’s biggest smartphone replacement wave in years.
Apple is developing in-screen fingerprint technology for as early as its 2020 iPhones, according to people familiar with the plans.
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has revealed another glimpse of its hidden selfie camera technology as manufacturers explore new designs to maximise display space.
Foldable phones, 5G and better smartphone cameras are expected to be the main talking points when the Mobile World Congress technology trade show begins in Barcelona next week.
Apple’s falloff in demand for iPhones in China shows the company’s flagship product is hurt by its high price and the rise of cheaper, more comparable rival devices in the world’s biggest market.
Samsung Electronics has posted quarterly profit that topped analyst estimates on growth in its memory chip business, but signalled caution in semiconductors by announcing a cut in capital spending for the year.
Samsung Electronics is overhauling its line-up of premium phones for next year, preparing to launch its first 5G-capable smartphone, a cheaper flagship model and a foldable-screen device to challenge Apple.
Xiaomi delivered a 68% revenue jump and quarterly profit in its maiden earnings report, as the Chinese smartphone giant made strides overseas while fending off a challenge from local rivals such as Oppo.
Apple and Samsung’s domination of the smartphone world is being challenged like never before, with Chinese companies muscling in with cheaper and just as innovative devices.
Sluggish global smartphone sales are starting to crimp earnings at Samsung Electronics, which posted profit that fell short of estimates. The maker of Galaxy phones reported that operating income rose to