IPad market share grows in 2021, increases 37 Percent During Q1

In recent years Apple have been dominating the tablet market. This year, it looks like they will further strengthen their market position. The report presented by Counterpoint Research via wccftech shows that their share has grown to 37 percent in Q1 2021, as opposed to the same quarter in 2020 when it was 30%.  According to the presented diagrams below, Samsung retains its second position, and their share is also growing. In Q1 2020 it was 16% while in Q1 2021 is 20%. The other conclusions that can be drawn from the presented results are[…]

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iPhone 12 adoption rate is better than iPhone 11’s

iPhone 12 has more active users than iPhone 11 a year ago  A report covering the iPhone usage for Q1 2021 by Counterpoint Research claims that the user base of iPhone 12 grows faster than iPhone 11 for the same period in 2020. We previously noted that iPhone 12 is the best-selling phone around the globe, but since Apple hasn’t shared the exact sales numbers, it’s hard to judge what the actual share is.   According to Counterpoint, the initial sales of iPhone 12 series were[…]

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iPad with OLED display coming next year

Apple set to replace TFT with OLED technology  While Apple already included a mini-LED display in the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, the company still relies on TFT screen technology for all other members of the iPad family. Now we understand that Apple is set to make an irreversible switch from TFT to OLED in 2022. A number of reports popped up online, based on sources within the supply chain, and claiming that Cupertino is introducing an OLED iPad in early 2022. The new model with OLED[…]

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iOS 15 will introduce food tracking; this and other features revealed

Apple to present iOS 15 in June at WWDC 2021  While Apple is still improving iOS 14 with new minor updates, the company is ready to present the next version of its mobile operating system next month. WWDC 2021 will give us the first official look of iOS 15, although we can confirm most of the new features.  Among the new features in iOS 15, for which we haven’t been familiar until now, is the updated Health app with the ability to track food and[…]

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Rumors about new MacBook Pro in June

Several sources claim that Apple is launching new MacBook Pros  New rumors point toward a June 2021 launch of new MacBook Pro models at the developer conference called WWDC. After Bloomberg reported that Cupertino was preparing a hardware refresh of the MacBook Pro line, another leaker [Jon Prosser] confirmed the news on Twitter. Although Apple is usually focused on software things rather than hardware, this year may be a bit different.   It looks like there will be a 14-inch and a 16-inch model, each with[…]

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Apple set to replace Qualcomm’s 5G chips in 2023

iPhones with in-house 5G chip coming in two years  Apple is constantly trying to cut its reliance on third-party chip developers, hoping to design important iPhone and computer parts in-house. Cupertino already has its own mobile and Mac processors, while 5H baseband chips are coming in 2023, according to a new report.   Long-time Apple analyst Ming Chi Kuo believes that Apple is going to ditch Qualcomm’s silicon and introduce its own 5G chips to power the iPhones in 2023. The analyst says that Qualcomm will be[…]

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MacBook Air is getting new colors soon

Apple working on new MacBooks  A new report claims that Apple is launching new color versions of the MacBook Air to match the colors of the 24-inch iMac. The company announced the M1 iMac with new colors in April, while the latest refresh of the Air line happened in 2020. Along with the new color options, the Mac Book Air will get a new design and smaller bezels. All these novelties will arrive only to the non-geek oriented, non Pro lines of products.   This leads to the conclusion that Apple is not planning to release new colors for its Pro line sometime[…]

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Video reveals the design of the iPhone 13 Pro Max

Dummy unit of the upcoming model  We reported weeks ago about the possible design changes of the new iPhone 2021 line. While it’s almost certain that there won’t be dramatic differences between iPhone 12 and iPhone 13, Apple is indeed tweaking some things. Now, a new video by Unbox Therapy compares the old and the new Pro Max model, so we can better see what’s new.   Although it’s a dummy unit and not a real iPhone, it is created based on sources from the supply[…]

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iPhones responsible for 15% of the global smartphone sales in Q1 2021

Apple sold 52.4 million iPhones in the first quarter of 2021  Canalys has just published its report about the global smartphone sales for the first quarter of 2021. According to the report, Samsung is still leading the market with a 22% share, followed by Apple with 15% and Xioami with 14%.   Most of the vendors saw a substantial increase, most notable Xiaomi and Oppo with sales jumping 62 and 60 percent, respectively. At the same time, Apple managed to increase its sales by 41 percent. Apple sold 52.4 million[…]

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Record-breaking revenue for Apple, profit up 210%

iPhone sales increased 65%  AAPL has just reported its earnings for fiscal Q2 2021, and the numbers are quite impressive – beating quite widely the consensus estimates. Apple reported a revenue of 89.6 billion dollars for the quarter, in comparison with $58 billion a year ago. The profit was $23.6 billion, compared with $11.25 billion last year, which means a profit increase of 210 percent.   The company explains that many product categories such as Mac and Services hit new heights, while the gross margin grew[…]

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