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Canalys: Xiaomi remains on top in India for eighth consecutive quarter

Canalys posted its analysis of the Indian smartphone market for the second quarter of this year. Xiaomi remains at the top position for the eighth quarter in a row, vivo increased its sales by 63%, while sister companies Oppo and Realme also grew significantly. Samsung was the only major player to experience a decline in sales and market share and it's not a rather distant second. In comparison an…
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Oppo eliminates side bezels with its 'waterfall screen'

It’s only been a year since Vivo and Oppo kicked off the all-screen, notch-less smartphone race, and now, the latter is literally pushing the boundaries with a new type of curved display. Earlier today, Oppo showed off a prototype device packing a "waterfall screen,"…
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Oppo showcases Waterfall screen with extremely curved edges

Another week, another innovation for Oppo. The company that recently showcased an under-display front camera is now preparing a screen with 88-degree curved edges and no buttons on the side. It is called Waterfall Screen and is nearing the 100% screen-to-body ratio with ever so tiny bezels on the top and bottom. Oppo Waterfall screen Images were shared by Brian Shen, company VP, on his…
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All of Apple's 2020 iPhones may offer 5G

Apple won’t be first major vendor out of the gate with a 5G smartphone, but it may have a comprehensive lineup when it’s ready. Historically accurate analyst Ming-Chi Kuo now expects all three 2020 iPhones to support 5G, not just the two highest-end models.
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Android is (unofficially) available for the Nintendo Switch

You no longer have to wonder when you can throw caution to the wind and install Android on your Switch. Homebrew developers at XDA have released the first publicly available Android firmware for Nintendo's system, a take on the Android 8.1-based LineageOS 15.1 for compatible models. It's still buggy, including issues with battery life, auto-rotation and sensitive touchscreen input, but the core…
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Kuo: All three new iPhone models in 2020 to support 5G

In June, Ming-Chi Kuo said that Apple would launch three new iPhones in 2020, two of which would feature 5G connectivity. In a followup to the same report today, Kuo now says that all three iPhone models will support fast 5G cellular data. The 2020 iPhones are expected to…
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This week’s top stories: iPhone 11 exclusive, Apple + Intel, MacBook keyboard changes, more

In this week’s top stories: Exclusive details on the iPhone 11, Apple releases iOS 12.4, 16-inch MacBook Pro pricing rumors, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest stories. 9to5Mac on Tuesday published an exclusive report detailing several changes coming with this year’s iPhone 11 lineup. For instance, the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Max will offer a new Smart Frame…
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