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HTC reports another quarterly loss, but things are improving

July 30, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The second quarter is over and former smartphone giant HTC has announced its financial results. The Taiwanese brand posted another loss, though the situation continues to improve. HTC’s losses almost halved thanks to an improved operating margin HTC reported consolidated […]


Android Phone, Products

Smartphone numbers are in: Motorola and Xiaomi were big winners last quarter

July 29, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

The global smartphone market continued to recover in the second quarter of 2021, new data from Omdia reveals. The positive results come despite the fall from grace that Huawei has experienced over the past twelve months. Samsung is still number […]


Android Phone, Products

Google’s CEO teases Pixel 6 and its ‘deep technological investments’

July 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s been prone to mentioning its upcoming Pixel 6 handsets lately and its parent company Alphabet’s quarterly financial results press conference didn’t pass on that tradition yesterday. Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai mentioned during his prepared remarks for investors that, nudge, […]


News and Press

Huawei’s no longer a top-five smartphone brand in China

July 28, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

On the eve of the Huawei P50 series announcement, new market data from China reveals a sharp decline in demand for Huawei smartphones as the brand struggles to deal with US trade sanctions. Huawei is (almost) dead, long live Honor! […]


Android Phone, Products

The first 5G BlackBerry smartphone moves another tiny step closer to release

July 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Once upon a time (not that long ago), a “little” company called Research in Motion (RIM) was on the brink of world domination in the always competitive mobile industry, outselling everyone from Apple to HTC, Samsung, Motorola, and LG with […]


Android Phone, Products

Nokia XR20 and C30 are official; Check out Nokia’s first rugged smartphone

July 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

HMD Global brand Nokia just revealed two new phones, which the company says are built to last a long time. The Nokia XR20 and the Nokia C30 are made with the mobile brand’s new motto in mind: “Love it, trust […]


Android Phone, Products

5 years of camera evolution: S7 Edge vs S21+

July 20, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Have you ever thought about how much phone cameras have improved over the last 5 years? We know we did. We recently used a 5 year old device, the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, which is among one of the most […]


News and Press

Apple vs Google: iPhone and Android activations now split evenly in the US

July 19, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS have dominated the US smartphone market for the past decade and new research shows that there’s no longer a clear trend towards either, with demand for new devices split evenly. Android and iPhone account for […]


Android, Operating System

Even Verizon’s humble Samsung Galaxy A12 is getting Android 11 with One UI 3.1 on top

July 16, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Does anyone remember the last time we reported on an Android 11 update notdelivered to a Samsung device? This writer doesn’t, and somehow, it almost feels like the world’s number one smartphone vendor has helped US carriers get better at […]


Android Phone, Products

Google’s Pixel is getting new sounds with Android 12

July 15, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Good user experience is achieved thanks to all factors that make it up, not just one. Sound is often the most overlooked aspect, but that’s its job. When there is a well-implemented sound design, the user doesn’t notice it but […]