Category: Mobile

ZTE Says It Will Launch a 5G Smartphone in First Half of 2019

ZTE has reiterated that the company will be launching its first 5G smartphone in the first half of 2019. It also revealed that it will be introducing new Axon and Blade-series smartphones this year. Although the company’s Nubia sub-brand was quite active in 2018, ZTE itself remained mostly quiet on the smartphone front with just […]

Yelp, Consumer Watchdog Lose Google Intervention Bid

Search company Yelp and lobby group Consumer Watchdog lost their joint bid to intervene in Google’s challenge of an EUR 2.4 billion ($2.7 billion or roughly Rs. 18,900 crores) EU antitrust fine after a court said they had no direct interest in the case. The Luxembourg-based General Court also rejected applications from other Google rivals, according toa ruling on […]

Global Feature Phone Shipments Grow for Fourth Consecutive Quarter: Counterpoint

In contrast with the global smartphone market which is experiencing negative growth, feature phones have contributed to 23 percent of the total handset shipments in the third quarter this year, a report by Counterpoint Research claims. According to Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service, feature phone shipments grew for the fourth consecutive quarter. “The return of Nokia HMD has also […]