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Smartisan Hopes to Woo Consumers With a Minimalist New Flagship

This holiday season Chinese smartphone manufacturer Smartisan Technology Co., Ltd. (锤子科技) launched its newest smartphone, the Smartisan T2. The T2 follows Smartisan’s first flagship model, the T1, after more than two years of development. The T2’s exterior is a stripped down, minimalist design. The power button is integrated into the home button and the nano SIM tray […]

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Huawei Sued Samsung. Now Samsung is Fighting Back.

The spat between Samsung and Huawei has officially come full circle. Samsung has sued the Chinese smartphone maker for patent infringements in Beijing’s Intellectual Property Court, just two months after Huawei brought a similar patent suit against Samsung in both the U.S. and China. The scuffle is significant in that it marks the first high-level legal dispute originating […]

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Yet Another Patent War Is On: Huawei Sues Samsung Over Infringements

Huawei Technologies announced on Wednesday that it has filed lawsuits against Korean rival Samsung over alleged patent infringements in the U.S. and China. The dispute mainly relates to Samsung’s alleged unlicensed use of Huawei’s 4G technologies, operating systems, and user interfaces in their smartphones, according to the Chinese smartphone maker. Although the lawsuit was only […]

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Local Rivals Bite Into iPhone’s Market Share In China

Having an Apple device is synonymous with being wealthy and fashionable for many Chinese people. And while the mindset remains, a declining number of customers are willing to pay the price, and local competitors are lining up to offer comparable alternatives at a more affordable price. This is evidenced by the iPhone’s sinking market share in China, a market of huge strategic importance […]

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Huawei Has Hired An Ex-Apple Executive To Improve Their Interface

Fresh of the back of their blockbuster third-quarter results, Huawei is wasting no time establishing itself as a market contender in the high-end smartphone space. According to a statement on the company’s public Weibo account, Huawei has hired a former Apple design executive to lead the interface design of Huawei’s smart devices. Abigail Brody served almost 10 years as a […]

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Huawei Joins Forces With Google & ZTE Cries Copycat

Those of us on holiday in China this week may have missed the launch of the latest Nexus devices from Google on Thursday, and the subsequent Weibo trends that ensued. Among the new Nexus range was a first-time entrant Huawei. Google’s newest flagship phablet, the Huawei Nexus 6P, is the first collaboration project between Huawei and […]

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Why ZTE Is Now Sponsoring Five NBA Teams

On New Year’s Eve 2014, Chinese telecoms equipment and smartphone supplier ZTE began a new phase in their growth. The company launched their new brand identity at the first game of the Golden State Warrior’s season, effectively ending their time in the U.S. market as purely a white label manufacturer for U.S. carriers and setting out to sell […]

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