South Korea’s Electronic Times has reported that Samsung’s initial production would include 5 million Galaxy S7 handsets. The new flagship of the company would have two variants, a 5.2 inch Galaxy S7 and a Galaxy S7 Edge with a larger curved screen of 5.5 inches.
The division between the two variants would include 3.3 million S7 phones and 1.6 million S7 Edge phones. The flagship will not be an entirely new smartphone but simply an upgraded and improved version of the S6 series, similar to what Apple has been doing with its iPhones. Samsung goes the Apple way in terms of hardware as well -it’s expected to include touch sensitive display.
There have [...]
In keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Make in India initiative, OnePlus will start local production of its smartphones in India by the end of 2015. OnePlus will set up shop through contract manufacturing at ‘Foxconn’s Rising Stars’ factory within the Sri City Integrated Business City in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
“We are excited to add another significant chapter in our India journey as we look forward to starting local production of our smartphones within a year of our launch in the country. Local production will not only make our operations more efficient in terms of cost and working capital requirements but also help us in making our products [...]
The next big thing in mobile chipsets, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 800 system-on-a-chip (SoC), is set to enter mass production in May, according to a senior product manager. The company was showing off its newest chipset on development devices, indicating the advantages, both in speed and thermal efficiency, over the current high-end Snapdragon 600.
While the Snapdragon 800 is built using the same 28nm manufacturing process as its predecessor, there are a number of improvements to its Krait core, in addition to boosting clock speeds to 2.3Ghz. The Snapdragon 800 will include four Krait 400 [...]
Panasonic Corp is considering exiting from the plasma screen market as part of a major restructuring over the next three years, a news report said Monday.
The embattled consumer electronics producer plans to terminate production of plasma panels at its main plant in the western Japanese city of Amagasaki around the financial year starting in April 2014, the Nikkei business daily reported without citing any sources.
[pullquote_left] “We are considering a number of options regarding our TV business. But nothing has been decided yet,” a Panasonic spokesperson said. [...]
Samsung Semiconductor makes main processor chips for iPhones, iPad’s and many other tablets and smartphones from other vendors including Samsung Mobiles. To meet with the exceeding demand for these products the supply of the said chips needs to be in order. Bloomberg is reporting that Samsung Semiconductor has “sent requests for proposals to banks to borrow as much as $1 billion to expand production capacity at its factory in Austin, Texas,” with the bonds to be issued by Samsung’s United States unit.
The company which is about US $ 20 Billion cash rich will sell its bonds first time since 1997, [...]
Samsung has released an Ad of what the future of our displays may be like. A mix of tablets and AR gives you a great look at what the future may hold if we are to believe Sammy.
German automaker BMW has kicked off production of its upcoming 2012 BMW 3 Series in Munich, Germany. BMW has funded their production plant with over US $ 700 Million to make it ready for the new 2012 3 Series.
The new 3 Series features a new look body with a revamped frontal area. A redesigned cluster of lights in the front as well as the back. 2012 3-series is based on a new compact, rear- and all-wheel-drive architecture. Technology currently available in the 7 Series and 5 Series is expected to feature in the 2012 3 Series, such as a lane-departure warning system, night vision, a system to prevent the driver from [...]
Now that the iPhone 5 is set to launch soon , Apple’s manufacturing partners have reportedly begun assembling the iPhone 5 according to a new report from Macotakara.
Foxconn, who handle 85% of iPhone 5 production, and Pegatron, which has picked up a contract for the remaining 15%, have begin manufacturing parts for the expected jesus phone. Citing information from an anonymous source, the report also notes that finished devices are not yet being packaged, as the release build of iOS 5 has not yet been finalized.
A the heat begins to mount for the impending launch for the next big iOS device, reports are pinging to a cheaper 8GB iPhone 4 this september itself, that could also means an end September release for the the upcoming iPhone 5.
Reports are also mentioning that Apple has warned their manufacturers that the demand of 45 million iPhones need to be shipped when the lower price is announced. The rumors of an early october launch are also shunted to show a end-september Launch of the iPhone 5
[dropcap]I[/dropcap]f a report from market hardware news watch website Digitimes reports that, Sony’s manufacturing partners will begin building the Playstation 4 by the end of this year for a launch schedule of quarter 2 2012. There are no specific details , but most rumors talk about a kinect type motion sensing technology to replace the current generation PS3 Move.
Sony has always held in strong opinion that physical controls are essential for gaming. Dropping that claim would be very convenient for the company and possibly [...]