Smartphone shipments in China dropped to 91 million units in the first quarter of 2018, representing the largest single quarter decline on record. This is the first time since the end of 2013 that shipments have fallen below 100 million units. Technology market analysis firm Canalys said eight of the ten major smartphone manufacturers were […]
Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi came in the top 5, after Samsung and Apple, in the Southeast Asia region during Q3 2017, according to data from research firm Gartner. Among them, Xiaomi’s phone shipments grew nearly 80%, and the market share increased from 4% last year to 7% (in Chinese). Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo are the […]
The high-stake visit of US president Donald Trump to China has recorded positive results today as the US smartphone chip maker Qualcomm announced non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) with three of China’s top smartphone makers: Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo. Each of the companies expressed a non-binding interest in the purchase of components with an aggregate value […]
India’s market has become another battlefield for China’s mobile phone manufacturers. The second largest market after China showed 36 million units of smartphone sales, a 7% increase YoY. Four of China’s companies are putting greater pressure on Samsung, according to an Indian smartphone market third-quarter report released by Yonhap news agency on Sunday. The report […]
Vivo is entering the fast-growing smart home market where it will face Alibaba, Xiaomi, Baidu, JD, and more.