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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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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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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More than one iPhone may have a 120Hz display

Apple could use an LTPO display for two iPhone 13 models  A rumour from the tech industry has been circulating the internet for a while, claiming that Apple will use a display with a variable refresh rate for the iPhone 13 line up. According to a tweet from Ross Young, Cupertino is currently testing the LTPO technology, which offers a variable refresh rate depending on the power usage.   For example, the display will automatically switch to a lower rate when the user is viewing photos,[…]

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Spring Loaded event on April 20 to unveil new Apple devices

Apple has just announced its first spring event that will take place in April 20. Of course, the company, just like the last year, will hold an online event as the Covid19 pandemic keeps restricting businesses from their normal functioning. Apple is expected to show off new iPads and other new devices at the event called “Spring Loaded”.   What to expect?   A rumor that Apple was planning an event in April was circulating the internet for several days now, but an official confirmation got from[…]

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Apple working on new smart home products

At least two new smart home products are currently under development in Cupertino, according to Bloomberg. Apple is apparently exploring new possibilities in this market, like upgraded versions of Apple TV and HomePod.   Apple TV will introduce new experiences at home, including the ability to make video calls thanks to a built-in camera. The company aims to create the ultimate smart device for the home, combining features from other products. The next version of Apple TV will be a device capable of playing music and connected[…]

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6 of the top 10 best-selling smartphones are iPhones

Apple has occupied 6 spots in the top 10 ranking of the best-selling phones in January, according to a report by Counterpoint Research. Apple iPhone 12 was the best-selling model with a 6% share, followed by iPhone 12 Pro Max with 5%. Two other iPhones are following – iPhone 12 Pro with a 4% share and iPhone 11 with 2%. United States accounts for about 30% of the worldwide iPhone sales, according to the report.   Boosted by strong carrier promotions and the widespread usage of 5G, Apple’s top[…]

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3D mockup of iPhone 13 shows us the possible design changes

A few days ago, we inform you about the possible changes of the iPhone 13 line-up this year. Today, a source from Japan posted an image of what is believed to be the upcoming design of iPhone 2021. According to Mac Otakara, this is a 3D mockup of the new device based on reliable leaks and supply chain sources, created solely to show us the differences.   The video and images show us the smaller notch cut in the iPhone13. The current notch on iPhone 12 Pro measures in at[…]

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