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iPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

iPhone X production cut has Samsung fretting over OLED sales

If there’s one rumor that’s been consistent ever since the iPhone X launched is that sales have been disappointing. Or rather, the Nikkei has consistently been reporting on how Apple is slashing iPhone X production due to the diminishing demand for the smartphone. But more than just affecting Apple itself, this situation has Samsung reportedly scrambling to find new buyers for OLED panels as it ramped up production capacity to meet the estimated high demand for Apple’s first OLED iPhone.

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iPhone sales are now worth more than every other phone combined

iPhone sales are now worth more than every other phone combined

Apple took 51% of the revenue in the smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2017. According to Strategy Analytics, Apple dominated the market, accounting for the most massive revenue in smartphone sales compared to every other company, worldwide. Much like Apple's reports of its own sales, the number of units sold is going down at the same time as revenue is going up - industry-wide.

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iPhone X 2018 could get a big notch change

iPhone X 2018 could get a big notch change

The rumored second-generation iPhone X may feature a refined TrueDepth system that'll allow for a smaller notch, at least according to analysts via leaked documents. Word has it that Apple will release multiple iPhone models this year, including a second-generation iPhone X model, plus a larger version of the iPhone X and yet another iPhone model with an LCD.

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Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: Why you see no choice in 2018

Galaxy S9 vs iPhone X: Why you see no choice in 2018

In the year 2018, most Americans only consider one of two smartphones to purchase as their next mobile device. One is the iPhone, the one and only choice for many users who've only ever owned an iPhone and don't plan on switching any time soon. The other is the Galaxy S9, part of the Galaxy S line that's held the "wow" factor in many other American minds over the past half-decade. But why is that?

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Huawei P20 details leak: notch, 3 cameras, no fingerprint sensor

Huawei P20 details leak: notch, 3 cameras, no fingerprint sensor

It was bound to happen. While Apple may have been criticized and even ridiculed for the iPhone X’s design and one missing feature, it was really only a matter of time before other manufacturers copied those anyway, both the perks and the flaws. And it’s not just the small time, wannabe players either. Huawei, for example, is believed to be aiming for something similar in its upcoming P20. And while that notch might be the most immediately noticeable “feature”, it definitely isn’t the only one.

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2018 iPhone tipped to dump Qualcomm completely

2018 iPhone tipped to dump Qualcomm completely

Apple's ongoing spat with Qualcomm will have a big impact on the modem-maker's fortunes this year, with suggestions that every 2018 iPhone will jump ship to use Intel hardware instead. It's the latest installment of a long-lasting legal and contractual argument between the Cupertino company and what has been one of the most significant chipset providers for its smartphones. That battle culminated in a huge $1.2bn fine leveled at Qualcomm by the European Commission in January.

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iPhone X call delay problem gets Apple’s attention

iPhone X call delay problem gets Apple’s attention

Apple is investigating a new iPhone X bug, in which incoming calls to the flagship smartphone are delayed. The glitch, which has been reported by a number of iPhone X owners, sees a lag of anything up to ten seconds before the handset begins ringing, enough time for the call to be diverted to voicemail instead.

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iPhone sales success just got redefined

iPhone sales success just got redefined

iPhone sales may be down, but that's unexpectedly good news for Apple, given just how much buyers are apparently willing to spend to put a flagship smartphone into their pocket. With conflicting reports over the past few months about iPhone X demand and sales performance of the tenth anniversary smartphone, interest in just how many handsets Apple actually sold in Q1 2018 was high.

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iPhone sales revenue Q1 2018: iPhone X premium pricing in effect

iPhone sales revenue Q1 2018: iPhone X premium pricing in effect

Apple released Q1 2018 earnings this afternoon with iPhone revenue up, but unit sales down, year over year. Because units went down but revenue went up, we can assume only one thing: People are spending more cash on their iPhone. That very likely means that the iPhone X took a big chunk of sales this quarter, and also likely means that iPhone sales tended to trend higher - the larger of the two standard iPhone 8 models, and iPhone X.

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iOS 11.3 to bring Face ID family purchase approval finally

iOS 11.3 to bring Face ID family purchase approval finally

Face ID, or rather the removal of Touch ID in lieu of it, has thrown much of established iOS practices into chaos. Never mind the issue of tricking the 3D face recognition system, there are some things that can’t also be done precisely because of that. One of those is easily approving family purchases using Face ID, which is both a safety measure and a major inconvenience for parents. Now it seems that, based on the latest iOS 11.3 beta, that is going to change and parents will finally be able to approve their kids’ purchases with their face.

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iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

The release of the iPhone X in November represented a pretty big move for Apple. Not only was it the first iPhone to use an OLED display and ship without home button - something that's been featured on the face of every other iPhone to date - but it was also the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released. It looks like that $999 price point didn't end up doing it any favors, as new reports are claiming the iPhone X has experienced slower than expected sales.

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iPhone X Plus coming with 2-cell battery, 4GB RAM, says Kuo

iPhone X Plus coming with 2-cell battery, 4GB RAM, says Kuo

KGI Securities' Ming-chi Kuo has been highly regarded for his analyses and forecasts for upcoming Apple products. While many of them have indeed come to pass, they do sometimes sound too good, or too bad, to be true. While we're still more than half a year away from a new iPhone, the ball has started rolling on what this year's lineup will be like. The 6.-1 inch iPhone has already been suggested but now Kuo stirring things up again with a larger, 6.5-inch iPhone X Plus.

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