Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has been disrupting the smartphone market at home and generating an awful lot of buzz. But should you believe the hype? We take a look at some of the stumbling blocks in the way of international success.
IDC: Xiaomi beat Samsung for the top position in China in 2014
February 17, 2015
In 2014, Xiaomi took the lead in the world’s largest smartphone market, according to a new report from IDC. Meanwhile, Samsung lost more ground in Q4 2014.
Lenovo P70: 5-inch phone with a 4000mAh battery
February 11, 2015
The Lenovo P70 launched in China today, featuring mid-range specifications and a huge 4,000 mAh battery, that claims to provide 30.5 days of standby time on 4G.
Best Chinese Smartphones money can buy
February 10, 2015
China has become a major force in the Android smartphone market. 4 of the top 10 OEMs are now from China. But, which are the best Chinese made smartphones?
ARM’s latest IP could be another boon for China
February 5, 2015
Chinese manufacturers, foundries and consumers could have the most to gain from ARM's latest Cortex-A72 and Mali-T880 IPs.
China to impose more restrictions on companies like Qualcomm
February 2, 2015
China's antitrust regulators will impose additional restrictions on foreign companies operating inside the country within the semiconductor industry.
Report: Chinese OEMs accounted for 40% of phone sales in 2014
January 21, 2015
A recently released report by TrendForce shows that not only is the global smartphone market increasing, but so too is the dominance of Chinese OEMs.
Xiaomi phone teaser leaves much to the imagination, save for its lack of girth
January 13, 2015
Xiaomi is teasing a new product that leaves much to the imagination of what it might be, but little to what it's not: thick or packing low specifications.
Facebook and Xiaomi explored investment opportunities without yielding any results
January 12, 2015
In late 2014, Facebook reportedly sat down with Xiaomi to discuss potential investment opportunities. Facebook is trying to break into the Chinese market to expand their social network, and Xiaomi seemed like the right manufacturer to approach about it.
Where is the best place to buy a Chinese OEM phone online?
January 12, 2015
A popular question that we get asked here at Android Authority is, where is the best place to buy a Chinese OEM phone? Maybe you want an Oppo handset or something from Xiaomi, Meizu or even THL, but where to get it?