Oppo debuts ‘hidden selfie’ camera technology

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has revealed another glimpse of its hidden selfie camera technology as manufacturers explore new designs to maximise display space. The firm first unveiled details of an under-display front-facing camera earlier this month, which puts the lens under the smartphone’s screen. OPPO's brand new solution for full-screen display – Under-screen Camera (USC)…

EE launches 5G network in six UK cities

EE is set to make its 5G network available to the public today (30/5/19), marking the start of a new era in the UK’s mobile capabilities. The BT-owned operator is initially launching in six cities: London, Cardiff, Belfast, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester – with more to follow before the end of the year and into…

Huawei’s Honor confirms £499 price for ‘pin hole’ View20, announces new smart watches

Huawei sub-brand Honor has announced that its newest View20 smartphone with a so-called “hole-punch”, or pin hole, style display will be released to the UK from Wednesday. The Chinese manufacturer revealed details about the international launch of its View20 handset, one of the first to evolve from the Apple-famed notch trend set by the iPhone…

Growth in device spending as consumers become ‘less price sensitive’, says Gartner

  Users of PCs, ultramobiles and mobile phones are buying new devices at higher average selling prices (ASPs), resulting in growth in end-user spending in 2017. Gartner Inc. estimates that end-user spending will increase by 2 per cent in 2017, to nearly $600 billion in current US dollars. Spending on mobile phones will represent 67…