Category: Mobile Phones

High-Performance RF Filters Will Secure True Promise of 5G

Why the 5G neighbourhood needs effective fences In an abundance of caution, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cited safety concerns in late 2021 to force a delay in the…

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Chinese Foldable Phone Market on the Bend

Competition will ramp up in 2022 Until recently, the market for foldable devices in China has been relatively lacklustre. But in the space of a few months toward the end…

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The Consumer Device Forecasting Puzzle in 2022

A dynamic and interesting year is in store for the tech industry Technology market forecasting has never been a boring job, but the past two years have been particularly fascinating….

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Snapdragon Gets Snap-Happy

Qualcomm clears the way for major upgrades to smartphone cameras This week, after a pandemic-induced hiatus, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Tech Summit once again took place in Hawaii, where the chipmaker showed…

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MediaTek Joins the Flagship Club

New Dimensity 9000 stakes claim on top-tier phones In what may be the company’s most significant chipset announcement yet, MediaTek recently unveiled its Dimensity 9000 system-on-chip (SoC), a premium mobile…

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A Busy First Six Months for Virgin Media O2

New joint venture hits the ground running, but its greatest challenges lie ahead Next week, on 1 December, marks six months since the official launch of Virgin Media O2. With…

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Apples and Repairs

Survey shows support for efforts to make devices more repairable Last week, Apple announced that starting in 2022 in the US, owners of some iPhones will be able to order…

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Inside the Apple iPhone 13

Our latest teardown reveals Apple’s design tricks As a part of our analyses of the latest and most significant mobile phone designs, we’ve conducted a thorough teardown of Apple’s iPhone…

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Advances in 5G RF Front-Ends Lead to Longer Battery Life

More functions, less battery drain with new 5G designs A PDF of this article is available in Chinese. Click here to download. In the first of a three-part blog series…

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5G Progresses Despite Questions About Mobile Phone Supply

Connections will triple in 2021, shows new forecast The worldwide transition to 5G networks continues apace. Our latest forecast, available to subscribers here, shows that 5G network connections worldwide remain…

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