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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.