Young Nigerian unveils Oyi-1, cheapest smartphone invented for low income earners
An indigenous firm, Beeptool Communications and Integrated Services Limited, has developed and unveiled a smartphone for low income earners. According to the firm, the project was part of Beeptool’s commitment to provide communication and digital access to everyone, everywhere and every time. Speaking at the inauguration of Beeptool’s Oyi-1 affordable smartphone in Abuja, the founder/Chief…
Itel Mobile’s new smartphone flaunts improved battery life
Mobile phone brand, itel has unveiled its newest addition in the Maxpower series - itel P32 in Lagos. The new itel P32 features an enormous 4,000mAh battery capacity equipped with superfast charging technology for users to enjoy three-days of non-stop fun and usage with their device on just one single charge. Over the years, the…
With A Billion Users, Instagram Takes On YouTube In Video
Instagram said Wednesday it now has more than one billion active users, as it unveiled a new long-form video feature in a bid to attract "creators" like those on YouTube. It becomes the fourth Facebook platform to hit the billion-user mark, including the namesake social network with more than two billion users, and the messaging…
Tecno Mobile launches first full-screen display smartphone
Tecno mobile phone brand under the Transsion Holdings, has released its first frameless full-screen display smartphone, known as TECNO CAMON CM. The device is the latest in the CAMON Series family and reemphasises the brand’s knack for designing high-end smartphones with sophisticated cameras. Speaking at its launch in Lagos, the Brand Manager, Tecno…
Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa enter early stages of recovery
Smartphone markets in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and other part of Africa, bounced back from two consecutive declines to post quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth of 4.4 per cent in Q3 2017. According to insight from the International Data Corporation (IDC), in its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, it showed that smartphone shipments for the quarter reached 21.7…
iPhone X arrives Nigeria, as Apple launches new smartphone in Lagos
The world’s biggest smartphone maker unveiled its latest smartphone device at the Victoria Island, Lagos. The iPhone X is Apple’s most recent product right after the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus. It comes with the most advanced technology with flawless hardware design and a range of new service offerings. Speaking at the launch, ,…
Smartphone nearby reduces memory
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin, United States (US), set out to examine the effect that having one's smartphone nearby can have on one's ability to concentrate.
How smartphone can aid your efficiency
Interestingly, research shows that the majority of smartphone users explore less than 40 per cent of the utility of these devices. Whereas the majorities are comfortable with making calls, watching online movies or taking that occasional selfie; there is a lot more benefits locked in your smartphone.
Smartphone maker Huawei catching up on Samsung, Apple
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei managed to gain ground on Samsung and Apple in terms of market share last year, following the problems encountered by the two sector giants, the Gartner consultancy group said on Wednesday.
Smartphone market to be worth $355 billion in 2020
There has been appreciable growth in smartphone penetration across the globe, with the market worth expected to hit $355 billion by 2020. According to a new study from IHS Markit..