#Mobile

Apple

Apple again dominates smartphone profit, taking record 85% share

The Cupertino, California-based tech giant collected 48 per cent of revenue from smartphone sales over the course of the year

Honor

Honor GCC’s country manager shares company’s business strategy for 2023

Honor will continue to push the boundaries of customer service, delivering a human-centric experience

Honor x9a

Honor X9a launches in the UAE; here’s what’s on offer

Starting from January 14, the smartphone will be available to pre-order in the UAE via Honor online store and retail outlets for Dhs1299

Whatsapp

WhatsApp to stop functioning on older smartphones from January 2023

In October, WhatsApp experienced a glitch, making it inaccessible temporarily to thousands of users worldwide

Honor

Honor rebuilds its presence in Middle East region

The global technology brand celebrated its second anniversary this year

Honor

‘Honor Magic Vs’ foldable phone launches in China

The device weighs 261g and is said to be the industry’s lightest foldable smartphone currently

Samsung

Samsung heir Lee formally takes helm of technology empire

The board approved the 54-year-old’s ascension to the helm of the $250bn company on Thursday

sustainable

Enabling green tech innovations for a sustainable future

Innovative digital transformation is one of the key enablers towards a sustainable future

Xiaomi 12T

Xiaomi launches 12T series in the UAE

Xiaomi 12T Pro comes in three storage variants, with price starting from Dhs2599

OPPO

Interview: Billy Zhang, vice president, Overseas Sales and Service at OPPO

Zhang explains how the company has progressed over time by making significant investments in R&D to fulfill rising user demands

Honor

Interview: Why Honor focused on bringing vlogging solutions to users

Setting a new standard for mobile vlogging, the Honor 70 delivers a giant leap forward in mobile imaging and video performance, says Zac Li, general manager at Honor GCC

Honor 70

Hands-on review: Honor 70 smartphone

The smartphone is aimed at today’s social media generation, who seek flagship-level photography and videography capabilities

Honor IFA

Honor outlines the brand’s commitment to innovation and open collaboration at IFA 2022

At the event, the brand announces dual flagship strategy, MagicOS 7.0 plans, new spatial audio technology and the Honor Pad 8

Nokia smartphone

HMD Global launches four new Nokia devices, including an eco-friendly smartphone

The devices will be available in the UAE in the September or October

premium smartphone

Eyeing the prize: OPPO targets premium smartphone market

With global smartphone sales largely flat after a decade of almost exponential growth, 2021 was a watershed year for OPPO

Apple India

Apple plans to manufacture iPhone 14 in India

The company has been working with suppliers to ramp up manufacturing in India and shorten the lag in production of the new iPhone

Samsung

Samsung is first to start mass production of 3-nanometre chips

Samsung’s 3nm products reduce power consumption by up to 45 per cent and improve performance by 23 per cent compared to 5nm chips

Oppo Find X5

OPPO launches Find X5 series in the UAE

Powered by MariSilicon X, the Find X5 series feature the iconic Hasselblad natural colour calibration

Oppo Find X5

OPPO expands its premium offering with upcoming Find X5 series launch

The series is set to launch in the region on June 22 and will be available in stores June 23 onwards

Gen Z

Why appealing to Gen Z is critical for technology brands today

In an exclusive interview, Ivan Wu, chief executive officer at OPPO GCC explains why Reno7 Pro 5G is a smartphone designed for the youth

Huawei nova 9 SE

Hands-on review: Huawei nova 9 SE

The smartphone priced at Dhs1199, is available in colours Midnight Black, Crystal Blue and Pearl White in stores and online for orders

New iPhones help 5G handsets capture more than half the market

Phones with the advanced technology made up 51 per cent of units sold, according to Counterpoint Research data

OPPO launches Reno7 series across GCC

The Reno7 series is available to pre-order from March 16, 2022, across the GCC region with additional gifts worth up to Dhs797

Launch date for OPPO Reno7 series in GCC revealed

The new Reno7 Series consists of three 5G models, designed for content creators, immersion-seeking gamers and digital alphas

Virgin Mobile UAE unveils new biodegradable SIM cards

It is the first mobile operator in the UAE to introduce eco-friendly SIMs

How the OPPO Reno6 Series raises the bar for smartphone cameras

OPPO, one of the fastest-growing smartphone companies globally, launched the Reno6 Series which features enhanced photography and videography capabilities

Here’s how OPPO smartphones ensure a reliable user experience

In an exclusive interview, Ivan Wu, CEO at OPPO GCC, explains more about the brand’s plans for 2022

Mobile data traffic increased almost 300-fold over 10 years: Ericsson

According to the report, it is estimated that 5G networks will cover more than two billion people by the end of 2021

Xiaomi

Xiaomi lights Dubai Frame; introduces three new smartphones

Xiaomi 11T Pro is its first smartphone to be released internationally with its 120W hypercharge technology which allows for a full charge in just 17 minutes

Dubai’s Emirates inks agreement with Huawei to strengthen relationship

The companies aim to build on their earlier agreement inked last year