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Samsung holds second spot in India market in 2Q23 with 15.7% market share

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According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile phone Tracker, the first half of 2023 witnessed a 10% YoY decline in India’s smartphone market, shipping 64 million units. The report states that Vivo defeated Samsung in the second quarter of 2023 –  smartphone market. This is something that resembled the report of the 2020 first quarter when Vivo outperformed Samsung three years ago, when it seized 19.9% of the market and overtook Samsung with 18.9% to claim second place. It’s the second time in a row that Vivo has outrun Samsung in a race.

IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker provides an accurate perspective of the mobile phone market from people who are most familiar with it. It offers a quarterly web database that provides performance information for each competitor in the market. Samsung tops the statistics table of Counterpoint and Canalys.  Additionally, in Q2 2023, worldwide smartphone shipments fell by 7.8% YoY. Vendors and channels provided discounts and exclusive promotions in an effort to get rid of inventory before the holiday season. 

Despite a 3% YoY dip, the market grew by 10% in the second quarter of 2023 compared to the prior quarter, hitting 34 million units. IDC India also revealed that Samsung was closely behind Vivo, its Chinese competitor with a market share of 15.6% in the second quarter of this year, with a margin of only 1%. Lower shipping numbers from companies that are active online, such as Xiaomi and realme, exacerbated the decline in online shipments. Tax cheating has been a major issue for the Chinese manufacturers. Tax evasion between the period of 2018-2019 and 2022-2023 points to custom duty and GST.

Realme holds third place with 12.6% followed by Oppo and Xiaomi with 11% of market value as stated by the IDC India. The Chinese brands OPPO, Vivo and Xiaomi committed a totalled amount of 9,000 crore as tax evasion. 

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 Could Bring A New Camera Design

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The Korean firm ‘Samsung’ is about to launch its next-generation foldable smartphone – Galaxy Z Fold 6, which is expected to bring an updated camera design to enhance the look. 

We are not completely two months away from the Galaxy Unpacked event that is reportedly held on July 10 in Paris. Even before any official revelation regarding the specs, design, and features of Galaxy Z Fold 6,  tipsters already heated the market with leaks and rumors. Now the new report says that the Galaxy Z Fold 6 could bring a new camera design. 

A tipster on X shared an image that showcases the rear cameras of the Galaxy Z Fold 6, which is immediately apparent that this is different from any rear camera housing we have ever seen on the Galaxy Z Fold family before. This hints that this time Samsung could introduce a fresh design for the foldable’s rear camera this year. 

The image has a Samsung Galaxy AI watermark which points out that it might be made changes, however, it’s best to wait for more confirmation before trusting this particular design detail since the brand has yet to reveal any official details. 

Recently, the list of Galaxy devices, including, Galaxy Z Fold 6, Galaxy Z Flip 6, Galaxy Watch 7, Galaxy Watch 7 Ultra, and Galaxy Ring has already been leaked which arrived at the next Galaxy Unpacked event which is supposed to be held in July 2024.

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US Galaxy Z Fold 6 Leaks on Geekbench, Hints at Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

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Samsung appears close to introducing its sixth-generation foldable phones, the Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Galaxy Z Fold 6, in July at the Galaxy Unpacked Event. Now the Galaxy Z Fold 6 is spotted on the Geekbench database. Let’s take a closer look at the detailed information. 

Although the Galaxy Z Flip 6 is already spotted on the Geekbench database, Now, luckily, in development, its sibling’s forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 smartphone appeared on the Geekbench 6.3.0 benchmark database with the model number SM-F956U. 

The last letter ‘U’ in the model number points to the fact that this mode refers to a variant for the US market. It scored 1,964 points in the single-core round of the test and 6,619 points in the multi-core round. The listing reveals the existence of an octa-core processor with the codename pineapple, a 1+3+2+2 core configuration, and an Adreno 750 GPU. Apart from these, one chief core is clocked at 3.40 GHz, and the remaining three performance cores are at 3.15 GHz. 

This points out that Samsung could power the forthcoming Galaxy foldable with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3processor. The Geekbench database suggests that the Galaxy Z Fold 6 will arrive with 12GB of RAM and Android 14. However, the Galaxy Z Fold 6 already appeared on the 3C certification website, which suggested support for 25W fast charging, and now it is expected that this device will also visit other certification websites soon. 

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Unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 getting May 2024 Security update in the US

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Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 devices are counted as the top smartphones that grabbed the One UI 6.1 update in the first phase. Then,  the company introduced more software updates in the form of the April 2024 security patch and is continuing it now that these devices are getting the latest May 2024 security patch as well.

The unlocked Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 are getting a May 2024 security patch

The unlocked variants of the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 are getting a May 2024 security patch update with the firmware version numbers F946U1UES3CXE3 and F731U1UES3CXE3, respectively. The latest software update for both of the devices comes under 500 MB. With the latest update, the company has only focused on providing some security enhancements.

For your information, the May 2024 security patch has brought some new changes under the system software, where it has grabbed more than 50 fixes. Google has introduced 31 patches to enhance the overall performance of the devices, while Samsung has also added 25 fixes that will improve the functionalities regarding the Galaxy devices.

Moreover, the latest update for the Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Galaxy Z Flip 5 may also bring some new features that may enhance the overall performance and stability of the devices. So if you are having any issues while using the devices related to One UI 6.1, then the update may help you get rid of the issues.

If you are using the Galaxy Z Fold 5 or Galaxy Z Flip 5 in the US, then you should start getting a new update notification, and by tapping on that, you can easily update your device. Alternatively, you can do it manually as well by going to the software update menu in the system settings.

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