The most important technical news of the weekadmin - July 10, 2021
As part of our follow-up to various technical news regarding smartphones and technology in general, we review with you in this article the most important technical news and events during the week, so follow us.
iPhone 12 sales break the 100 million barrier and compete with iPhone 6 sales
The American giant Apple launched the iPhone 12 phones last year with new capabilities and great developments in the series that distinguish it from the rest of the company’s past phones, and it is also said that it will continue this development for this year as well, and one of the press reports sheds light on these developments, as it breaks sales of the iPhone 12 The 100 million mark and rival iPhone 6 sales, which was a breakthrough in its generation.
Counterpoint Research announced its latest reports on the sales of the American giant Apple, where the company sold about 100 million units of the iPhone 12 until April 2021, which strengthened its position as the highest company in terms of revenue in the world (as for Samsung, it is the largest in the world in terms of size In markets and sales), which is impressive, as Apple achieved this success despite the conditions of the Corona virus that affected the markets this year.
But the most impressive thing about this amount of sales is that it is almost equal to the sales of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus series of phones, which was a boom in the company’s sales after it abandoned the small screens in small phones and replaced them with larger screens in this series, it is the most expensive phones An acquisition of the company, which justifies the high sales of the new phones, as the iPhone 12 series also offers some new features, such as support for 5G networks, support for a new design and larger batteries, and this becomes more clear with the knowledge that the trend in purchase is increasing towards larger phones. In this series, what explains the tendency of people to acquire phones that are larger than Apple, which explains the poor sales of the iPhone 12 mini, and below we learn about the specifications of the iPhone 12, the company’s high sales phone.
Samsung unveils its own smart watch system, One UI Watch
South Korean giant Samsung has unveiled its new operating system for smartwatches, which will be called One UI Watch and is based on WearOS from Google for smart wearable devices. The new operating system is expected to become more integrated with Android-based phones by synchronizing the various applications and settings installed on the phone and the watch.
The new operating system is expected to support many applications such as Strava, Adidas Running, Calm, Spotify, YouTube Music and Google Maps. It is expected that Samsung will announce in the coming months its new smart watch with the aforementioned operating system, which may come with better performance and a stronger battery. Below we review with you the specifications of the latest Samsung releases of smart watches, so follow us.
MWC Names Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G as Best Smartphone of Last Year
After her absence from us last year due to Corona conditions, the MWC Awards in Barcelona return to us this year to win Samsung for its wonderful Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G phone as the best smartphone last year after a vote from the jury that praised the screen and cameras in the phone, which distinguished it from the Others in this category, along with many other great specifications, and below we list the details of the GLOMO Awards, in addition to reviewing the specifications of the winning phone Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, so follow us.
Google faces legal challenges over Google Play Store monopoly policies
Google has been subject to accusations in 36 US states related to its monopoly on Google application services, as the lawsuits state that the American giant practices monopolistic policies that enable it to control 90% of the application market on the Android system, while any competitor to it has completely disappeared, as the rest of the competing stores do not reach their sales to 5%.
Google is also facing some accusations regarding blocking the Epic Games store from providing its services, in addition to other accusations related to in-store payment methods such as paypal and reliance on Google Play Billing, which is considered more expensive.
The operating systems that are mentioned as the last systems that accept the smartphones mentioned in our articles, are the systems mentioned on the official websites of the smart phone companies at the time the articles were written, and some smart phones may accept the upgrade to newer versions of the operating systems.
The prices of phones in some markets, such as the Egyptian, Saudi or Emirati markets, may not be mentioned because they were not officially launched in these markets at the time of writing the article, and you will be able to know the official prices as soon as they are released through the phone price links mentioned in the lines of the article.