Recently, information about the Samsung Galaxy M62 appeared on the official Samsung website in Thailand, after which the smartphone began to be sold in Malaysia. Now, we have information about a new version called Samsung Galaxy M62 5G; which should be very different from the 4G edition.
Sources say the Samsung Galaxy M62 5G is likely to feature a 6.52-inch 2400 x 1080-pixel Super AMOLED display with 90Hz refresh rate support, a Snapdragon 750G SoC, a quad camera with a 64MP main image sensor. as well as a 4500 mAh battery with support for 25 W fast charging.
The standard version of the Samsung Galaxy M62, we recall, received a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, an Exynos 9825 SoC, and a 7000 mAh battery.
Sources add that Samsung wants to increase the number of M and A series devices with 90Hz displays and 5G connectivity this year.
IDC: The smartphone market has returned to growth
Experts of the analytical company IDC summed up the results of the fourth quarter of 2020 and the whole year in general on the smartphone market. As stated in the corresponding report, the smartphone market returned to growth. Sales in the fourth quarter of 2020 were 385.9 million units; which is 4.3% more than smartphones sold in the fourth quarter of 2019. At the same time, for the entire 2020, smartphones were sold 5.9% less than in 2019.
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At the end of the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple was named the market leader. It was able to increase sales in annual terms; that is, compared to the same quarter of the previous year, by 22.2% – from 73.8 to 90.1 million devices. This led to an increase in Apple’s share from 19.9% to 23.4%. The second place is occupied by Samsung, which in annual terms increased sales by 6.2%, as a result of which its share increased from 18.8% to 19.1%. The third place is taken by Xiaomi. Its share increased from 8.9% to 11.2%. The top five also include Oppo and Huawei. Also, The share of Oppo increased from 8.3% to 8.8%. The share of Huawei decreased from 15.2% to 8.4%.
As for 2020 as a whole, Samsung remained the leader with 20.6% of the market. Apple is in second place with 15.9%. The share of Huawei, which is in third place at the end of 2020, is 14.6%. The fourth-place belongs to Xiaomi, whose share is 11.4%, the fifth – to Vivo, whose share is 8.6%. In 2019, Samsung’s share was 21.6%, Apple’s 13.9%. Huawei – 17.5%, Xiaomi – 9.2%, Vivo – 8.0%.