Apr 18, 2019

Reviewers find Samsung's new foldable phone to be faulty

Samsung seeded a few early review units of its Galaxy Fold to journalists, who have found the foldable screens break after a few days of use.

Apr 4, 2019

Nokia unveils smartphone with five cameras

The Nokia 9 PureView is now exclusively available from Vodacom and its retail partners.

Apr 4, 2019

Online shopping via smartphones eclipses PCs, tablets

PwC's consumer survey finds smartphones are the device of choice for e-commerce, outstripping other commonly used online shopping channels.

Apr 3, 2019

Huawei P30 lite comes to SA

The new device, now at Vodacom, MTN, Telkom and Cell C stores, is the latest photography-focused triple-camera smartphone.


MWC: Only 2% of MEA mobile subs will be 5G in 2024

Ericsson's new Middle East and Africa Mobility Report predicts the region will have 30 million 5G subscribers by 2024.

Jan 29, 2019

Smartphone production to take a knock in Q1

TrendForce projections show a decline in the global smartphone market for the first quarter of 2019, with smartphone makers setting modest production targets.

Jan 15, 2019

TrendForce predicts smartphone production decline

The decline in global smartphone production may reach 5% in 2019 if impacts from the US-China trade war worsen.

Dec 13, 2018

Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's Tianjin

The South Korean company plans to cease operations at one of its Chinese manufacturing plants by the end of the year.

Dec 11, 2018

Feature phones will impede plans to connect millions: Ndabeni-Abrahams

The availability of feature phones with no Internet access will slow down government's connected citizen ambitions.

Nov 12, 2018

True African smartphone promises affordability, quality

The Mara Group taps SA as one of the countries that will manufacture what's being described as a truly African smartphone.

Oct 15, 2018

Slowing mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Affordability issues and a young population decelerate mobile subscriber growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a GSMA report.


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.

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