Analyst firm Counterpoint Research has released statistics showing the success of Samsung’s new flagship line of smartphones.
In the US, in the first six weeks since launch, the Samsung Galaxy S21 series sold more than twice the number of Galaxy S20 smartphones a year earlier.
According to analysts, the key role here was played by the lower price of the most affordable version of the Samsung Galaxy S21 – $ 799, as well as active support from American carriers. Also, the launch of the Galaxy S20 was affected by the unfolding coronavirus pandemic.
Buyers’ preferences for models have also changed somewhat. Counterpoint Research analyst Maurice Klaehne noted:
“Compared to last year, the range has undergone significant changes, with one third of S21 sales coming from the base S21 model. Lower cost, coupled with trade-in programs that essentially make the S21 smartphone free, helps drive demand for these flagships. “entry level”… Samsung also got the right camera configuration on the base model with three modules like the more expensive S21 +. “
Will Apple’s dependence on Samsung increase again? The Korean giant may get orders for the production of screens for the iPhone 14 and 14 Max
The Chinese company BOE recently decided to outsmart Apple in order to continue to make money on the supply of screens for the iPhone. However, the Cupertino giant found out about the manipulation of the partner and suspended the acceptance of supplies from BOE. It seems that Samsung can make good money on this whole situation.
Samsung, which is already the main screen supplier for the iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max, may reportedly start making displays for the iPhone 14 and 14 Max as well. That is, she will actually get orders for BOE.
At the moment, Apple has still not given the go-ahead to start producing screens for the new iPhones at the Chinese manufacturer’s facilities, and it is believed that BOE will eventually lose all or most of the orders.
If the situation with BOE is really resolved not in favor of the company, then Apple will simply have no choice but to turn to Samsung, because no one else will be able to produce such a huge number of screens without prior preparation, which, moreover, would suit the demanding Apple in quality .
4500 mAh, 80 W, 50 MP and three years of work without loss of performance. Oppo Reno8 Pro unveiled, world’s first Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 smartphone
Oppo today officially introduced the Reno8 Pro smartphone in China, and it became the first model in the world based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 single-chip system. Tests of this SoC will appear a little later, but according to preliminary data, it will be inferior in performance to MediaTek Dimensity 8000 and Dimensity 8100.
However, there is no doubt that Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 will be popular with smartphone manufacturers, and that Reno8 Pro is just the first sign. The smartphone also received LPDDR4X RAM, UFS 2.1 flash memory and proprietary NPU MariSilicon X like the flagships – it allows you to improve the quality of photos and videos.
The Oppo Reno8 Pro features a 6.62-inch Samsung E4 OLED screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, a 120Hz frame rate and a peak brightness of 1300 cd/m2. The fingerprint scanner is under the screen.
Embedded front camera – with a 32-megapixel Sony IMX709 sensor, the main camera uses sensors with a resolution of 50 MP (Sony IMX766, with OIS), 8 MP (OmniVision OV08D10) and 2 MP. The battery capacity was 4500 mAh, fast wired charging with 80 W is supported. There is also an NFC adapter, a loudspeaker – only one.
The Oppo Reno8 Pro is 7.57 mm thick and weighs 188 grams. The OS is Android 12 with ColorOS 12.1.1 interface. The creators guarantee that the smartphone will work for three years without loss of performance. Prices are as follows: 8/128 GB – $450, 8/256 GB – $480, 12/256 GB – $525.
The world’s first smartphone with a 200-megapixel camera is almost ready to go. Motorola will present its new product in July
The first smartphone with a 200-megapixel camera will be released in July.
Recall, the first will be Motorola Frontier. Under what name it will enter the market is still unknown, but it will probably refer to the Edge line.
The smartphone will get a 200-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL HP1 sensor, and for now one can only wonder if such sensors are needed in smartphones, given that most flagships now rely on 50-megapixel sensors.
The Motorola smartphone was also previously credited with a 144Hz OLED screen, a 60MP front camera, Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 and 125W charging.
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