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Apple continued to dominate tablet market but Samsung and Huawei fell in Q2 2019

Apple's iPads led the tablet market during Q2 2019 with shipments of 12.3 million units. Samsung and Huawei followed in second and third with 4.9 million and 3.3 million units respectively. Amazon and Lenovo completed the pack with sales of 2.4 million and 1.9 million units each.

Aug 06, 2019, 11:11 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  16 comments
New iPads and Huawei growth to push tablet shipments up 19.3% in Q3 2019

Global tablet shipments are expected to grow 19.3% in Q3 2019 to almost 39 million units. The forecasted growth is attributed to Huawei's growth as a result of the US trade ban being lifted and the arrival of new entry-level iPads in September.

Aug 01, 2019, 5:07 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  3 comments
Samsung gets its mojo back and Huawei defies the odds in Q2 2019 smartphone market reports

Samsung took advantage of Huawei's uncertain situation to consolidate its global smartphone market domination, but believe it or not, Huawei's own shipment numbers also thrived in Q2 2019, according to three different research firms.

Jul 31, 2019, 8:27 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  23 comments
featured Motorola is quietly thriving in the US, but it needs a real flagship to get to the next level

Motorola has been boosting its US smartphone market share and global profits of late without making a lot of headlines, but even though its mid-rangers are great, a high-end presence is a must to sustain this growth in the long run.

Jul 26, 2019, 9:44 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  13 comments
DEAL Walmart's Google Week deals include big savings on the new Lenovo Smart Clock and more

The recently released Lenovo Smart Clock is already on sale at a decent $20 discount at Walmart, alongside other Google Assistant-powered devices like the Home and Home Mini.

Jul 08, 2019, 7:58 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
DEAL Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch smart display with Google Assistant gets a rare 60% discount

Usually selling for $200, the smart display costs just $100 right now, but Rakuten members can grab one for just $83 by adding the LEN17 discount code during checkout.

Jun 22, 2019, 3:22 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Lenovo Smart Clock with Google Assistant finally kicks off pre-orders at the low price of $80

The Google Assistant-powered Lenovo Smart Clock is compact, convenient, versatile, and relatively affordable, fetching $79.99 on pre-order right now ahead of an early June US release.

May 22, 2019, 1:57 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL Lenovo Smart Tab P10 scores 49 percent discount with tablet and smart display functionality

For a no doubt limited time, the Lenovo Smart Tab P10 Android tablet with smart display functionality is on sale at an incredible 49 percent discount in a 4GB RAM configuration.

May 13, 2019, 12:53 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments

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The top three phones in North America accounted for 25% of total shipments in Q1

Smartphone shipments in North America dropped a record-setting 18% over last year's total to hit a five-year low of 36.4 million units. The Apple iPhone XR was the most popular phone in the region during the quarter.

May 09, 2019, 5:20 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  11 comments
Huawei had a great quarter in the Apple-dominated tablet market, beating Samsung for second place

Huawei ranked second in global Q1 2019 tablet shipments, behind Apple, but ahead of Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft. The overall market expanded compared to Q1 2018 but not Q4 2018.

May 03, 2019, 5:43 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
Lenovo patents a foldable phone with a cool second screen that folds from the back

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a patent granted to Chinese phone manufacturer Lenovo. The patent shows a clamshell folding handset with a second screen that folds from the back.

Apr 02, 2019, 5:52 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
DEAL Google Assistant-powered 8" Lenovo Smart Display is 50% off, deal ends soon!

Deal alert! B&H is offering a top discount for the 8-inch Lenovo Smart Display. You can grab the gadget for $99.99, which is 50% less than its usual price. This device is a better version of Google's own Home Hub, as it features better speakers and a dedicated camera for video calls.

Mar 27, 2019, 12:40 PM,  by Plamen Dimitrov,  3 comments
DEAL Deal saves you $50 on the Lenovo M10 Smart Tab, the tablet that is also a smart display

Amazon has a deal on the Lenovo M10 Smart Tab. This is a tablet that comes with a smart dock that turns the slate into an Alexa-powered smart display. With the deal, you can save 20% or $50.

