Apple introduced the new iPhone 14 series this month. Meanwhile, Samsung is at threat as these smartphones, especially the iPhone 14 Pro, are seeing strong sales, which could help Apple grab 60% flagship smartphone market.
According to a new information by DigiTimes, Apple’s market share for high-end phones, priced above $500, has increased to 55% in the off-season and 60% in the peak season this year. The new iPhone 14 Pro sales could further idealize their peak season share if the company manages to maintain its current growth.
Furthermore, Apple also wants to stay on top and in doing so it has asked Foxconn, its primary iPhone assembler, to shift some iPhone 14 production capacity to Pro models to meet strong demand. But reportedly, the makers in Apple’s supply chain haven’t received order cuts for any models.
On the official website, the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max are estimated to ship in weeks in multiple configurations. In comparison, the base model – iPhone 14 sales are slightly low. The devices are available to order from Apple’s website as well as in stores.
Moving ahead, Apple iPhone 13 Pro models were said to have recorded outstanding long-tail sales after the first wave of pre-orders last year. Apple iPhone’s Pro models have become a mainstream upgrade for iPhone fans and that’s because of significant specs upgrade.
Samsung abandons Fold 4, Flip 4 sales ambitions:
Ahead of Apple, Samsung also introduced its new flagship smartphones – Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. The smartphones arrived with lots of improvements over their predecessor while maintaining a similar price range.
Still, the new Galaxy smartphones didn’t live up to Samsung’s expectations to reach around 15 million unit sales by the end of this, year. The company has reportedly left its ambitions and cut Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 shipments target to 8 million only.
Get Honor Magic VS Wallpapers on your Samsung device [Download]
Honor recently launched its latest foldable smartphone named Honor Magic VS. The successor of the Magic V smartphone comes with an amazing design, a powerful processor, three cameras, new features Android 12, and more. Along with this, the company introduced a bunch of new stock wallpapers for Honor Magic VS, which are available to download for any smartphone.
Now, you can download the amazing Honor Magic VS wallpaper on your Samsung smartphone. Thanks to YTECHB for extracting and sharing the high-resolution wallpapers of the Magic VS smartphone.
The download package linked below includes about 47 wallpapers so you can set any of them on your home screen or lock screen, anywhere you want.
- Download Honor Magic VS Wallpapers – Link
Honor Magic VS Specs
Honor Magic VS features a seamless design, sophisticated super light gear hinge, powerful processor, lightweight, and more. The phone comes with 7.9-inch (2272 × 1984 Pixels) FHD+ OLED display, a 6.45 FHD + AMOLED cover screen display, Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, 12GB RAM, and more.
The latest Honor foldable smartphone equips three cameras including a 54MP main camera, a 50MP Ultra-Wide camera with the macro option, and an 8MP 3X Optical Zoom Camera, which uses an AI-enabled HONOR Image Engine. There’s a 16MP front camera for selfie lovers.
Magic VS packs a 5000mAh battery with 66W fast wired charging. To be mentioned, this smartphone is currently available to order in China and it is officially confirmed to launch in the global market soon.
Check the preview of some Honor Magic VS smartphone Wallpapers:
Researchers discover critical Mali threats in Samsung Exynos phones
Among the discovered vulnerabilities, one can lead to kernel memory corruption. Not that all, but the other threats can leak physical memory addresses, and three others can lead to a physical page us-after-free condition.
In general, if your Samsung Exynos device is affected by any of these Mali vulnerabilities/threats, an attacker who executes native code in an app can gain full access to the system and bypass the permission model of the OS.
Google’s Project Zero team in their blog post said that these vulnerabilities can let attackers continue reading and writing physical pages after returning to the system.
Notably, Google’s Project Zero team initially discovered these flaws while investigating Pixel 6 devices. Thankfully, all the Snapdragon processor-powered Galaxy models are unaffected by these vulnerabilities.
Back in July, ARM spotted these Mali-related security flaws, however, any smartphone maker didn’t patch to address them. As Project Zero has finally discovered the issue in Android, hopefully, the patches will be coming next month.
Apart from Samsung, ARM-made Mali GPUs are also used in Xiaomi and OPPO smartphones. Hence, some of the Xiaomi and OPPO devices could also be affected by these Mali-related security flaws.
Here is your first look at Samsung Galaxy A34 5G – 5K renders, 360 video
Samsung may launch the Galaxy A34 (mid-range 5G) smartphone in late December or early January. Ahead of the official unveiling, famous leakster, Onleaks in collaboration with Giznext, already exposed the design of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy A34 5G device with 5K renders, and 360 video.
Starting with the rear panel, Samsung Galaxy A34 5G smartphone comes with a triple camera setup, which could include a primary, an ultra-wide and a macro sensor. Next to the vertically placed individual camera sensors, there is an LED flash, which looks similar to the Galaxy A32.
The Galaxy A32 first debuted a camera design without any module, which impressively expanded with the Galaxy S22 Ultra. Since all three models of the Galaxy S23 series are likely to bear the same camera design by ditching island, the Galaxy A34 could also join the party along.
On the front, the Galaxy A34 device brings the Infinity-U panel, consisting of a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera. The same report also claimed that this upcoming phone could be equipped with a 6.5-inch display and could expand 161.3 x 77.7 x 8.2mm.
Aside from this, the upcoming Samsung mid-ranger appears to have a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on power button along with volume rockers on the right side. The left frame remains vacant as always, while the bottom side consists of USB Type-C port, 3.5mm headphone jack and mic, while the SIM card tray is positioned at the top.
Samsung has not yet revealed when it will introduce the Galaxy A34 smartphone, however, leaks and rumors are continuously emerging on the web. Earlier, we get to know how the Galaxy A14 and Galaxy A54 will look, at the same time, the Galaxy A74 renders might be coming soon!