Apple, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, Microsoft etc are playing the war of phones in the global market; In Chinese market, we have a local version of the war: Baidu phone, Shanda phone, Alibaba phone, Tencent-branded phone and Xiaomi phone. Well, since China has overtaken America to become the largest smartphone market, having that many brands in the market is not a big deal. Chinese Internet giants just love the hardware business. Qihoo 360 is going to release its branded phones soon.

ZHOU Hongyi, the CEO of Qihoo 360, tweeted on his weibo,

No official announcement is given by Qihoo 360 so far. But obviously, Qihoo 360 has again started challenging on everyone, this time is on the hardware.

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Dr. Gang Lu - Founder of TechNode. He's a Blogger, a Geek, a PhD and a Speaker, with passion in Tech, Internet and R'N'R.