Authorities have insisted that China’s three state-owned wireless carriers cut their handset subsidy budgets, which could hinder local and international vendors, except for Xiaomi that is.
Lenovo has seen substantial growth in its smartphone business over the past 12 months, led by demand from emerging markets and its home country of China.
It may come as surprise that ZTE has consistently ranked as high as the fourth largest smartphone manufacturer for global volume and device shipments, and is a major contributor to the 3G and LTE (4G) standards that we enjoy today. What’s next?
Xiaomi has become the larger smartphone vendor in China, accounting for 14 percent of handset shipments in Q2 2014.
The smartphone market in India is becoming increasingly competitive, with major international brands and local ones alike vying for the interest among the populace, which is one of the bigger... mobile device markets in the world. According to research by analysts at Mediacells, India is set to be the second largest smartphone market this year, overtaking the US, and just behind China. Meanwhile...
On Friday, China’s state run China Central Television (CCTV) deemed Apple’s iPhone a national security threat. The threat is due to Apple’s “Frequent Location” feature that is... a part of Location Services on the iPhone. According to the Wall Street Journal, the fear is based around the information contained within this feature that would, in essence, enable anyone who had th...
E-Ceros entered the tablet market last year and the company has released a series of tablets, including a 9.7 inch iPad look-alike. That was last year. In the intervening months E-Ceros has been busily working on new products, one of which is the E-Ceros Vision, a 10.1 inch, widescreen device which redefines E-Ceros’ design language.
JD.com, one of China’s largest online stores, has sold its complete stock of Nokia X handsets in just 4 minutes. In the run up to the device’s official release it was reported that JD.com had pre-orders for over 1 million devices. The new phone went on sale at 10:00 AM on March 24 (Beijing time) and by 10:04 it was all over.
It was a busy week for Xiaomi’s head of international expansion, Hugo Barra. Late on Monday, the former Googler posted a picture of himself with Foxconn’s boss and then some 20 hours later, he was in Hong Kong launching Xiaomi’s flagship and announcing a retail partnership with Hutchison’s telecom arm, Three. What are the significance of these two events? Read on to find out.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt is known for occasionally making somewhat ridiculous statements, and at the World Economic Forum at Davos he had a few interesting things to say about getting into China. Read on for more!