Xiaomi’s profit jumps as smartphone shipments surge

SHENZHEN/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Xiaomi Corp on Tuesday reported a 19% jump in third-quarter net profit, beating estimates, as the Chinese smartphone maker’s shipments over the quarter surged by 45.3% on a year earlier.

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective face masks visit Xiaomi brand’s store, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kyiv, Ukraine October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Xiaomi has grabbed market share in China and Europe as its rival Huawei Technologies has faced U.S. sanctions that have hit its supply chain.

The company expects it will continue to gain market share after the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Huawei disrupted its supply chains in August..

Xiang Wang, Xiaomi’s president, when asked whether Huawei’s problems had helped Xiaomi, said that the company was “paying attention to what is happening into the market,” but was continuing with its own strategy.

Xiaomi’s smartphone revenue rose to 47.6 billion yuan,

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Xiaomi foldable smartphone could comes with a pop up camera

Xiaomi has been working hard on folding smartphone prototypes filing patents that show off potential designs for folding devices coming in the future. A new Xiaomi folding smartphone design has turned up that ditches the thick bezels or notches on the screen featured on smartphones for sensors and cameras. Instead, this folding device uses a pop-up camera.

Xiaomi’s design is neither the first to fold nor the first to have a pop-up camera, but it’s interesting to see the two features combined in a single device. The design patent was filed with The Hague International Design System on September 25, 2020. The application was published on November 20, 2020. Like most other folding smartphones, it folds in half to create a smaller and more pocketable device.

In the renderings, the front screen is small at 4.6-inches and has thick bezels. When the phone is opened, it has a large screen

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This Concept Samsung Galaxy Note Rollable Smartphone Looks Stunning

Samsung is allegedly working on a rollable smartphone, and that inspired this new Samsung Galaxy Note concept. This concept smartphone has been created and presented by the Concept Creator YouTube channel. It is worth noting that it was created in collaboration with Letsgodigital.

Having said that, the company’s exec was spotted carrying an unknown device, whose design suggested it may be a rollable smartphone. That’s probably what inspired the design of this concept smartphone.

Do note that this is not a leak or anything of the sort. Having said that, the design has been presented in both images and a video clip. Both of those are included below the article.

The Samsung Galaxy Note rollable concept looks great

As you can see, this phone looks quite sleek. It seems to be made out of metal and glass, and its screen expands and retracts. It’s doing that horizontally, as it’s clearly

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Massachusetts Lottery players will soon be able to claim prizes through its smartphone app

Beginning sometime next spring, Massachusetts Lottery players will be able to claim large prizes from their phones and have their winnings deposited directly into a bank account through an app that Lottery officials said will eliminate millions of miles of car travel and associated greenhouse gas emissions.

The Lottery plans to roll out the new functionality of its mobile app in two phases, starting with giving Lottery players the ability to scan a ticket into the app to find out if it is a winner. The second phase, which is expected to be available by early spring, would allow Lottery players to claim prizes between $601 and $5,000 through the app rather than going to a Lottery claims center. The money would be wired directly to a bank account on file after the Lottery withholds any unpaid child support or tax obligations.

“If you live on the Cape, you have

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Foldable Smartphone Market Research Report with Industry Share, Size and Strategies to Boost Growth: Covid-19 Impact And Recovery

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In Regional Analysis, the Foldable Smartphone market is also categorised into North America, Europe, China, Japan, the middle East, India, South America, Others. North America,

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3 Chinese firms in world’s top 5 biggest smartphone makers

The logo of Xiaomi is seen inside the company’s office in Bengaluru, India, Jan 18, 2018. [Photo/Agencies]

Chinese smartphone makers Huawei, Xiaomi and Oppo have occupied three positions among a ranking of the world’s top five largest smartphone vendors by shipments in the third quarter of this year, according to a recent report from the market consultancy Gartner on Monday.

