Mainstream devices now use larger displays than before
There is an increasing possibility that the smartphone industry may be headed towards supply shortages this year as China-based vendors are demanding rising volumes several key components, according to sources within Taiwanese supply chains.
Impressive gains this year behind Samsung and Apple
According to the latest estimates within the smartphone supply chain, China’s top-three vendors are expected to ship a combined total of 500 million devices in 2017, or roughly one third of all global smartphone shipments.
Enemy of my enema
Chinese smartphone vendors are so worried that Apple is strong arming AMOLED suppliers to suck supply that they have formed their own consortium to fight it.
Unless you are Samsung or Chinese
The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.
Mediatek Helio P10 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652
Oppo has officially announced its new Oppo R9 and Oppo R9 Plus in China and while both will have the same design and should be praised by selfie lovers due to 16MP front camera, there are quite a few differences in terms of hardware.
Oppo will use it in headsets
Oppo has announced a new Super VOOC charging technology which it says will be headed for future headsets and smartphones that the outfit makes.
Makes it the eighth largest
While lacking the fanfare in the west that its rivals get, the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has just announced that it sold 50 million smartphones last year.
Oppo F1 with a larger screen
During the launch event for its first F-line smartphone, the Oppo F1, the company has also teased an upcoming F1 Plus version, which should have a bigger 5.5-inch FHD screen and 4GB of RAM.
4.85 mm, Snapdragon 615 and 5.2 inch screen
With a €399/US $499 price tag