Mozillion has analyzed the rise in smartphone prices over the past decade and, based on that, has made several predictions about how much more smartphone prices will rise over the next ten years.
The price of flagship iPhones has risen from $200 in 2012 for the iPhone 5 to $1,100 for the iPhone 13 Pro Max, an increase of 452%. If this trend continues, the 2032 iPhone could cost $6,069.
Flagships from Motorola and Huawei are next on the list of phones that have seen their prices rise the most in a decade. Huawei’s high-end phones could retail over $3,300 in 2032 if the current 221% growth trend continues. Before the U.S. blacklisted Huawei, its phones were 30% cheaper than competing devices, but now that the company is struggling to find components, there is a shortage of its devices in the market, driving prices up.
The price of high-end Motorola phones has risen from $300 in 2012 to $1,000 in 2022, making them more expensive by 233%. If this figure continues, premium phones from the brand could cost upwards of $3,333 by 2032.
Samsung is in fourth place with an increase of approximately 184% among its best phones with the highest specifications. The price of premium Nokia phones has grown the least in the last decade – only 55%.
It is also reported that in ten years, OnePlus smartphones could cost $2,342, while Sony could cost $2,358.
Samsung has released a smartphone that neither Xiaomi, nor Huawei, nor Realme offers the likes of. Introduced secure Galaxy XCover6 Pro with a removable battery
Samsung has introduced a secure smartphone Galaxy XCover6 Pro. The manufacturer has not yet revealed the price, but earlier there were rumors about 600 euros. The device will go on sale in July.
Unlike many of its predecessors, the Galaxy XCover6 Pro offers far from the most basic specs. The heart here is the Snapdragon 778G, which means that the XCover6 Pro is more productive than most Samsung smartphones in the Galaxy A line.
The device has 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of flash memory that can be expanded with microSD cards, a 50-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide resolution, a 13-megapixel front camera, and a 6.6-inch IPS screen with a resolution of Full HD + with support for 120 Hz. The display is covered with the latest Glass Victus + glass, but probably a film is glued on top, as is usually the case with secure smartphones.
The battery capacity is small by today’s standards and amounts to 4050 mAh, but the device’s battery is removable, that is, you can replace it yourself by simply opening the back cover. Moreover, hot swapping is supported.
Also worth noting is a USB-C 3.2 port, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, two customizable buttons, and DeX support. As for protection, we are talking about IP68 and the MIL-STD-810H standard.
Chieftec introduced a new cartridge CRD-908H with support for fast charging smartphones
Chieftec has introduced a new CRD-908H card reader, which the manufacturer positions as a multifunctional device.
The novelty is made in the form factor of 3.5 inches and is installed in a conventional case of the system unit. The device supports PD3.0 and QC3.0 fast charging standards, data transfer at speeds up to 5 Gb / s, as well as reading data from SD / microSD memory cards.
The novelty is equipped with USB 3.2 Gen1, USB Type-A and USB Type-C connectors. To connect to the motherboard, a USB 3.2 Gen1 connector is used, and additional power is supplied through the Molex port.
The dimensions of the device are 135.2 x 102.0 x 25.3 mm, the kit comes with the card reader itself, as well as a set of bolts for mounting. Warranty – 24 months.
“Reinvent the telephone”. iPhone went on sale exactly 15 years ago
On this day, fifteen years ago, the new iPhone smartphone, created by Apple under the leadership of the late Steve Jobs, officially went on sale.
The first iPhone was announced by Steve Jobs on January 9, 2007 and went on sale on June 29, 2007. “iPod, phone, mobile internet communicator…these are not three separate devices,” Jobs said at the time. “Today, Apple is going to reinvent the phone.”
Since its introduction, the iPhone has changed the world and the mobile technology industry. It was only 74 days after launch before Apple announced that it had sold over 1 million smartphones. At that time, the device was offered at a price of $500.
The iPhone has evolved a lot over the years, with advanced features, top performance, great cameras, and an App Store that the first iPhone didn’t have. Moreover, the original iPhone did not have one of the most popular features in history – copy and paste.
In an interview published ahead of the anniversary, Apple CMO Greg Joswiak said that Samsung copied the iPhone and simply added a larger screen.
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