Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Samsung

Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.

Apple, Samsung to upgrade phone software in India to ensure 5G rollout by December

PM Modi launched 5G services on 1 October amid much fanfare. On Wednesday, a meeting between the Ministry of Electronics and IT officials was dedicated to its quick adoption.

iPhone to Xiaomi—5G rollout is a long way off in India. But Airtel, Jio won’t tell you that

iPhone and Samsung users aren't alone. On Airtel’s support page for 5G phones, one finds Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and Realme too, but here's why users can't experience it.

Modi govt to push Apple, Samsung for faster 5G software upgrades in phones

According to industry sources, iPhone models, including the latest iPhone 14, and many of Samsung's premier phones do not have software compatible for supporting 5G in India.

Centre’s push for indigenous navigation system on smartphones worries Samsung, Xiaomi & Apple

The govt wants to reduce dependence on foreign systems and believes that the home-grown NavIC provides more accurate domestic navigation and its use would benefit the economy.

iPhone 14 is so underwhelming it could trigger a new Samsung-Apple rivalry in India

Truth be told, Apple’s strength has been the iPhone being an object of desire. But considering Samsung’s new foldable phones, that allure will now be tested.

Samsung to invest $3.3 billion in Vietnam for semiconductor parts, amid US-China chip war

Samsung CEO Roh Tae-Moon revealed plans to set up trial production in the Vietnamese province of Thái Nguyên by July 2023.

Samsung latest to face ‘blasphemy’ wrath in Pakistan. Protesters find a QR code anti-Islam

Samsung, which has nearly 23 per cent market share in Pakistan’s handset market, was quick to issue an apology and order an internal investigation.

Mobile phone makers in Pakistan dial SOS as dollar squeeze pushes production to near-halt

The mobile phone industry in Pakistan is facing the deficit of raw material needed for assembly units. Jobs of almost 50,000 people are at risk.

How Realme tapped India’s smartphone market & escaped Modi govt’s crackdown on Chinese firms

All Realme smartphones sold in India are built in the country. It commanded 16% of India’s smartphone market by shipment volumes in this year's 1st quarter, only behind Samsung & Xiaomi.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.