Mar 10, 2019, 12:09 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  0 comments
Lenovo gets into the headphone game with affordable Yoga and X1-branded models

The Lenovo Yoga ANC and X1 ANC headphones are stylish, reasonably priced, and equipped with both Bluetooth and USB-C connectivity for easy smartphone and PC pairing.

Feb 25, 2019, 4:27 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
Lenovo Tab V7 is a dual 4G phone with a massive, 6.9" screen

The Lenovo Tab V7 is an oversized Android smartphone (despite the Tab name) with a massive screen and a modest chipset. The display diagonal is the enormous 6.9 inches, and it actually has a pretty great resolution too: 1080 x 2160 px. The one thing that holds it back is the Snapdragon 450 chipset.

Feb 24, 2019, 5:06 PM,  by Rado Slavov,  1 comment
Lenovo's Motorola acquisition is paying off after almost five years of struggles

For the first time since acquiring Motorola, Lenovo's mobile business group has generated a quarterly profit between October and December 2018.

Feb 21, 2019, 9:10 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  10 comments
Lenovo has a new phone coming to MWC 2019 - could it pack 12GB RAM?

Lenovo is the latest company to confirm its presence in Barcelona for the MWC 2019 announcement of a new phone whose name suggests an interesting connection to the world's first mobile device powered by a Snapdragon 855.

Feb 20, 2019, 7:46 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  4 comments
DEAL Deal: Save more than 50% on Lenovo's Smart Displays with Google Assistant

Currently, the Lenovo Smart Display 8-inch is now on sale at Rakuten for $100, whereas the 10.1-inch variant can be had for $150.

Feb 17, 2019, 5:58 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
featured Moto G7, G7 Power, and G7 Play hands-on

Motorola’s 2019 Moto G series has officially been announced and competition in this mid-range market has only ramped up since the 2018 G line. The Moto G7 Play, G7 Power, and G7 sell for $199, $249, and $299, respectively, offering reliable mid-range devices that have matured with updated designs, bigger batteries, dual-cameras, and more.

Feb 07, 2019, 7:07 AM,  by Corey Gaskin,  7 comments
Lenovo Phab 3 with 7.8-inch display, 5180mAh battery and Android 9 visits the FCC

FCC documentation was discovered for a Lenovo device with a screen size that could be as large at 7.8-inches. With a huge 5180mAh battery, this could be the Lenovo Phab 3.

Feb 05, 2019, 11:59 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
DEAL Save $100 (50%) on the Lenovo 8-inch Smart Display with Google Assistant

Deal alert! Best Buy is offering a great price cut on the 8-inch Lenovo Smart Display. You can grab the gadget for $99.99, which is 50% less than its usual price. This device is a better version of Google's own Home Hub, as it features better speakers and a dedicated camera for video calls.

Feb 02, 2019, 9:46 AM,  by Plamen Dimitrov,  2 comments
2018 was the first year with a continuous decline in smartphone shipments, research shows

Research by Counterpoint shows that the global smartphone market shrunk by 4% in 2018, marking five consecutive quarters of decline. Meanwhile, within the market there are major shifts in market shares.

Jan 31, 2019, 6:55 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  20 comments
Move over, iPhone XS, as a new mobile benchmarking champion is (almost) here

The official AnTuTu score of the world's first Snapdragon 855 smartphone has been released, confirming the Lenovo Z5 Pro GT is faster than any other Android handset on the market, as well as the iPhone XS, at least on paper.

Jan 22, 2019, 7:43 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
DEAL Black Friday deal reloaded: 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display for $150 at Costco

The 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant support is available for $150 after a reloaded $100 discount from Costco right now.

Jan 14, 2019, 8:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  0 comments
Lenovo Smart Tab is an Android tablet that's practical for the home [hands-on]

While some of us may be bored by Android tablets, Lenovo’s latest pair announced at CES 2019 have something worth to consider! What makes the Lenovo Smart Tab P10 and M10 unique is that Lenovo throws in a speaker dock with Amazon Alexa integration!

