Experts from the analytical company Strategy Analytics have calculated that this month will be (or has already been) reached a historical mark – half of the world’s population owns smartphones. This is about 4 billion people. In 1994, only 30 thousand people had smartphones, that is, it took 27 years to reach such a significant milestone. Note that the 1 billion mark was taken in 2012.
“The world’s first modern smartphone, IBM Simon, was commercially launched in the US in 1994,” recalls Linda Sui, senior director at Strategy Analytics. – It was followed by other well-known models such as the Nokia 9110 in 1998 and the Ericsson R380 in 2000. The Apple iPhone popularized the smartphone in 2007, and the available software platform Google Android has democratized smartphones since 2008. ”
Strategy Analytics predicts that 5 billion people will have smartphones by 2030.
Official: Huawei will unveil its second car on July 4th. Hybrid Aito M7 debuts on the same day as nova 10 smartphones
Previously, Huawei announced that the official premiere of the nova 10 series smartphones would take place on July 4, and now it has become known that the company will also introduce its second car, the Aito M7, on the same day. With one shot, Huawei will kill two birds with one stone, however, they say that this day there will be much more new products.
Aito M7 is a hybrid crossover. In terms of dimensions, it will be noticeably larger than Huawei’s first car, the Aito M5 hybrid crossover. The company has released several new teasers that suggest the Aito M7 will be positioned as a large family travel car.
Official details will be revealed on July 4, but it is already known that the car is designed for six, and its dimensions are 5020 x 1945 x 1775 mm with a wheelbase of 2820 mm.
The capacity of the traction battery will be approximately 40 kWh – on pure electricity, the crossover will be able to travel about 150 km, and the average fuel consumption will be about 7 liters per 100 km. There will be no lack of power: a 177 hp electric motor mounted on the front axle will be combined with a 272 hp engine. on the rear axle.
Samsung Galaxy S23 smartphones are unlikely to receive a sub-screen front camera
Samsung is not considering adding under-screen front cameras to the Galaxy S23 line of smartphones. They were not in the Galaxy S22 either. This is stated on the Korean site Naver. A user under the pseudonym Ianzuk, citing sources in the supply chain, claims that Samsung does not have much confidence in the quality of this technology.
The source believes that the under-screen cameras do not yet match the quality of conventional front cameras. ZTE and Xiaomi also had similar problems. They also experimented with under-screen solutions, but failed to solve all the problems.
Even with the $1,799 Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, the quality of selfie shots was lower than with a regular camera. Therefore, according to the source, Samsung will not release a premium line with such cameras.
It was previously reported that the front cameras in the Galaxy S23 will receive more powerful image sensors with a resolution of 12 megapixels. And these smartphones are credited with the main camera with a resolution of 200 megapixels.
Samsung Cuts Prices on Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy Z Fold 3, and Galaxy Z Flip 3, and Giveaway Galaxy Watch 4 in US Sale
The South Korean company Samsung has launched another summer sale, during which it offers to purchase the latest smartphones with discounts and gifts.
The promotion includes the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra with 1TB of flash memory, which has fallen in price by $150 and is offered for $1450. Alternatively, you can get the Galaxy Z Flip 3 for $300 off at $700.
There is no discount on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, but buyers will receive a modern smart watch Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic as a gift. Also, the watch is relied upon when buying the Galaxy Z Flip 3 for $700, which is a very good deal.
Offer valid this weekend only for US residents and visitors.
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