Illustration by Trịnh Lập By An Phương Though school regulations do not allow students to use mobile phones in classes, I’ve seen many cases, including my nephews, carrying smartphones and using them publicly in schools. Mobile phones, especially smartphones, have become an essential part of our daily lives. I can’t imagine going one day without touching my iPhone, as I need to make calls, reply to messages, draft emails, and scroll my social feeds. Of course, I’m already an adult. I first had my phone about 10 years ago when I was 16, and I felt okay with having it at that age. However, I believe that’s not the case these days as even my 10-year-old nephew has asked his father for a phone. That’s why when I noticed the topic of phones in schools, I had mixed feelings as to whether mobile phones are beneficial or distracting for students. I spoke with four people, two of them four or five years … [Read more...] about Should students use mobile phones in schools?
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Việt Nam will enhance its telecommunications infrastructure, expand its broadband network and develop 5G mobile connectivity this year.— Photo vietnambiz.vn HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will enhance its telecommunications infrastructure, expand its broadband network and develop 5G mobile connectivity this year. The latter is a key component of the Government’s Resolution 01, in which the Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) will grant test 5G frequencies to operators this year and expand them in 2020. Head of the Policies and Planning Division of the Ministry of Information and Communication’s Authority of Communications Trần Tuấn Anh said Việt Nam defined 5G as network infrastructure for all sectors of the economy, not just for communication. It would be expanded, raising the working capacity of all sectors based on radiocommunication infrastructure. Under the vision of Qualcomm, Nokia, Samsung and other companies … [Read more...] about Việt Nam to test 5G mobile network this year
Nokia 7 Plus Nokia 7 Plus has been named the global consumer smartphone of the year by the Expert Imaging and Sound Association. The award praised the Nokia 7 Plus for its striking design, powerful performance and impressive imaging capabilities after testing it against stiff competition in one of the most sought-after categories at the awards. Juho Sarvikas, chief product officer of HMD Global said: “The Nokia 7 Plus was designed to deliver everything we stand for as a company so we are absolutely thrilled to see that it resonates with industry experts.” The EISA awards are judged by the world’s largest independent panel comprising over 55 specialist magazines and websites. Experts from across the globe vote in categories like mobile devices, photography and hi-fi home theatre. All products nominated for an award undergo a comprehensive judging process including intensive tests to rate their technology, design and innovation. Products that pass these rigorous tests … [Read more...] about Nokia 7 Plus named consumer smartphone of the year
Nokia sees Vietnam as key marketBy Chi Thinh Representatives of HMD Global speak at the launch ceremony - PHOTO: CHI THINH HCMC – A representative of HMD Global, the maker of Nokia-branded mobile phones, has confirmed that Vietnam is a key market for Nokia owing to its robust growth for both basic phones and smartphones. Speaking at the launch ceremony of two new products in HCMC, Kyler Tan, general director of HMD Global Vietnam, noted that Nokia was continuing to expand its presence in Vietnam. On returning to Vietnam, Nokia was listed among the top five smartphone manufacturers in the local market. Besides launching new smartphone products, Nokia also invests in and supports its retail partners. The representative of Nokia pointed out that the company will keep its Google-based Android operating system unchanged in future versions of Nokia smartphones to rapidly roll out new products. At the event, HMD Global launched the Nokia 2.1, equipped with a 5.5-inch screen, … [Read more...] about Nokia sees Vietnam as key market
The Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus phones being launched in Ha Noi. — VNS Photo Giant mobile phone retailer The Gioi Di Dong (Mobile World) has said it targets sales of 500,000 Nokia phones this year. The company’s chairman, Nguyen Duc Tai, revealed this at an event held in Ha Noi on Wednesday to launch the new Nokia 6 and Nokia 7 Plus phones. Mobile World promises to revive the Nokia brand in a market where it used to be the most popular once upon a time. The company also announced a tie-up with HMD Global, which owns the Nokia brand, Google, Qualcomm, and Home Credit. Under the deal, the two new phones will be sold at Mobile World’s 1,800 stores around the country together with a number of promotion programmes including zero-interest instalment schemes. Buyers will also get an additional year’s warranty and a chance to win a Vespa LX 125 scooter. The Nokia 6 retails at VND5.99 million (US$262) and the 7Plus at VND8.99 million ($394). … [Read more...] about Mobile World aims to sell 500,000 Nokia phones