OPPO to spend $7 bn on R&D in three years
Owned by BBK Group (which also owns Vivo, Realme and OnePlus), Oppo is the fourth largest player globally with a share of 9% as per Counterpoint Research. The group is close to becoming the largest smartphone manufacturer group globally, accounting for over 20% of the global smartphone market and three of its brands in the top 10, said a report.
Mobile companies seek review of duty on parts as imports from Vietnam soar
India has imported mobile phone components worth more than $1 bill...
Qualcomm aims to drive affordability in 5G next year
Qualcomm will bring 5G to every single tier next year. Throughout 2020, it will bring 5G...
OnePlus begins pilot exports of 5G phones from India
The Chinese smartphone maker is testing 5G capabilities at its R&D centre in Hyderabad.
People experiencing phone repairs more likely to invest in protection plans: Survey
The survey also throws light on where most users tend to drop their phone, what activity results in a higher likelihood of a phone drop, and the number of times they tend to drop the phone.
Feeling agitated in the absence of your smartphone? 23% millennials are addicted to the device
PSU was defined as any behaviour linked to smartphones that has the features of an addiction.
Time to upgrade your home to Smart Home
The West has pretty much upgraded its standard of living to the Smart Home. Despite infrastructure and connectivity problems, you can also start adding some devices to smarten up your home.
Base year depends on global, national economic situation, data availability: Rao Inderjit Singh
As per the United Nations System of National Accounts (UN SNA)-2008, base year of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series is revised from time to time to better capture structural changes in the economy. The member countries are required to revise the base year of their macro-economic indicators like Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Foxconn reopens Indian manufacturing unit as Asian smartphone demand grows
The contract manufacturer is expanding into Tamil Nadu even as it runs operations in Andhra Pradesh; 20,000 jobs likely to be created
Panasonic India revenue dips 10% in FY19; company to enter IT infrastructure management
As per Panasonic India’s latest regulatory filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC) accessed through business intelligence platform Veratech Intelligence, revenue from operation dropped 10.6% year on year in 2018-19 at Rs 4,758.62 crore, while its net loss more than tripled at Rs 459.58 crore against Rs 131.88 crore in FY18.
Realme plans offline-centric smartphone series, to expand retail presence
ealme occupied the fourth spot in the Indian smartphone market with 14.3 per cent share, after Xiaomi (27.1 per cent), Samsung (18.9 per cent) and Vivo (15.2 per cent). Oppo ranked fifth with 11.8 per cent share in the July-September 2019 quarter, as per IDC data. Interestingly, Realme is part of BBK Group, which also owns brands like OPPO, Vivo and OnePlus.
Keep your toddler away from smartphones & tablets; screen time habits may kick off early
By age 8, children were more likely to log the highest amount of screen time.
Techies take ‘fast’ lane on net highway
Tech workers finding ways to wean themselves off the internet, with a deliberate and phased fasting.
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