It’s mid-April, which means we’re going to see plenty of Android-based iPhone X clones hit stores in the coming months. Some of them come from little-known device makers from China, while others are manufactured by prominent companies, including Huawei, LG, and OnePlus.
Huawei already launched the P20 phones a few weeks ago, but it’s not done spitting out iPhone X lookalikes. The company’s cheaper smartphone brand Honor is out with its own iPhone X-inspired device, which looks like the iPhone X but also steals some features from Huawei P20. So it’s basically a clone of a clone.
Shares of Apple were down nearly 2.5 percent Thursday afternoon, following a dismal growth forecast from Apple’s biggest processor supplier. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) predicted that sales for the current quarter would be $1 billion less than previously forecasted, which virtually confirms previous rumors that Apple has dramatically scaled back iPhone X production.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Gokul Hariharan blamed the miss on the iPhone, according to Bloomberg. “He estimated that, quarter on quarter, the company’s Apple-related revenues may plunge roughly 50 percent in the second quarter after a 30 percent drop in the first [...]
The update includes selfie scans, 4K textures, and more.
During MWC 2018, Sony announced a laundry list of new features coming to its 3D Creator app that was first introduced on the Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact last August. Those features are now arriving on Xperia devices thanks to the big 2.0 update rolling out to the Play Store now, and there’s a lot to check out.
It was just a few weeks ago that a leak said OnePlus would partner with Marvel for a special edition Avengers-themed OnePlus 6 phone. Given that the next installment of Avengers, Infinity War, has a late April launch date, we assumed at the time that the OnePlus 6 should be unveiled in the near future. It turns out that the leak was accurate, as OnePlus just confirmed that an special edition Avengers version of its OnePlus 6 phone is in the works. Interestingly, this is the second time OnePlus has made a big announcement surrounding the OnePlus 6 despite the fact that the phone hasn’t even been unveiled yet.