News tagged ‘smartphone’
The former Google senior vice president Vic Gundotra believes that Apple photo technology has significantly overstepped Android.
Force quitting the iOS apps won’t prolong the iPhone’s battery life — said Apple blogger John Gruber.
According to the Newzoo report, more than a half of iPhones, produced in the last 10 years, are still being used.
According to the latest report from TrendForce, nearly 50% of all smartphones will have OLED displays by 2020. The main reason for the growth is the adoption of the new display technology by Apple. Since the iPhone is expected to get an OLED screen in 2017 and subsequent years, Apple’s market rivals are very likely to adopt the technology as well to compete with new iPhones on equal terms.
According to the latest report from The Investor, Apple is planning to invest $1.75 to $2.62 billion in the construction of LG’s new OLED manufacturing facilities. Both companies have reportedly agreed on the terms of investment, but are yet to discuss the timing and several other details.
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.
According to the latest report from DigiTimes, Samsung is facing problems with the production of OLED panels for the iPhone 8. Citing people familiar with the matter, the reporters claim that only 3–4 million OLED iPhone units will be ready for shipping in September. This means that Apple is very unlikely to ship 50–60 million iPhone 8 units by the end of 2017, as it was predicted earlier.
A well-known leaker Benjamin Geskin has shared several new images and a video showing the iPhone 8 design. This time he used the smartphone dummy along with an alleged screen protector and a printed wallpaper to reveal how the next-generation Apple flagship will look in the hand.
A couple of new images showing what appears to be a refurbished Galaxy Note 7 have been recently spotted on the Internet. Earlier this year, Samsung revealed that it plans to release a special version of the 2016 flagship with smaller and safer battery in select counties.
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.
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the most interesting posts of the last couple of days.
Most of the articles this week deal with the OLED iPhone 8 and its possible release date, price, and specs. There are also some articles that tell about Apple’s market cap, iPhone 7 sales, and the 10.5-inch iPad Pro with thinner display bezels.
Apple has shared a series of new videos called “How to Shoot on iPhone 7”. Short clips are available on the dedicated page of Apple’s official website. Some of the most interesting clips are also available on Apple’s YouTube channel or below.
LG Innotek will supply Apple with facial recognition camera modules for the upcoming iPhone 8, reports the Korea Economic Daily. The reporters claim Apple and LG Innotek started working on the new system last year and that it will have a wide range of applications, from biometric authentication to gaming.
According to the latest report from Strategy Analytics, the iPhone 7 was the best selling smartphone in the first quarter of 2017 and the iPhone 7 Plus was the second one.
Apple shipped 21.5 million units of the 4.7-inch model and 17.4 million units of the 5.5-inch device. This allowed Apple to take 11% of market. The third best selling smartphone was OPPO R9s, which is being heavily promoted in Asia and India. The fourth and the fifth places in the Strategy Analytics are occupied by Samsung’s Galaxy J3 and galaxy J5.
According to the latest report from JPMorgan, the iPhone 8 will feature an improved earpiece that will make the sound quality better and enhance the waterproofing of the device. The analysts believe the next-generation iPhone will come with AirPods instead of EarPords, however, this is quite unlikely considering the price and availability problems of the new wireless headphones.