Samsung rolls out hefty-priced foldable smartphone

The South Korean tech giant unveils the Galaxy Z Fold 2, its priciest smartphone in the foldable portfolio.


Samsung SA readies launch of affordable 5G phones

The South Korean telecoms giant prepares to introduce a series of mid-range, 5G-ready smartphones in South Africa.

Aug 6, 2020

Samsung unwraps new Note 20 range, Galaxy Z Fold 2

Samsung ramps up its new flagship Galaxy smartphones with an ecosystem of inter-connected gadgets, launching five new devices and two wearables.

Jul 31, 2020

Huawei sees eight-fold increase in e-commerce sales

Sales on Huawei’s e-commerce site have increased by 805% in the past three months, as lockdown awakens SA’s appetite for online shopping.

Jul 30, 2020

Huawei dislodges Samsung as top smartphone maker in Q2

The Chinese company shipped more smartphones worldwide than any other vendor for the first time in Q2 2020, says market analyst firm Canalys.

Jul 3, 2020

Huge potential for pre-owned phones market, says Flip Phone

SA’s pre-owned phones market is estimated to be four to five times bigger than the new cellphones market, says Flip Phone co-founder Conor Copas.

Jun 23, 2020

World’s innovative firms struggle to stay on top

Company executives’ commitment to innovation drops significantly, resulting in difficulties in making success repeatable.

Jun 11, 2020

LG’s budget K series line-up now available in SA

LG’s new K series mid-range line-up takes on Samsung’s Galaxy A-Series, Apple’s iPhone SE and Huawei’s P30 Lite.

May 4, 2020

Samsung customer call centre delivers exceptional performance

Working closely with Samsung, the iOCO team led a smooth transition from the office call centre environment to a work-from-home scenario within 48 hours.

Apr 30, 2020

COVID-19 hits smartphone market, record declines expected

The effects of the virus have eroded gains in the global smartphone market, according to research firm TrendForce.

Apr 10, 2020

Vodacom offers 20 000 smartphones to COVID-19 health workers

The company says the devices will be used by frontline health workers to collect and transmit data in real time for resource planning purposes.

Mar 23, 2020

Apple sees worst coronavirus impact among tech firms

In six weeks, Apple has fallen from fourth position to 14th place on GlobalData’s consumer electronics thematic scorecard.

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