HMD to set up Nokia 5G device production facilities in Europe
The Nokia licensee says that European production is a "security" step.
HMD Global, one of the largest Nokia production partners, has announced that it plans to set up smartphone production facilities in Europe, according to Reuters.
This marks the first major smartphone production capabilitie... Read more
Bullitt Satellite Connect makes smartphones reachable via satellite
Bullitt Satellite Connect will become available within the first quarter of 2023. The service allows smartphones to send messages via satellite, keeping users connected in areas with little or no mobile coverage.
Satellite communications for smartphones isn't new. Apple is one of the manufac... Read more
HMD launches Nokia subscription service for repairs and recycling
HMD Global introduced Circular, a subscription model for Nokia smartphones. Subscribers' devices are insured against damage, loss and theft. HMD provides replacements for broken-down smartphones. The old device is recycled or reused.
Sustainability is key. HMD ensures that the smartphones of su... Read more
Oppo Reno 8 Pro will be available in Europe from August 31 onwards
The latest Oppo smartphones are just around the corner. The Reno 8 series will be available in Europe from August 31 onwards. The smartphone's cameras are much more powerful than previous models.
Oppo designs Reno smartphones for photography and videography. Camera quality is key. The company r... Read more
Nothing ventures into the smartphone market with Phone (1)
There's a fresh face on the smartphone market. Nothing launches its Phone (1) on the 21st of July. The Android smartphone runs fine, but in terms of performance, other brands work just as well. The design, however, is unique.
Nothing was founded in 2020 by Carl Pei. Seven years earlier, Pei foun... Read more
Arm launches next-gen mobile chips
Chip giant Arm unveiled its newest CPUs and GPUs for the mobile device industry.
Arm doesn't produce chips; instead, it creates the blueprints that hardware manufacturers use to develop CPUs and GPUs. Globally, billions of devices are powered by the company's technologies.
Most smartphones an... Read more
‘European smartphone market plummets 12 percent’
According to a survey by Counterpoint Research, the European smartphone market shrank by 12 percent in Q1 of this year, posting the fewest shipments in over ten years.
According to the research organization, the drop was caused by continued component shortages, COVID-19-related lockdowns in Chi... Read more
Xiaomi launches the Xiaomi 12 Series
Xiaomi introduces the Xiaomi 12 Series, spearheaded by the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X. Improved cameras and fast charging times set the tone.
The cheapest versions of each model cost 699 euros (Xiaomi 12X), 899 euros (Xiaomi 12) and 1099 euros (Xiaomi 12 Pro). The release does not d... Read more
Samsung has started mass production of the Exynos 2200 chip
Samsung announced on Tuesday that it has started mass producing its new mobile application processor, Exynos 2200, which could be a component in the upcoming Galaxy S22 series of smartphones.
The chip, which is built using Samsung’s 4-nanometer EUV node, has a new GPU known as Xclipse (based o... Read more
Xiaomi beats Samsung and is best-selling smartphone brand in Europe
The Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is fast climbing the ranks in the smartphone industry and recently overtook Apple to become the second-largest smartphone vendor globally.
According to new figures, it has also become the number one smartphone brand by the number of sales in Europe.
The num... Read more