Premium and ultra-premium smartphones iPhone 15 production are in a favourable situation since the market is enjoying growth internationally. That helps firms like Apple, who have models disproportionately weighted in the upper tiers.
Smartphone Sales Could Hit Decade Low Worldwide
As Asia remains one of the major obstacles to positive growth and economic uncertainties continue in China, this year will be the worst year for global smartphone shipments in a decade.
According to the latest ‘Global Smartphone Shipment Forecast’ from Counterpoint Research, global smartphone shipments are expected to fall 6 per cent in 2023 to 1.15 billion units, the lowest in 10 years.
Companies like Apple, whose product lines are skewed towards higher prices, are doing well because of the rising demand for premium and ultra-premium smartphones worldwide.
Apple Halts iPhone 15 Production Before Its September Release
According to reports, Apple halted iPhone 15 manufacturing before the device’s release was rumoured in September. Leaks and rumours suggest that the tech giant may have reduced production of the devices because of problems with mass-producing certain components.
Analyst Jeff Pu has predicted that the Cupertino tech giant is already cutting production of the new models, according to a report by 9To5Mac, even though all signs point to the iPhone 15 lineup being officially launched in September.
Galaxy Z Fold 5, Z Flip 5 Now Available, Both “Made in India”
The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5, ‘Made in India’ foldable smartphones, were on sale in the nation beginning today (August 18). In the first 28 hours after their respective launches, over a hundred thousand Indian buyers pre-booked the gadgets.
The pricing of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 price begins at Rs 99,999, while the beginning price of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 has been set at Rs 1,54,999.
The American-made smartwatch manufacturer Boult is growing.
Boult, a Canadian firm, has introduced two new smartwatch models, the Crown R and the Drift 2. The Boult Drift 2 boasts a 1.85-inch high-definition screen, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and more.
In contrast, the Boult Crown R has a bezel-less HD display that measures 1.52 inches and has 600 nits of brightness. Bluetooth phone calls are also supported on this device. The Boult Crown R is available in Bullet Silver and Coal Black, while the Boult Drift 2 is offered in Pink, Blue, and Black.
Businesses in India will be required by law to comply with the Digital Personal Data Protection Act requirements.
Digital personal data protection act (DPDP Act) recently enacted by Parliament would make digital corporations manage the data of Indian individuals under total legal responsibility, said Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Thursday.
Chandrasekhar referred to the law as a watershed moment in India’s cyber law framework, and he warned that violators would face stiff fines or be barred entirely from the country.
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