IDC forecasts used Smartphones market to hit $67 billion
International Data Corporation (IDC), expects worldwide shipments of used smartphones, inclusive of both officially refurbished and used smartphones, to reach a total of 206.7 million units in 2019.
Intelligence report shows consumers cautious move to 5G devices
The Smartphone will remain the dominant consumer device into the new decade, but the arrival of 5G will not guarantee a surge in device upgrades
8 Things To Avoid To Increase Your Smartphone's Battery Life
Let's face it, many of us are so addicted to our smartphones that we can barely let it be for a second. However, there are some phone habits we have that affect the longevity of our device's battery and considering a long-lasting battery life is something we all look out for in our smartphones, we…
Nigerians to get protection solution for devices
Tanta Secure Limited, a device Protection Company based in Lagos, has introduced the first device and electronics protection plan in Nigeria. Designed for Nigerians with items such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, gadgets, electronics and other home appliances, the firm said it will help users in the area of security.
‘17% of adult Nigerians don’t have smartphones’
About 17 per cent of Nigerian adults are without smartphones. A study conducted by Pew Research Centre, based in Washington D.C., USA, which disclosed this, however said 39 per cent owned a smartphone, while 44 per cent use ordinary mobile phone. Nigeria, according to Woldometer is a country with 200 million populations. Pew Research Centre noted that…
Smartphones Face An Uncertain Future?
What is next for the smartphone, which has become the hottest-selling consumer device around the world in just over a decade? Even as top makers like Apple and Samsung unveil new handsets with new features and improved performance, smartphone sales have flattened with most major markets largely saturated. The next catalyst for smartphones could be…
Gartner Records Drop In Smartphone Sales For The First Time
Gartner, a research and advisory firm that gives information on IT related products, has reported a drop in the sales of smartphones for the first time since it started its analysis. According to its analysis, Samsung saw a decline of 3.4 % in the last quarter in 2017 while Apple witnessed a drop of 5%…
Living smartly with smartphones
Phones have become a way of life for many people. This device enables modern man with hectic schedules to multi-task and undertake activities, which ordinarily would require lots of time and energy. So, it’s understandable, when some people appear unable to do without their handsets.However, despite its numerous positive attributes, there have been health worries…
Nigeria, four others to account for 40 % of new smartphone connections by 2020
Currently, Nigeria’s smartphone penetration as at 2016 stood at 30 per cent, but there has been more adoption, especially as new and cheaper devices are entering the market, almost on a monthly basis.
Rising repair costs trigger demand for rugged phones
The increasing cost of repairing a damaged smart phone may trigger demand for durable phones across the globe because the market for resilient smart phones, which can take rough handling and sturdy screens...
Four Phones To Anticipate This Summer
This year, we have seen some amazing gadgets released both locally and internationally, and best believe that more awesome gadgets are yet to come. These phones will give you a reason to start saving up in preparation for them. Here are the phones set to be released in the coming weeks: Samsung Galaxy Note 8…