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.

5 Dec

Qualcomm unveils chip to power 5G smartphones

The chip supplier has unveiled Snapdragon 855, expected to be released in the US in the first half of 2019.

4 Dec

Samsung to release 5G smartphones in US in 2019

Verizon and Samsung will seek to steal a march on Apple by launching US 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019.


Smartphone production to remain flat in Q4

The total production volume for smartphones in Q418 will be roughly similar to that of the third quarter, says TrendForce.

Nov 15, 2018

Threat from Chinese phones hangs over Apple

Investors fear iPhone sales have hit a wall that could spell trouble for the company's plans to make services its main pillar of growth.

Nov 8, 2018

Samsung doubles screen size with foldable phone

The South Korean company presents a foldable display that will allow its future smartphone screens to be seamlessly folded in half.

Nov 5, 2018

Expect foldable phones influx next year

A Chinese electronics manufacturer has already released the world's first smartphone with a foldable screen, with larger players expected to follow early next year.

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.

Sep 21, 2018

Huawei, Samsung pack cameras into mid-range phones

The electronics manufacturers both released mid-range smartphones in South Africa this week that are priced under R10 000.

Sep 14, 2018

Comsol, Samsung lead SA into 5G era

Soweto's Vilakazi Street is lit up with 5G, as Comsol aims for commercial roll-out in 2019 in partnership with Samsung SA.

Sep 7, 2018

Vilakazi Street to light up with live 5G pilot network

South Korean hardware manufacturer Samsung partners with wireless infrastructure provider Comsol to test 5G in Soweto.

Sep 3, 2018

LG, Samsung squeeze in the pixels for new 8K TV set

While 4K TV sets have barely hit the mainstream, manufacturers LG and Samsung are showing off new 8K TVs, which will go on sale next year.

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