Small, But Not Too Small, Cheap Computers

As the market for Android/Linux smartphones matures, they get bigger and more powerful.“Huawei Honor 3C 4G LTE Smartphone use 5.0 inch screen, Hisilicon Kirin 910 Quad-Core 1.6GHz processor, has 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM, 5MP front camera and 8MP back camera, and installed Android 4.4.” A decade ago, these specs would have been spectacular on a desktop PC. Heck, I was using ~512MB RAM in those days and my digital camera, alone, cost as much…

With a 5 inch screen these things aren’t competing against desktops/notebooks as much as they are competing against tablets. IDC reports 300million smartphones shipped last quarter. Is the market mature yet? The legacy PC reached about 360million units shipped in a year but these days is down to less than 300million in a year.

See Huawei Honor 3C 4G LTE Smartphone.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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