When someone ditches the likes of Microsoft, News Corp, and China Mobile to join The Mobile Revolution, then you know the change is seismic and it’s for real. . Moreever, a smart phone is no longer a phone. We no longer use smart phones for calling, as it increasingly becomes a machine for all seasons.

Since it’s unlikely that everyone would splash big on an iPhone, many insiders believe cheap smart phones to be the future, especially in a developing market like China. Netease is putting out a smart phone priced under 1000 Yuan. Even before that, other Chinese companies are already releasing products of their own.

Of course, this has not been news for some time. Xiaomi was the first into the fray, and millions of phones have been sold since its inception in 2010.The success of Xiaomi has increased the celebrity of the company’s founder Lei Jun.

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Yang Wang

Yang is currently the brand and media director at Elitime Media & Consulting. He has published and translated seven books, and several of his works have been translated and published in areas such...