Huawei’s had it tough in 2020 — and 2019, for that matter. But in some way, properly because of gross sales in China, it’s shipped extra telephones than anybody else. More than Apple, greater than Samsung. That’s within the face of US bans, its personal conservative gross sales estimates and the entire lack-of-Android-on-its-flagship-smartphone… factor.
Huawei’s gross sales declined by solely 5 % to 55.eight million items, in comparison with an enormous 30 % drop for Samusung, all the way down to 53.7 million smartphones shipped. While smartphone gross sales dropped considerably within the US and elsewhere because of the coronavirus, gross sales in China suffered far much less, and 70 % of Huawei’s gross sales at the moment are in its dwelling nation. It helps that units just like the P40 Pro are unimaginable telephones in case you ignore the entire Android / lack of Google ingredient.
Huawei’s time within the prime spot could also be brief: Samsung, naturally, thinks gross sales will rebound within the subsequent quarter.
Apple confirms its new iPhones will likely be delayed by a ‘few weeks’
The firm’s CFO was very candid in regards to the delay on a convention name.
New iPhones seem in September, usually weeks after a splashy press convention at Apple HQ. Not so, this yr. During the corporate’s post-earnings convention name, the corporate’s Chief Financial Officer, Luca Maestri, confirmed that Apple’s new iPhones could be arriving later than regular, one thing Qualcomm had hinted at earlier this week.
“As you know, last year, we started selling new iPhones in late September,” Maestri stated. “This year, we project supply to be available a few weeks later.” In these occasions of COVID-19-related delays, just a few weeks actually is not too unhealthy. Unless issues change — it’s 2020.
Google posts its personal Pixel 4a ‘leak’
Expect to see it revealed on August third.
We’ve seen hints and renders of Google’s subsequent funds telephone floating round for months, and now Google is moving into the dialog. Headers on its social media pages and a devoted web site introduce some placeholder textual content, and in case you manipulate the colours to match Google’s brand, the web page reveals a launch date for its “Just What You’ve Been Waiting for Phone.”
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NASA’s Perseverance rover is on its option to Mars
It’s scheduled to reach in February 2021.
The launch was profitable, with the crew saying it acquired telemetry from the spacecraft and despatched instructions again to it. A couple of points did come up throughout launch, however they’ve been handled. According to Deputy Project Manager Matt Wallace, “With the understanding of the causes of these issues, we are conducting the operations necessary to move the spacecraft back out of safe mode and into normal cruise mode.”