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Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus is not the most powerful and efficient smartphone on the market any more. According to the latest data shared by AnTuTu, the HTC U11 has beaten the iPhone in May.
Apple has released three new commercials urging Android users to switch to the iPhone. Today's’ short ads highlight the security, better performance of Apple’s hardware and software, and the ease of moving contacts to an iPhone. The videos are available either below, or on Apple’s YouTube channel.
Apple has released a series of new commercials targeted at those who are planning to switch from their Android phone to the iPhone. The ads highlight the benefits of using the iPhone and are available on Apple’s official YouTube channel and below.
Yesterday, as a part of its annual developer conference, Google announced Andoroid O, improvements to Google Assistant, Google Home, as well as other products and services the company offers. Below you can take a look at the short video shared by The Verge, showing the main announcements made at Google I/O 2017.
Several images showing the refurbished Galaxy Note 7 have recently appeared on the Internet. They come out of Vietnam, a country where the Korean manufacturer has several manufacturing facilities. This fact proves that Samsung may be planning a launch of the updated Galaxy Note 7 in the near future.
Yesterday, Samsung unveiled new iPhone rivals, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. Both handsets feature curved OLED displays and lack physical buttons on front panels. New flagship devices come in two sizes – the smaller model has a 5.8-inch display, and the larger version features a 6.2-inch screen.
Apple has released a 32GB version of the iPhone 6 created for developing countries. The sales of the handset quietly launched in China and India. In Taiwan, customers can pre-order the iPhone 6 and the sales are scheduled to start on March 10th.
A well-known insider Evan Blass has just revealed key specs of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone 7s Plus rival, the Galaxy S8+. According to what can be found on his Twitter, the handset will get a 6.1-inch or 6.2-inch AMOLED display, 4GB or RAM, and an iris scanner. The origin of this specs sheet remains unknown, but Evan Blass is a reliable insider who is to be believed.
According to the latest report from Gartner, Apple sold more smartphones than Samsung in the fourth quarter of 2016. Apple’s smartphone market share accounted for 17.9%, while that of Samsung was equal to 17.8%. The different between two smartphone makers is small – only 256,000 units.
iPhone sales in China demonstrated a year-over-year decline in 2016, reports a research firm IDC. According to the researchers, Chinese customers are waiting for the iPhone 8 that is why the market share fell from 13.6% and 58.4 million units shipped in 2015 to 9.6% and 44.9 million units last year. Apple took the fourth spot in the IDC ranking, while OPPO, Huawei, and VIVO managed to surpass the Cupertino-based giant in both market share and units shipments.
According to the latest report shared by Kantar Worldpanel, Apple’s iPhone captured 31.3% of the US smartphone market in the quarter ending before holidays. Android share is falling as the vendors are selling less smartphone with this operating system on board. In 2015, Android’s share was 60.4% and now it’s 55.3%. iOS is slowly but steadily luring new customers and Android is losing them.
A well-known insider Sonny Dickson has recently claimed that the next-gen iPhone may get two new features. He has been accurate in the past, so his words should be trustworthy.
Apple is reportedly planning to integrate Siri to the messages app to help people check and schedule events on their calendars and make payments using the virtual assistant.
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at them right now.
Most of the articles this week deal with the new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro units released in October and their specs. There are also several posts that tell us about iOS and Android global market share, rumors dealing with the iPhone SE, and the long-awaited AirPods.
While iOS global market share and iPhone shipments continue to decline, Android devices continue to gain momentum. According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, Android share reached nearly 88% in the third calendar quarter of 2016, leaving iOS with 12.1% far behind.