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smartphones Archives

Global smartphone sales tipped to stay decline this year

Global smartphone sales are expected to fall for the second year running this year.


Huawei sales reached CNY245.5 billion (US$36.7 billion)in the first six months of this year - an increase of 40 per cent...

Asian smartphone sales still lead world

Asian smartphone sales still lead the world market, with Asia Pacific tipped to remain the fastest-growing region this y...

Contactless mobile payments growing

Samsung and Apple smartphones to drive increase in contactless payments.

Apple China bracing for fall

Although Apple China revenue rose by 14 per cent in the latest quarter, the company is starting to see a shift in the ec...

Used phone chain launches in Seoul subway stations

Stores that purchase used cell phones are set to open at Seoul subway stations.

Wearable power supplies: the next new retail category

What’s the next new retail category in electronics? Wearable power supplies, judging by product innovations just reveale...

Phablets cause havoc in tablet market

Phablets are causing havoc in the market of Android-running tablets, says Chinavision.

Smartphones revolutionising China mobile

Smartphones will soon account for two in every three mobile connections in China’s mainland.

New technology promises shopping revolution

New technology on display in Korea this week demonstrates how consumers can go shopping in a supermarket, scan the barco...