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Ben Wood
Mobile / Wireless Industry Analyst at CCS Insight (smartphones, wearables, VR, AR and more) +44 7767 886666 / ben.wood@ccsinsight.com
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Ben Wood 40m
If all the rumours are correct, today is re-boot day. Rude not to break out the original iconic phone for a bit of nostalgia. Thin design, aircraft grade aluminium & laser cut key pad made it a game changer. It went on to sell over 100 million units.
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Ben Wood 13h
Great to catch up with while he was in London. Also he very generously hand-carried two rare mobile phones for my . Meet the 6190 and ZTE D90 (which was a winner in 2007)
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Geoff Blaber 16h
thoughts 1 week in.. 👉 Huge leap in Snapdragon (SQ1) performance 👉 App compatibility generally not an issue. I don't need Photoshop on a mobile PC 👉 Battery life good but not exceptional though charge time is A++ 👉 Chrome an issue. Google - ARM64 version ASAP pls
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Ben Wood 23h
The X2 Pro is now shipping. Astonishing value for the specs. Quad camera, Snapdragon 855, slick design, 4000mAh battery and you even get a case in the box - all from €399. Have tried this product and was very impressed.
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Ben Wood Nov 11
After several years in the doldrums with a number of issues, it feels like there is renewed momentum at . Over a year ago Nick Jeffery said the business was “getting its mojo back” and these latest results definitely reflect that. Impressive in a tough market.
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Ben Wood Nov 11
Replying to @mrhctr
No Aura sadly. Perhaps you are confusing with V.70
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Arjun Kharpal Nov 10
Been talking about growing importance of live streaming for the Chinese shopping experience. This is how it works. Internet celebs, influencers and others do a live stream talking about products. Discounts offered within stream for users. Modern day QVC.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @deano_42
I do have some chargers, but to be honest I’m more interested in the device design that having working units.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @tommytippy @Moto and 9 others
Definitely up there as one of my absolute favourites :)
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @dmavrakis
That’s my plan - I have a many many more - just trying to catalogue them all at the moment.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @Mike_Roberts07
Yep - full size SIM
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Grrrr... was in a case on the side. I forgot to include it in the picture.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Motorola collection now catalogued. Some real classics here including several Razr variants, MicroTac devices, Envoy, Rokr, Rizr products and more.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @keizka @belon1986 and 8 others
Don't worry. Safely boxed up. Forgot to include it in the main picture.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
Replying to @DrPinball @pubdaddy
Wow. So cool. Thanks Mark. Goes nicely with the data cards. Although annoyingly I can't find my DTP-1 card. Hoping it will turn up as I work through collection.
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Ben Wood Nov 10
No - I’m primarily interested in the design to be honest.
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Ben Wood Nov 9
Yep. In so many ways Mobile Phones was way ahead of its time... Particularly ’s vision of the future.
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Ben Wood Nov 9
Yep. Took that to Tokyo to try 3G when it was still a proto. Good times :)
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Ben Wood Nov 9
Thankfully have on, but appreciate the offer :) The groundbreaking CommuniCam MCA-20 digital camera accessory with VGA quality) 0.3 megapixels) What a journey eh?
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Ben Wood Nov 9
Replying to @tommytippy @Sony and 7 others
Side by side...
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