NE company’s misfortune could lead to another manufacturer’s success. In this case, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 problem caused the tech giant to settle for second place in the smartphone category in the fourth quarter of 2016.
HINESE smartphone vendors still reign over the industry amid a 1.1 percent growth to 363 million shipments in Q3 2016, according to the latest numbers published by market-research firm IDC.
ITH the successor to the Huawei P9 widely believed to be launched at the Mobile World Congress or MWC 2017 end of February, we’re not surprised to already find leaks of the smartphone.
NNOUNCED in November 2016, the Huawei Mate 9 (click for complete specs) is the company’s latest entry to its large-screened flagship series that promises to outsmart, outpace, and outlast the competition with machine learning and gradual software optimization. It also aims to fill the gaping hole left by Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, which could have been the popular choice among big-phone aficionados had it not been prematurely retired.
T’S the final call at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. It’s been weird and at the same time brilliant. We’ve seen some memorable tech over the past week, and we’re very much looking forward to the day some of the products arrive in Philippine stores. Or maybe they won’t — because it’s totally plausible that most of the devices we’ve covered won’t make the trip to this side of the planet.
HAT do you know? Just when we were not looking at the Philippine market because of all the CES 2017-related news coming our way, Huawei has rolled two new smartphones to local stores, the Huawei Mate 9 (click for complete specs) and the Huawei GR5 2017, also known as the Honor 6x (click for full specs).
T’S inevitable. With more and more smartphone companies riding the dual-camera wave, we’re also bound to see more, cheaper handsets with two rear cameras to go on sale. Honor, a sub-brand of China’s Huawei, will do exactly just that with its plan to release the Honor 6x (click for complete specs and prices) outside its home turf.
N the battle for smartphone and tablet sales this holiday season, one company ruled them all. Just like last year, Apple was the best-selling brand worldwide from December 19 to 25, getting 44 percent of all device activations during the period. Meaning if you bought a gadget for yourself or your loved ones at the time, chances were it was probably made by Apple.
HERE’S a newly launched large-screened smartphone that’s looking to fill the void left by the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. Meet the Huawei Mate 9, the smaller, 5.9-inch successor to last year’s 6-inch Mate 8.
HAT’S this we hear that the Huawei Mate 9 will have a curved-screen variant, just like Samsung’s Edge smartphones and the already dead Galaxy Note 7?