Apple’s iPhone 5 got its fair share of Chinese Android-based clones before and around the time of its release, but since it’s been out there hasn’t been much movement in Shanzhai Land.
There are a lot of stories floating around the internet that suggest the success of Android in China can’t really be called a success due to the fact that almost half of all Chinese Android phones are not connected to Google in any way, shape, or form. So does Google have a China problem?
Amazon has been trying to expand more and more lately, rolling out all types of Kindle-related features and services to regions that are outside the U.S. In its latest move, it has launched the Kindle ebook store in China, allowing users of Chinese iOS and Android apps to download and enjoy reading books of their own choosing whenever they like.
Do you know the saying “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”? Well, after some recent events, if we were to take that and move it to China, we’d definitely say we don’t want what happens there to stay there, but to reach as many people across the world as possible.
Established less than three years ago, Xiaomi has become a leading smartphone manufacturer in China, and even on the international level. Reuters has a cover piece on Xiaomi and its charismatic leader Lei Jun.
While most of us Android enthusiasts in the West will probably take a break from technology on Christmas Day, spend some quality time with our families and check our stockings for presents from Santa, Chinese techies might get an unexpected treat come December 25.
At long last, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for HTC, one that emanates from the 5-inch display of the HTC Droid DNA, also known as the HTC Butterfly. Here’s the latest update on the flagship smartphone’s availability.
We rarely used to come across decently looking and decently specced gadgets over in “Shanzhai Land”, but something’s changed of late. We don’t know if it’s because the Mayan end of the world is nearing or just due to the planets aligning in some bizarre way, but one thing is clear – awesome Android-based devices are coming in flocks from China.
Although many frowned upon the launch of a new HTC flagship phone so close after the One X and One X+ releases, the Droid DNA (aka J Butterfly) might have just brought the Taiwanese a much needed breath of fresh air financial-wise.
Talk about stating the obvious. Oppo, who’s been tormenting us with a far too long and exhausting hype-building campaign for the Find 5 phone, has finally decided to make the 5-incher’s spec sheet public surprising no one.