Last year was very poor Taiwan’s smartphone maker HTC because its revenue has come down to the lowest level ever since. The recently released 2018 data by the HTC reveals that the company recorded 23.74 billion new Taiwan dollars ($77 million) revenue last year, which is the lowest in the history of the company.
The Android Police report said, “In fact, HTC revenue has decreased consistently throughout the year, which is 61.78% less than the year 2017.”
According to TechCrunch’s report, in May 2013, when the company’s sales were on the bubble and HTC’s One M7, One Mini and One Max were considered as the best handsets in the market, the company had earned 29 billion Taiwan dollars.
A year ago when there was discussion that the search engine giant would acquire HTC, but Google bought the HTC Pixel team only for $1.1 billion. Under this deal, 2,000 HTC engineers went to Google.
Honor View 20 will be launched in India on January 29
Handset maker company Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is going to launch its new smartphone Honor View 20 in the Indian market. Honor V20’s Global Variant Honor View 20 will be launched in India on January 29. This is confirmed by the media invoice sent by the company. This smartphone, which has a hole in self-sensor, is to be launched in Paris on an event held on January 22.
Recall that, on December 27 last year, the company launched the Honor V20 smartphone in the Chinese market. Now the company is preparing to bring its global variant, the Honor View 20, to India. Just one day after the launch of the Honor V20, Honor View 20 was listed on e-commerce website Amazon India. Today’s Tweets by Honor India also pointed out that the Honor View 20 smartphone will be the Amazon Exclusive Smartphone. Some time ago, the company has issued a press release and has confirmed that Amazon India will be Retail Partners for Honor View 20.
As we know, the Global Variant of Honor V20 will be Honor View 20 It is thus expected that the specification of the two will be similar to each other. Talking about camera setup, the company has tweeted this fact and that like Honor V20, Honor View 20 also has 48 megapixel AI sensors.
Samsung Galaxy M30 can have a 5,000 mAh battery and three rear cameras
All eyes this year, are on South Korea’s mobile maker Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S10 series. However, the company is also working on the new Galaxy M series. Galaxy M10, M20 and M30 can be dropped under the Samsung Galaxy M series. After Samsung Galaxy M10 and M20, the specification of the Galaxy M30 has now leaked.
Galaxy M30 smartphone’s specifications are leaked by AllAboutSamsung. Leaked information has shown that the triple rear camera setup will be given for photography in Galaxy M30. Like Samsung Galaxy M20 this phone can also have a 5,000 mAh battery. The Infinity-U Waterdrop display in the Galaxy M30 has been reflected in Concept Render (a picture made from graphics). The phone will have 6.38 inches (1080×2220 pixels) display, triple camera setup (13 megapixels and two 5 megapixel sensors) and 16-megapixel selfie camera.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Android Pie update now rolling out
Samsung’s flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 9, is reported to have got a stable update of Android pie. This stable update has been released for the users living in Germany. Hopefully the stable update of Android Pie for Galaxy Note 9 will be rolled out in other countries too.
It was expected that the update will be issued on January 15 for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 users, but the news of the update has already been released before the schedule. Remember, the first beta version was rolled out for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Users who are using the beta version can now update the phone in a stable version.
According to the report, by SamMobile the Android Pie update for Samsung Galaxy Note 9 user in Germany has been released. The version number of the software on Galaxy Note 9 is N960FXXU2CRLT. The update is coming with January 2019 security patch and updates have been released over-the-air (OTA). In such a situation, it may take a while before all users get it. For those who are on the beta, the update file size is only 95 MB. This means there are only a few changes in beta and stable versions.
If you are also a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 user and if you have not received the update notification yet, you can check for updates by going to Settings> Software Update. According to Samsung, it will come with a “One User Interface (UI)” with its Android pie update for its smartphone. With the Android 9 pie update, the user will get app actions, gestures, smart reply, better notification management, and other features. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Update will be available in February, while Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 + users can get Android Pie updates by March.