China’s dominant smartphone makers have suffered setbacks from Covid-19 and the US-China trade war. Is 5G the light at the end of the tunnel?
Over the past six months, I’ve been mapping the global footprint of Chinese tech investment. Here’s what I’ve learned.
A potentially closed ‘ecosystem’-type market is still anyone’s game.
Tech companies are scrambling to replicate their consumer market successes in the industrial IoT sector, and quickly forge out new revenue streams.
Sluggish growth at home is pushing Chinese smartphone brands to look to Africa for growth.
Samsung has benefited the most, while the future for chipmakers is uncertain.