Category: Mobile Phones

Predictions Week Highlights: Panel Session with Samsung

Samsung outlines its foldable future As part of our Predictions for 2022 and Beyond event, I was joined on a panel session by Sharon Hegarty, Samsung’s Marketing Director for the…

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Predictions Week Highlights: Interview with Marc Allera, BT

CEO of BT’s Consumer group discusses what’s in store for the operator As part of CCS Insight’s Predictions for 2022 and Beyond event, I had the pleasure of sitting down…

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Mobile Phone Market Looks to a Better 2022

2021 still forecast to remain below pre-pandemic levels The mobile phone market continues its recovery in 2021 following the Covid-induced slump in 2020, but so far it’s still lacking the…

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Advances in RF Front-Ends Made 5G Phones Possible

The complexity of radio frequency design A version of this article is available in Chinese. Click here to download. A decade ago, a fundamental change began in the radio frequency…

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Google Gets Major US Carriers to Sign Up for RCS

Verizon is the latest name to join the rich-messaging party Last week, Verizon announced that it will make Google’s Messages the default messaging app on all Android devices starting in…

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Device Repair in the Spotlight

Our new survey reveals strong interest in having gadgets repaired A couple of weeks ago, President Biden signed an executive order for the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to draft…

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Qualcomm Rewards Snapdragon Fandom

Asus-made smartphone demonstrates the art of the possible Qualcomm made a surprise product announcement on 8 July, introducing a limited-edition, Snapdragon-branded smartphone exclusively for members of its newly formed Snapdragon…

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In the Realm of Rugged Phones, Caveat Emptor

Buying a low-cost rugged device? Approach with caution One of the oldest economic sayings, “caveat emptor”, Latin for “let the buyer beware”, should be top of mind for people eyeing…

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Jio Goes for the 2G Jugular

JioPhone Next targets millions of 2G feature phone users A couple of weeks ago, at Reliance Industries’ 44th annual general meeting, Reliance Industries unveiled its much-anticipated JioPhone Next, an Android-based…

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