"We have a plan": OPPO begins to get rid of bundled chargers

01 September 2022, 11:04 After initially ridiculing Apple for removing the charger from the iPhone 12, many companies soon did the same. Now, two years later, the most adamant brands are giving up. During yesterday’s launch of the Reno 8... Read more

India intends to ban the sale of Chinese smartphones under $150

August 09, 2022, 10:21 The clouds over Chinese smartphone manufacturers continue to thicken. The other day we said that companies are slowing down their ambitions for 2023, intending to curtail many flagship projects for 2023 with a reorientation to the... Read more

BBK disaster: OPPO and Vivo smartphone sales in China fell by 40%

August 04, 2022, 19:52 The Chinese analytical agency CINNO published a report on the state of the Chinese smartphone market in June 2022. Sales overall fell 16.9% year-over-year, the lowest since 2022, according to CINNO. However, in May the situation... Read more

Snapdragon 8 strikes back: the best AnTuTu globals of July

August 04, 2022, 14:04 At the beginning of the month, AnTuTu published a rating of the most powerful smartphones in July. The main chart includes popular smartphones sold in China, but the benchmark has a separate list of the best... Read more

MediaTek has taken over the AnTuTu mid-range, but Qualcomm doesn't give up

August 01, 2022, 17:38 The last couple of years in the mobile hardware market have been interesting changes. And all because of MediaTek, which added Qualcomm’s headache with its Dimensity family. This year the company has pleased Dimensity 9000 in... Read more

The smartphone market is at its peak, the leaders of the fall are Xiaomi, OPPO and Vivo

Canalys and Omdia have published their smartphone market reports for the second quarter of 2022 (April-June). The conclusions of the companies are the same: sales are falling rapidly, and at the forefront of this fall are Xiaomi, OPPO and Vivo,... Read more

Camera set, OnePlus and Meizu footprints: Nothing Phone (1) secrets from software

With only a few hours left before the premiere of Nothing Phone (1), the firmware of the device leaked onto the Web, revealing many interesting details about the device that would almost certainly have remained secret even after the announcement.... Read more

OPPO plans to leave OnePlus without Nord: what's going on?

In a couple of weeks, the two-year anniversary of the original OnePlus Nord will be held, which became the last project of Carl Pei (Carl Pei), now heading Nothing. In these two years, OnePlus, which has come under the full... Read more

Stop this madness! A new fast charging record is being prepared

Recently, it was reported on the web that Vivo is preparing 200W charging for the IQOO 10 Pro, which promises to be a new record after the 150W option earlier this year. So far, this technology exists only in “urban... Read more

Entertaining infographics of the smartphone market in Q1 2022 by region

Counterpoint Research researchers have published a new report on the results of the mobile market in the first quarter of 2022. In many ways, it coincides with the calculations of Canalys specialists , indicating an overall market decline (-8% y/y... Read more

Announcement of Realme Narzo 50 5G and 50 Pro 5G – hit Dimensity budgets

Realme held a presentation of a couple of new products under the Narzo sub-brand in India. They were the Narzo 50 5G and Narzo 50 Pro 5G models. Both models can hardly be called new, since both of them are... Read more

Collapsed by a third: the results of the smartphone market in Russia in April and new leaders

The smartphone market in Russia began to change rapidly after the well-known events began. Having polled the largest Russian retailers, the Kommersant publication shares a fresh report on the results of April. According to him, sales compared to the same... Read more

Boredom and despondency. How did the smartphone market become what it is today?

Content Boredom in numbers What was once different? Advertisement, one advertisement Engineering progress Coronacrisis Artificial competition What will happen next? Recently, many of our readers and our colleagues have noticed that the smartphone market has become incredibly boring. Endless models... Read more

OPPO Reno 8 Lite showed in the photo and revealed such a familiar filling

In the near future, China will see the premiere of a series of designer middle peasants OPPO Reno 8. According to a recent teaser , at least one of the older models will be able to boast the latest and... Read more

Counterpoint report: Samsung leads, Apple catches up, Xiaomi falls

Counterpoint Research researchers presented a report on global sales of smartphones in the first quarter of this year. Counterpoint estimates that global smartphone brands sold 328 million units, a whopping 7% down from the same period a year ago. Samsung... Read more

H₂OOS will be a product of OxygenOS merger with ColorOS

January 28, 2022, 09:09 The process of merging OnePlus and OPPO continues. In September last year, the companies announced their intention to abandon the two parallel skins OxygenOS and ColorOS in favor of one universal one that combines the benefits... Read more

The final statistics of the smartphone market for 2021: who wins?

January 28, 2022, 09:55 Strategy Analytics specialists summed up the results of the smartphone market for 2021 and its fourth quarter in particular. The first interesting fact of the report was that despite all the talk about the semiconductor crisis,... Read more

TwoPlus and others: OnePlus registers new trademarks

January 31, 2022, 07:24 Beloved by many, OnePlus began to undergo a significant transformation with the transition under the wing of OPPO. This is a significant expansion of the smartphone range, and the merger of the original OxygenOS shell with... Read more

Official: OPPO partners with Hasselblad

February 15, 2022, 07:11 OPPO has officially announced a three-year partnership with Hasselblad, a legendary camera maker whose devices have been used in space programs and landed on the moon. It is to this event that the official OPPO poster... Read more

One Plus 10? Brand new model with Dimensity 8100 and 150W charging

February 28, 2022, 09:27 OnePlus seriously puzzled fans by introducing the flagship OnePlus 10 Pro without the base model OnePlus 10 at the beginning of the year. Apparently, the manufacturer still did not cancel plans for the device, because today... Read more

The alignment of forces in the market of premium smartphones in 2021: a report

March 24, 2022, 11:09 Continuing to sum up the results of 2021, Counterpoint Research has published an interesting report on the dynamics of the premium smartphone market. According to him, global sales in this segment (from $400 and more) grew... Read more

Changed your mind? OnePlus is preparing a foldable smartphone: when to expect?

April 11, 2022, 06:21 The foldable smartphone segment continues to gain popularity, which is why an increasing number of manufacturers are striving to enter it with their solutions. Subsidiary brands of the BBK holding are especially actively working on this:... Read more

The global smartphone market is falling: Q1 2022 report

April 20, 2022, 13:40 The first quarter of 2022 is behind us, which means it’s time to take a look at the dynamics of the smartphone market. According to Canalys researchers, global shipments of smartphones sank noticeably: the decline was... Read more