The upcoming ZTE S30 Pro will have a 144Hz OLED screen and a great camera


ZTE S30 Pro

ZTE confirmed last week that it will soon announce new S-series smartphones in China, which will include selfie-focused smartphones. The letter “S” stands for “Shine”, the series targets young people.

The company announced today that the first S-series smartphone will go on sale under the name ZTE S30 Pro. The official poster confirms that the ZTE S30 Pro will be equipped with a 144Hz OLED screen. The selfie-oriented phone will have a 44MP front-facing camera.

ZTE S30 Pro

The smartphone has a gradient back panel, a rectangular block of the main camera that has four image sensors, including a main sensor of 64 megapixels. The rest of the characteristics of the smartphone are still unknown.

The device was spotted in the database of a Chinese regulator – it has dimensions of 164.8 x 76.4 x 7.9 mm, a side fingerprint scanner, a battery with a capacity of 3890 mAh, support for 30-watt charging and runs the Android 11 operating system.

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.

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%.

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