Leading global smartphone maker Samsung has cut production of its devices at a large plant in Vietnam due to a global drop in consumer demand.
Employees of a South Korean company acted as Reuters sources. global fall. Production cuts are coming as retailers and warehouses grapple with growing inventories.
U.S. warehouses are full and major retailers in the United States have warned of a slowdown in sales, according to Reuters, with shoppers not spending as much as they did before and during the early stages of the pandemic.
One plant employee told Reuters: “We’re only going to work three days a week, some lines are moving to a four-day work week instead of six, and of course there’s no overtime required now.”
The hardest hit was a manufacturing plant in Vietnam’s northern province of Tai Nguyen. It is one of two mobile manufacturing bases in the country where Samsung manufactures half of its smartphones.
That being said, the South Korean giant is optimistic about demand for smartphones in the second half of the year, as Samsung said in a recent report that supply disruptions have largely been eliminated and that demand will either remain flat or see single-digit growth.
Android 13 fixes over 150 bugs on Pixel smartphones
Recently, Google unexpectedly released the final version of the Android 13 OS, which became available for Pixel smartphones. And, it seems, the owners of such devices should install it now.
It turned out that in Android 13, the search giant fixed a huge number of bugs that existed in Pixel smartphones. More specifically, the list includes 151 issues that Google has fixed in the update.
In particular, the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro have a much better in-display fingerprint scanner, the slowness of which many have complained about. We also fixed the issue with double-tap to wake up the screen, Always-On Display, auto-brightness, auto-rotate the screen, and more. Users of the new Pixels say that smartphones have simply become faster and more stable.
As a reminder, Android 13 is available for Google models starting with the Pixel 4 line.
A full-fledged WhatsApp client for Windows has finally been released. It can run in the background and doesn’t need to sync with your phone
What Viber and Telegram have had for a long time has finally appeared in WhatsApp: after a long period of beta testing, the messenger client for Windows has finally been released. The app is available for download from the Microsoft Store.
Now you do not need to run WhatsApp in a browser – you can download the application to your mobile computer or PC – and communicate in the format familiar to users of other instant messengers. The Windows WhatsApp client runs in the background and does not need to be synchronized with your phone. Later, the developers promise to release a version for macOS.
The cameras of the iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro and the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro were compared in a general image
Less than a month is left before the release of the iPhone 14 series, while insiders leaked the design of the smartphone a long time ago, and the exact drawings that fell into the hands of accessory manufacturers made it possible to create three-dimensional models of new devices.
The main innovation of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will be new screens that will abandon the bangs that appeared in the iPhone X and get two small holes. We have already published a comparison of the screens of the iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro.
However, new smartphones will also receive once again an enlarged main camera unit. This time, it will not only be large in area, but also protrude more strongly above the surface of the rear panel (by as much as 4.17 mm).
The source published a comparison of the main camera modules of five generations of Apple smartphones: iPhone X, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro and the upcoming iPhone 14 Pro.
Recall that the size of the main camera block of the iPhone 14 Pro will be increased, in particular, due to the use of a new 48-megapixel camera.
According to rumors, new smartphones will be presented on September 7th.
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