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Topic: Huawei

Huawei again estimated to have overtaken Apple as world's No. 2 smartphone vendor

08/28/2018, 08:08 pm

New market research further solidifies previous estimates that Apple has ceded its spot as the world's second-largest smartphone vendor to Chinese upstart Huawei, at least for now.

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Huawei again accused of passing off DSLR photos as smartphone shots

08/20/2018, 02:08 pm

Commercial, which was shown in Egypt, implies that photos taken with the Nova 3 and 3i smartphone cameras -- something the Chinese company has been caught doing before.

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Defense bill signed into law, bans government use of ZTE, Huawei technology

08/14/2018, 03:08 pm

President Trump has signed the $716 billion "John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act" into law, and while the legislation stopped short of a full-on ban on mobile phones from the Chinese manufacturers, it did block government agencies from purchasing devices from ZTE, Huawei, and other Chinese entities.

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Apple's iPhone estimated third on units, number one in revenue in China

08/03/2018, 09:08 am

The iPhone is doing quite well in China, having led the local smartphone market in revenue -- though not units -- during the first half of 2018, according to one research firm.

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Apple widens lead with iPad in contracting worldwide tablet market

08/02/2018, 02:08 pm

Apple and Huawei were the only tablet manufacturers reporting sales growth in the most recent quarter.

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Comparing the 13-inch 2018 MacBook Pro vs. MateBook Pro

08/02/2018, 11:08 am

Some reviewers are saying Huawei's MateBook X Pro is the closest you can get to a MacBook Pro without buying in to Apple's ecosystem -- and with a starting price of only $1,200, it might actually be a viable alternative to the new 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is priced at a hefty $1,799. The MacBook Pro is, however, the best all-around 13-inch laptop we've seen so far, so let's put the two side-by-side and see if the MateBook X Pro lives up to the hype.

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Apple maintaining iPhone sales volume in plummeting Chinese smartphone market

07/31/2018, 02:07 pm

Smartphone shipments in China are continuing to drop year-over-year. Not only is Apple holding on to estimated sales volume in the country, but the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus are both on the list of top five smartphones sold in the country.

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Huawei trying to beat Apple's iPhone shipments to become second-biggest smartphone company

07/19/2018, 08:07 am

Apple may lose its second-place spot behind Samsung in the global smartphone market in the future, after Chinese mobile device producer Huawei declared it will attempt to ship 200 million smartphones before the end of 2018.

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Apple's cheaper iPhones are not the volume sellers pundits predicted: iPhone 8, X are

07/05/2018, 11:07 am

It's not news that Apple is grabbing all the profits in the smartphone industry. But new data shows that Apple's most expensive new iPhone flagships are accomplishing this largely on their own, indicating that analyst chatter about smartphone users really wanting cheaper devices is totally delusional.

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Huawei beats Apple in China-focused corporate reputation survey

05/17/2018, 02:05 am

An annual study released by the Reputation Institute on Thursday claims Apple's stature in China in slumping, with the iPhone maker falling behind a number of U.S.-based multinational tech companies and local telecommunications giant Huawei.

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iPhone X tops smartphone charts in slumping European smartphone market

05/09/2018, 08:05 am

While smartphone shipments overall dropped 6.3 percent in Europe in first quarter, Apple shipped 10.2 million units to the region representing a 5.4 percent year-over-year decline.

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Qualcomm adopts cheaper licensing for 5G tech, hoping to appeal to Apple & others

05/01/2018, 09:05 am

Seeking to appease customers like Apple and Huawei -- and government regulators as well -- chipmaker Qualcomm has switched to a more affordable patent licensing model, particularly for makers of high-end and/or 5G-capable phones.

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Data suggests China's smartphone decline worse than expected, Apple's iPhone pushed out of fourth place

04/27/2018, 09:04 am

The Chinese smartphone market was actually hit harder in the March quarter than a recent report suggested, dropping 21 percent year-over-year to 91 million units, according to a separate analysis.

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Apple's Chinese sales at risk after FCC forwards security ban targeting Huawei, ZTE

04/17/2018, 11:04 pm

Apple could soon find itself caught in the middle of a quickly escalating trade skirmish between the U.S. and China. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday moved forward with plans to limit sales of certain Chinese telecommunications products, a move that leaves America's high-tech industry open to tit-for-tat retaliations.

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Kuo: Android devices to rely on alternate 3D sensing tech after iPhone X takes early lead with TrueDepth

03/23/2018, 12:03 am

In a bid to catch up with Apple's TrueDepth 3D-sensing camera, Android device makers are looking to incorporate similar components using time-of-flight technology, according to KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, though the first models are not expected to arrive until 2019.

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Bonus Notches: Android smartphone vendors copy the striking design from Apple's iPhone X, with mixed results

02/28/2018, 10:02 am

This year's Mobile World Congress has served as a reminder of how much influence Apple has over the smartphone market, with some companies choosing to design their devices with the iPhone X's novel but controversial 'notch' firmly in mind.

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'An incredible money-making machine:' Apple's iPhone captures record 51% of global smartphone revenues

02/15/2018, 12:02 pm

For the first time ever, Apple's iPhone captured more than half of all global smartphone revenues in a single quarter, outperforming the rest of the industry on the strength of the premium-priced iPhone X.

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Heads of US law & spy agencies say phones by Apple rival Huawei pose inherent national security risk

02/14/2018, 11:02 am

The heads of several U.S. law and spy agencies claim that smartphone buyers should avoid buying products from China's Huawei, since the company poses a risk of data theft and surveillance of users, but also are a danger to national security as well.

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Apple beat Samsung in unit sales with iPhone X during Q4, during the "biggest annual fall in smartphone history"

02/02/2018, 12:02 pm

Last year, Samsung's exploding Galaxy Note 7 created a catastrophically distracting meltdown for the company that enabled Apple to surpass it in total unit sales of smartphones during the winter quarter. This year, Apple has again surpassed sales of all Samsung smartphones in the quarter, except this time it's by virtue of trend-bucking new demand for the innovative, revolutionary iPhone X--without much apparent regard for its price.

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US politicians pressure AT&T to cut ties with China's Huawei in 5G development

01/16/2018, 11:01 am

U.S. political figures are reportedly escalating their pressure on AT&T to distance itself from Chinese companies, including work on 5G standards with Huawei.

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