Smartphone industry faces tight component supply in 2017
Published in News


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.

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo to sell 500 million smartphones in 2017
Published in Mobiles


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.

Qualcomm to dominate high-end mobile chips
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 is a winner with the vendors

If you buy a high-end android phone it will almost certainly have a Snapdragon 820 under the bonnet.

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:26

Vivo releases 6 GB RAM phone


Xplay5 Elite remembers everything

Vivo has launched what it thinks is the world's first smartphone with 6GB of RAM - the Vivo Xplay5 Elite.

Vivo X6 and X6 Plus have Helio X20
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:36

Vivo X6 and X6 Plus have Helio X20


First of many

MediaTek has previously said its Helio X20 will start shipping to partners in late 2015 and that most of them will launch their designs in early 2016. Vivo will be an early adopter and launch Vivo X6 and X6 Plus with Helio X20 on the last day of November.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 20:56

Vivo Xplay 3S rolls out as first 2K smartphone

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6-incher with QuadHD resolution and Snapdragon 800