Jan 08, 2019, 4:02 PM,  by John Velasco,  2 comments
Isn't it ironic? U.S. government calls on Huawei to testify in FTC trial against Qualcomm

As badly as the U.S. government has treated Huawei over the last few years, it is now relying on the company's testimony to help the FTC in its antitrust trial against chip designer Qualcomm. The issue is how Qualcomm licenses its patents.

Jan 06, 2019, 6:39 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  28 comments
The world's first phone with Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM is official, slated for January 2019 release

Lenovo Z5 Pro GT is the surprising name of the world's first smartphone officially announced with a Snapdragon 855 processor and up to 12GB RAM, eyeing a commercial release in China as early as January 15, 2019.

Dec 18, 2018, 3:14 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  12 comments
Lenovo's Smart Display with Google Assistant is on the road to greatness after latest update

Lenovo is pushing out a major update to its Smart Display smart speakers, which brings support for multiple remote control tiles, dismissable home tiles, photo actions, updated cookbook feature and many other improvements.

Dec 17, 2018, 3:02 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
DEAL Deal: Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display is $100 off at Walmart

Lenovo's 8-inch Smart Display is back on sale for the same low price that we've seen during Black Friday, which means you can get one for just $99.

Dec 12, 2018, 5:56 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Lenovo's 10-inch Smart Display with Google Assistant is on sale today only for $90 off list

The Google Assistant-powered 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display can be purchased for the next few hours only at a cool $90 discount from Best Buy.

Dec 06, 2018, 8:54 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
Lenovo Z5s may beat the Galaxy S10 to the market with a 'punch hole' in-screen camera

An upcoming Lenovo phone leaks with punch hole camera under its display!

Nov 30, 2018, 7:41 AM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  19 comments
Samsung keeps losing market share to Chinese brands as global smartphone sales decline further

Global smartphone shipments market shares changed significantly over the last 12 months. All major Chinese manufacturers gained market share while Samsung's dipped below 20%.

Nov 26, 2018, 8:27 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  50 comments
DEAL Lenovo's 10-inch Smart Display with Google Assistant goes $100 off list to $150 at Costco

The 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display with Google Assistant is on special offer at Costco right now, fetching $150 instead of its usual price of $250 for a limited time.

Nov 21, 2018, 8:24 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  1 comment
DEAL Deal: Save 50% when you buy Lenovo's Smart Display from Best Buy

Lenovo's Smart Display 8-inch is available at Best Buy for half price, $100. This is a limited time early Black Friday deal, which should end in just a few days.

Nov 08, 2018, 7:28 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
Lenovo Z5 Pro joins the onslaught of Chinese slider phones that won’t take over the States

Lenovo announced the Z5 Pro smartphone with a sliding front panel and fingerprint sensor under the display, but mid-range specs. The Z5 Pro joins a newly formed lineup of slider phones from Chinese manufacturers meant for the Asian and European markets.

Nov 01, 2018, 9:18 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  12 comments
Lenovo updates Smart Displays with Google Home Hub features, many improvements

Lenovo has just announced that a major update is now being rolled out to its Smart Displays. The update will be released in waves over the next few weeks.

Oct 23, 2018, 5:11 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
Lenovo to launch foldable tablet with 13-inch display made by LG

The unusual duo, Lenovo and LG Display, have teamed up to bring the first foldable tablet to the market.

Oct 16, 2018, 11:58 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  0 comments
featured Best iPad Pro alternatives available in the US today

If you're in the market for a robust, powerful, and productive tablet right now, here is the ultimate list of the best iPad Pro alternatives available in the US.

Oct 12, 2018, 10:33 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  21 comments
Lenovo teases quadruple-camera smartphone, but it could be misleading us again

A Lenovo smartphone complete with four rear cameras could be on the way, a new teaser posted by the company's Vice President suggest. However, considering the executive has previously misled the public, this teaser could be inaccurate.

Sep 30, 2018, 9:52 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  13 comments
Lenovo Z5 Pro with bezel-less display and an in-screen fingerprint scanner to be unveiled October 11

The Lenovo Z5 failed to live up to the expectations put on the phone by the company. But now we are getting close to the October 11th unveiling of the Lenovo Z5 Pro with a notchless, bezel-less screen and an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Sep 27, 2018, 11:05 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
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