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What makes up smartphone prices?

It was three years ago that the psychological threshold for smartphone prices passed the $1,000 mark with the launch of Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone X, with Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 following the next year. But more recently, phone manufacturers have suffered declines in demand for high-end phones costing over $1,000 as the global economy slowed. They consequently shifted their business focus to less premium or...

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Smart wearables sell as consumers ride tech

Smart wearables are gaining traction in China as more and more tech-savvy consumers are willing to pay for such gadgets to embrace a more convenient and tech-driven life. In face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a rising number of consumers, stuck indoors due to restrictions on outdoor movement, had to exercise at home. So, they bought digital bands to track fitness data. "I now wear a...

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Oppo on full throttle in 5G era with innovative products

Chinese smartphone vendor Oppo is running on full throttle in the 5G era, with innovative products, better corporate structure and more focused marketing strategies. The move is part of Oppo's broader push to stand out amid intense competition among 5G smartphones, which are becoming increasingly popular and affordable in China. Liu Bo, who became head of Oppo's China business in April, said all of the...

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Sony delays PlayStation 5 event amid unrest

Sony on Monday postponed a streamed event at which it was to showcase games tailored for new-generation PlayStation 5 consoles, stepping back amid growing unrest in US cities. The digital showcase of PS5 games had been set for Thursday. Japan-based Sony did not indicate a new date for the online presentation. "While we understand gamers worldwide are excited to see PS5 games, we do not...

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AKASO Announces the New Brave 6 Plus Action Camera

One of the Most Popular Alternatives to an Expensive GoPro, New AKASO Brave 6 Plus Adds Voice Control, 6-Axis EIS, New App and Other Features For years now, AKASO has been the world-leader in low-priced, high-quality action cameras designed as more affordable alternatives to GoPro with similar features.  Released in 2019, the company's Brave 6 action camera has received rave reviews for both is functionality...

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Enjoy Unforgettable Eid Moments With OPPO Reno3 Pro and Enco W31 Wireless Headphones

Eid al-Fitr is a special time for families and friends to celebrate and create memories that last a lifetime. Because it's unforgettable moments, make this occasion so unique to everyone in the region, OPPO Reno3 Pro is here to help you capture each and every memory this Eid so that you continue to enjoy it for years to come. Featuring its advanced 64MP Zoom Quadcam,...

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POCO F2 Pro with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 launches globally

The POCO brand had a promising beginning as the POCO F1. This gadget managed to awe value chasers by providing flagship-like performance at a small fraction of that price. Despite the popularity of the POCO F1, POCO went missing from the smartphone space for more than a year. Yet, the brand is presently back, with gadgets like the POCO X2 in India that expands on...

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People lose the touch, adopt the voice as covid makes Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant more useful

Voice control can mean avoiding commonly touched surfaces such as smartphones, TV remotes, light switches, thermostats and door handles. In a world suddenly fearful of touch, voice technology is getting a fresh look. Voice-activated systems such as Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple’s Siri have seen strong growth in recent years, and the virus pandemic could accelerate that, analysts say. Voice assistants are not only...