Snap will release 3D Spectacles sunglasses that can shoot photos and video and upload them directly to Snapchat. Photo: Reuters

Snap’s new AR Spectacles to shoot high-definition 3D images, videos and share them on Snapchat

  • Sunglasses’ dual cameras capture scenes ‘the way your eyes do’, Snapchat parent says; users can add filters and augmented reality filters to shots
  • Messaging service is popular with young customers and has more users than Twitter in the US, but still operates at a loss, so it is diversifying its business
Topic |   Social media

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Snap will release 3D Spectacles sunglasses that can shoot photos and video and upload them directly to Snapchat. Photo: Reuters
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The flagship Huawei P30 Pro handset. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped the second highest number of handsets, after Samsung, in the second quarter, and the five leading Chinese smartphone brands had a combined 42 per cent market share. Oppo pushed Apple’s iPhone into fourth place. Photo: Ben Sin

Chinese phone brand Oppo pushes iPhones into fourth place in global sales charts for handsets

  • Samsung remains in first place, with 75.1 million handsets shipped last quarter, while Chinese firms Huawei and Oppo both outsold the iPhone
  • High prices are a sticking point for the iPhone, while Chinese brands’ strategies are better aligned to customers’ needs, say analysts
Topic |   Apple

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The flagship Huawei P30 Pro handset. The Chinese smartphone maker shipped the second highest number of handsets, after Samsung, in the second quarter, and the five leading Chinese smartphone brands had a combined 42 per cent market share. Oppo pushed Apple’s iPhone into fourth place. Photo: Ben Sin
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