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Huawei to bring more affordable foldable phones in H2

Foldable phones are slowly but surely making their way to more consumers and Huawei is looking to remain competitive by bringing more affordable offerings. A new Digitimes report details at least three foldable    

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Notebook makers see 2Q21 shipments fall short of orders by up to 50%

The supply of notebooks particularly that of Chromebooks remains constrained in the second quarter, with ODMs and brand vendors expected to see shipments fall short of orders by 30-50%, according to industry so    

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MediaTek first to release a 4nm chipset, already has orders from OEMs

According to two separate sources, MediaTek is going to be the first chip maker to release a 4nm chipset. Production is supposed to start either at the end of this year (Q4 2021) or at the beginning of 2022.In    

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Global smartphone revenue to spike 13% in 2021, says Strategy Analytics

Global smartphone wholesale revenue will increase 13% on year in 2021, the highest revenue growth in six years, according to Strategy Analytics. Despite the economic uncertainty and dented consumer confidence c    

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China, Korea battery makers building plants in Europe, US

Major Chinese and South Korean makers of EV-use lithium batteries have been setting up plants in Europe and the US respectively, encouraged by the region's strong plicy support for new energy cars.    

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China sees strong sales for new energy cars in March

China-based makers produced 216,000 new energy vehicles and sold 226,000 units in March 2021, rising 2.5 times and 2.4 times respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAA    

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China smartphone shipments surge in March

About 35.27 million smartphones were shipped to China in March 2021, up 67.7% from a year earlier, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).    

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The new Snapdragon 780G is a 5nm mid-range chip with flagship-grade modem

Qualcomm just unveiled what could be the premium mid-range chipset to beat – the Snapdragon 780G is one the first chipsets in its class to be built on a 5nm node (following the Exynos 1080) and it’s    

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Xiaomi to equip the new Mi Mix with a liquid lens

Xiaomi will bring back the Mi Mix series at the March 29 launch. In a teaser, the company revealed the phone will have a camera with a liquid lens, researched and developed in-house. It is supposed to imitate h    

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Xiaomi posts stellar 2020 annual results as it sold 10M premium smartphones

Xiaomi has announced its financial results for 2020, and the numbers look absolutely stellar. Profit increased on a yearly basis, while smartphone shipments rose 17.5% to 146.4 million units. Also half the comp    

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