Samsung took the crown in the ranking with sales of 80.8 million units to gain 22 percent of the global market share, followed by Huawei with sales at 51.83 million units to grab 14.1 percent of the market share.

Xiaomi made a strong surge of 34.9 percent year-on-year by selling 44.41 million units in Q3 to account for 12.1 percent of the market share, surpassing Apple to rank third among the top five.

Apple and Oppo came in fourth and fifth, with shipments of 40.5 million units and 29.89 million

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As QR code sign-ins become compulsory what happens if you don’t have a smartphone?

By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia

05:46 24 Nov 2020, updated 06:01 24 Nov 2020

  • QR code check-ins now mandatory at all pubs, cafes and restaurants in NSW 
  • Venue must electronically record your details if you don’t have smart phone 
  • Advocacy groups say QR technology is ‘dog’s breakfast’ of privacy concerns 

Checking in with a QR code is now a compulsory condition of entry at all at pubs, cafes and restaurants across New South Wales.

The law came into effect on Monday to trace and track the movements of patrons and to get their contact details if a coronavirus-positive person may have been there at the same time.

Before Monday, businesses had the option of signing visitors in the old-fashioned way.

But recording the information on pen and paper proved too ineffective for the state’s contact tracers as the details were sometimes difficult to read and eventually had to

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Review: Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max is a lot of smartphone, and not for everybody

The iPhone 12 Pro Max is more than just the largest model in the 2020 iPhone collection, with the super-sized smartphone boasting better battery life and even camera specifications that improve on what the iPhone 12 offers.

iPhone 12 Pro Max – display, design, and size

The external appearance of the iPhone 12 Pro Max matches the rest of the iPhone 12 family, with flat sides that produce more defined edges to the stainless steel body, as well as making it closer in style to the iPad Pro lineup. Along with the stronger chassis, Apple is also employing its toughened Ceramic Shield glass to the front and back for added durability, with the rear also sporting a textured matte glass effect.

The stainless steel band of the Pacific Blue iPhone 12 Pro Max

The stainless steel band of the Pacific Blue iPhone 12 Pro Max

Continuing the durability theme, Apple has also improved its water resistance over the previous

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India smartphone exports could cross USD 1.5 bn in 2020: techARC

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India is expected to export smartphones worth USD 1.5 billion (over Rs 11,113 crore) this year to various countries, including the UAE, the US and Russia, according to a report by research firm techARC.

TechARC, in its India Mobile Phone Exports Market Scan Report, pegged the total exports of smartphones to cross USD 1.5 billion by value in 2020, with smartphones accounting for over 98 per cent of the total mobile phones exported from the country.

“India has been exporting mobiles to destinations like UAE and neighbouring SAARC countries for quite some time. However, ‘Make in India’ initiative has made India a truly global exporter of mobile phones,” techARC founder and Chief Analyst Faisal Kawoosa said.

He added that India currently exports to 24 countries, some of which are further re-exporting, like UAE, to other markets, making India-made phones available to millions of users.


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NTT Australia, Wavelink deploy Spectralink Versity smartphone fleet to Canberra hospitals – Services

Melbourne-based specialty distributor Wavelink has tapped NTT Australia to deploy a smartphone fleet to Canberra hospitals.

The rollout came in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to help ACT Health staff across Canberra Hospital and University of Canberra Hospital, with some 2000 ruggedised smartphones rolled out.

The smartphones were from Spectralink, a provider of enterprise mobile solutions for a number of industries. The Versity model specifically is purpose-built for the rugged requirements of the healthcare environment.

ACT Health sought a solution that helps facilitate cohesive communication, streamlined workflows, and faster ingress and egress to COVID-19 areas and other isolation zones in the hospitals.

“Each nurse carries a Spectralink Versity smartphone, connecting them to their colleagues and the outside world without creating a contamination risk. Staff members have access to the apps they need to work effectively and efficiently at their fingertips whilst wearing gloves without the need to continuously change the

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