Smartphone

    • Camera maker Leica launches its first self-branded smartphone

      Camera maker Leica launches its first self-branded smartphone

      Throughout the years, German camera maker Leica has worked with many smartphone makers before but never launched a phone under its own banner. That changed today with the introduction of Leitz Phone 1. Named after Leica's original brand, this is the first smartphone that not only features a Leica-made camera system but also gets its signature branding.

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    • Huawei to launch new operating system for phones in June

      Huawei to launch new operating system for phones in June

      China's Huawei Technologies announced it will launch its new Harmony operating system for smartphones on 2 June, which, as reported by Reuters, is company's biggest move. At the same time it is a necessity aimed at recovering from the damage done by US sanctions to its mobile phone business.

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    • LG officially shutting down worldwide mobile phone business

      LG officially shutting down worldwide mobile phone business

      As widely rumored for the past few weeks, the South Korean electronics manufacturer LG is closing its loss-making mobile phone business. The board of directors approved officially the move on Monday, LG Electronics said in a statement released in Seoul. The shutdown of LG's mobile phone sector - the smallest of its five divisions, accounting for about 7% of revenue - is now expected to be wound down by 31 July.

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    • Xiaomi to invest $10bn in new EV unit over 10 years

      Xiaomi to invest $10bn in new EV unit over 10 years

      Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has formally entered the automotive industry with a new smart electric vehicle (EV) business, the company announced today. According to the filing, the firm will initially invest 10bn yuan ($1.52bn) in the wholly-owned subsidiary, with a total investment goal of $10bn over the next ten years.

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    • LG may shut down its smartphone business

      LG may shut down its smartphone business

      The history of LG’s smartphone division has been one of constant ups and downs, but in the last few years, failure and tragedy have prevailed. Their constant attempts to innovate and shake things up with super weird, but also cool concepts like the LG Wing or the LG Rollable have fascinated fans, tech geeks and made headlines, but it seems that they have failed to really make a profit.

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    • Revolutionising the phone screen protector

      Revolutionising the phone screen protector

      Screen protectors have become a ubiquitous accessory that comes with smartphones to protect their touch screens from scratches. Techies everywhere believe that a good screen protector is also a screen protector that you never see. It’s a product you want to be completely invisible. However, Los Angeles-based startup, Glassie has decided to shake things up, by getting screen protectors a stylish and personalised upgrade.

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    • CES 2021: Wilder, weirder, bolder than ever 

      CES 2021: Wilder, weirder, bolder than ever 

      The dust has settled after the conclusion of CES 2021, the world’s largest event for consumer technologies and a deserved candidate for one of the year’s most exciting events. Still hyped about it, we decided to share with you the technologies that struck us the most and continue to occupy our thoughts! 

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