With nearly 45.1 million smartphones sold on the old continent in the second quarter of 2019, the sector seems to be afloat, especially with the rapid growth of Xiaomi and the dominance of Samsung. In contrast, Apple and Huawei are pale and fall sharply in Europe.
In the first place of the ranking, there is Samsung which recorded a good progression of + 20% compared to the second quarter of 2018. It will not be so much its Galaxy S10 which will seduce on the old continent but rather its mid-range, the Galaxy A. The South Korean company has distributed 3.2 million Galaxy A50 (the smartphone sold the most in Europe this quarter, all manufacturers combined), 2.2 million Galaxy A40 and 1.8 million Galaxy A20e. In all, it is nearly 18.3 million units sold, allowing Samsung to rise as the European leader with 40.4% market share.
As for Apple , which falls in third place, the firm records a heavy fall of -17% compared to last year, with a market share in Europe which sinks to 14.1% In all, the Californian manufacturer will have has sold 6.4 million iPhone, including 1.8 million iPhone XR, its best-selling model on the old continent.
Samsung has released a 108-megapixel sensor on its smartphone. More than ever. Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX was established in cooperation with Xiaomi.
According to Samsung, it will be the first camera sensor that can surpass the 100 million pixel milestone of smartphones. It not only produces high-resolution and high-quality images but also captures 6016 x 3388 video at 30 fps.
With an efficient picture, it produces extraordinary images in intense lighting conditions. It will take a huge 1 /1.33-inch area. Compared to common camera sensors in smartphones, HMX consumes more light in dim light. Thanks to Tetracell technology, it will produce good photos of 27 million pixels.
Samsung and Xiaomi have not announced which mobile phone will be the first mobile phone to use this sensor. It is rumored that Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 will be the first person to use this camera sensor. It is expected to be used by the end of this year.
Mediatek yesterday launched a game chipset called the Helio G90 and Helio G90T. Later, Redmi’s brand director Lu Weibing confirmed on Weibo that it will launch a game phone equipped with Helio G90T, which will be launched globally.
No information about the device was disclosed. But we hope that it will be available soon, and we will soon get reliable information about our phones. However, by observing the recently announced chipset, we can say that the handset will have two high-performance CPU clusters of Cortex-A76 units and six Cortex-A55 cores. In addition, the two clusters will be coupled via the Mali-G76 GPU. However, the entire system is built on the 12nm FinFET process. The system’s total clock speed is up to 2.05 GHz. In addition, the G90T will support up to 10 GB of RAM.
Since it is obvious that these chips are used in gaming phones, Redmi will also launch a gaming phone. There are other sub-brand game phones including Black shark, Nubia. However, it seems that the company is working hard to beat game companies like ROG Phone II and nubia Red Magic 3.
Xiaomi’s subsidiary Redmi recently launched a new limited edition K20 Pro. The Redmi K20 Pro Avengers Edition features a non-graded black back that is different from other colors.
A limited edition of the phone is being launched to pay tribute to the Marvel hero.
However, there is currently no comment on mobile phone prices and global availability.
Here’s a Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Review if you want check it out.
Let’s take a look at the packaging of the phone.
For the 6/64 GB variant, the Redmi K20 is priced at $289. However, the Avengers version is expected to be more expensive than the other versions. Let’s see what happens next. Stay tuned for more updates.
CC. Xiaomi CC9 will be the first smartphone designed for teenagers. To make the phone more like a young customer, the company decided to bring Emoji to the phone.
Phone X has this feature, namely Animoji. Samsung then copied this feature and named it AR Emoji with additional options. Later, Xiaomi also copied this feature, added some features and named it Mimoji.
Xiaomi will launch a new smartphone on July 2. Mi CC9 is not the only smartphone that will be launched at the event.