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Honor phones arrive in SA

Huawei's e-commerce brand officially launches two smartphone models, which will be available on

Africa's smartphone market sees 6.4% decline QOQ

Despite indicting a strong performance in the region's biggest markets, Africa's smartphone market for 4Q2017 saw an 18% year-on-year decline.

Refurbished smartphones outpace new phone market

The low growth of the new smartphone market in 2017 can be partially attributed to the growth of the refurbished market.

Apple remains major adopter of 3D sensing

Technical barriers in 3D sensing module production will lead to delayed adoption by Android phones, says TrendForce.

Worldwide sales of smartphones record first-ever decline

26 Feb

Huawei and Xiaomi were the only smartphone vendors to achieve year-on-year unit growth in Q4 of 2017.

Telkom promises faster network

Feb 5, 2018

The operator has successfully concluded testing using an advanced multiple antenna system, called Massive MIMO, which promises much faster 4G speeds and a step towards 5G.

Apple leads global smartphone market

Apple captured first place with 19% global market share, nudging Samsung into second position.

Device shipments to increase by 2.1% in 2018

Jan 29, 2018

The mobile phone and premium ultra-mobile market will drive overall growth of device shipments, says Gartner.

eSIM expected to end international roaming

Jan 22, 2018

Roaming has between three to five years before extinction.

Newland is keeping people on the move

The EM20 barcode scanner is particularly easy and straight-forward in use, making it intuitive, even for the most inexperienced commuter, says Newland ID.

VeryKool handsets available in SA

Jan 9, 2018

Local businessman Hloni Theko has acquired 51% of VeryKool Africa and has launched the new line to South Africans.

Samsung on track for record fourth quarter earnings

Jan 5, 2018

Samsung is expected to forecast a record quarterly profit, its semiconductors and screens are snapped up.

Apple apologises for slowing iPhones

Dec 29, 2017

Apple says it will be slashing prices for battery replacements and will change its software to show users whether their phone battery is good.