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Samsung, Apple battle over Smartphone market

Manufacturers of phone devices are locked in intense competition for consumers’ patronage in the smartphone segment to boost their market shares.
The manufacturers are competing for additional market share with the release of new phones such as the iPhone series from Apple and Galaxy from Samsung.
The leadership tussle is mainly between Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 and Apple’s iPhone X.
New features being added to ensure greater acceptability include organic light emitting diode, OLED screen, facial recognition (Face ID), wireless-charging support and an upgraded dual camera.
The phone makers have also developed other new camera features which include screen optimizer and flaw detection. Others are larger storage capacity, Desktop experience (DeX) and aspect ratio display performance, as well as S Pen (Stylus pen) which is a capacitive and resistive touch screen technology.
Advantages and disadvantages
Vanguard Companies and Markets’ findings reveal that Apple’s policies are not often fully pro-consumer. Apple’s smartphones and iPhones, do not support expandable memory (no MicroSD slot). It sells its memory cards and phones at high margins, although lower in the low-end capacity iPhones.
Most consumers prefer entry-level iPhone than spend extra on a high-capacity iPhone.
Samsung, however, took a different approach. The Galaxy Note 9 comes with either 128GB or 512GB of internal storage; both models still support expandable storage thanks to a microSD card slot.
The Galaxy Note 9 supports expandable storage and tops 512GB instead of 256GB for iPhone X. So the Note 9 has more available storage out of the box, and you can put a 512GB microSD card for a whopping…

Tecno empowers Nigerians with smartphone photography skills

Tecno empowers Nigerians with smartphone photography skills

Ife Ogunfuwa TECNO Mobile has trained mobile phone enthusiasts on how to take the best photos and record amazing videos with little or no special device configuration using smartphones. The smartphone photography masterclass held in partnership with Wakafire Photography took place at this years’ edition of the Social Media Week in Lagos. The trainees, made […] …