Tag Archives: Global

Xiaomi Black Shark Global Website Goes Live, Indicating an Imminent International Launch

  Xiaomi’s Black Shark gaming smartphone, or its successor, appears set to launch internationally soon. Xiaomi-backed brand Black Shark had launched its first gaming smartphone in China earlier this year to take on rivals like the Razer Phone. While Razer recently unveiled its second-generation flagship, Xiaomi seems ready for a global launch of the Black Shark. Recently, a successor to the Black Shark was certified in China, suggesting… Read More »

Global PC Market Grows for First Time in 6 Years: Gartner

The global personal computer market grew for the first time in six years in the second quarter of 2018, driven by upgrades in the business segment, a market tracker said Thursday. The research firm Gartner reported that worldwide PC shipments rose 1.4 percent in the past quarter to 62.1 million units, but said it remains unclear if the sector is… Read More »

Xiaomi Starts Rolling Out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to Compatible Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM The ROM is initially heading to devices such as Mi Mix 2S and Redmi S2 The company has suspended the update for the Mi 6, though Xiaomi has started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM to compatible devices. The new development comes days after the Chinese company launched the… Read More »

HMD Global Teases Launch of ‘Charged Up’ Nokia Smartphone for May 29

HIGHLIGHTS HMD Global has teased a new “Charged Up” smartphone launch This will take place on May 29 in Moscow Nokia X6 global variant and Nokia 2, 3, and 5 refreshes speculated HMD Global has started teasing a new Nokia phone launch for May 29. The Finnish company uses hashtag #ChargedUp to suggest a handset or multiple handsets with… Read More »

LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins, Starting From South Korea

  LG unveiled the G7 ThinQ smartphone earlier this month with AI and face recognition features. UK and Europe prices were revealed soon after, and now LG is beginning its official rollout in home market South Korea. The tech giant has also confirmed that the smartphone will soon release in Asia, America, and Europe. LG will make the LG G7 ThinQ available in South… Read More »

Nokia Brand Licencee HMD Global Plans to Make Components in India

Eyeing aggressive growth in India, Finnish company HMD Global – which sells the Nokia brand of phones – is working hard towards manufacturing its own components in the country, a top company executive has emphasised. The company, which has sold 70 million Nokia devices globally, has grown its business nearly five times in the past eight months in India. According… Read More »

After Decline, Global Device Shipments to Grow in 2018: Gartner

After suffering a decline of three percent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 percent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. While the performance of shipments of devices fluctuates Year-over-Year (YoY), end-user device spending continues to rise and is forecast to… Read More »

Nokia 7 Launch in China Expected on October 19 as HMD Global Sends Invites

Nokia 7 may become the next Nokia smartphone to be unveiled as the company has sent out invitesfor a launch in China on October 19. While there is no mention of which handset will be unveiled in the Nokia invite, a teaser on Tmall with the same date points to the number ‘7’, or Qi in Chinese. This has sparked the speculation that it will… Read More »

India Mobile Congress to Emerge as a Global Event, Says Telecom Minister

HIGHLIGHTS Manoj Sinha said DoT will organise the India Mobile Congress every year The first ever India Mobile Congress starts on Wednesday About 150 foreign delegates and eight embassies are participating Telecom minister Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the Department of Telecom will organise the India Mobile Congress every year which would emerge as a global event in coming years. “We want… Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales consistently for June and July. With August sales looking strong for the Chinese vendor, a hat-trick for Huawei, which is now at second spot after South Korean giant Samsung, could be on the… Read More »