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No iPad Screen Can Compare to the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+

The Galaxy Tab S7 may not have immediately stood out among Samsung’s avalanche of new products announced during last week’s Galaxy Unpacked event, but after getting the chance to actually spend some time with a Galaxy Tab S7+ and use it some more, it’s quickly becoming a contender for Samsung’s most improved new gadget thanks in large to its incredible display.

Unlike the standard Tab S7, the Tab S7+ features a larger 12.4-inch screen that uses an AMOLED panel instead of an LCD, and the results are stunning. Not only does the Tab S7+’s screen offer those rich, saturated colours and strong brightness you expect from a top-notch OLED display, for 2020, Samsung has also bumped up its specs to support a 120Hz refresh rate and significantly lower touch latency that stands at just 9ms, down massively from the 40ms latency on last year’s Tab S6. This puts the Galaxy

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US smartphone shipments drifted lower by 5% in 2Q2020: Canalys

The US smartphone market saw a 5% year-on-year decline in shipments for the second quarter of 2020, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that 31.9 million units were shipped in toto.

The figure represented an 11% quarter-on-quarter rise, with shipments have been sharply hit in the first quarter due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

And, in an ironical twist, at a time when US criticism of all things Chinese was increasingly on the rise, the percentage of devices made in China shipped to the US during that quarter rose to 70% from 60% in the corresponding quarter a year ago, the company noted.

Canalys analyst Vincent Thielke commented: “Tensions between the US and China have escalated in recent years, creating a perpetual state of uncertainty for all smartphone vendors except Samsung and LG.

“The worsening relationship has resulted in extreme instability that has global onlookers eagerly awaiting November’s presidential election.

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