China’s three major carriers have a combined mobile subscriber base of 1.6 billion. By leveraging that advantage, their new 5G messaging service could post a big threat to WeChat.
Huawei will launch in Europe next week its first smartphone model that runs the company’s own apps and service framework instead of Google’s.
iPhone sales are in the second month of double-digit decline in China.
Xiaomi will hold 25% of the new chipmaking subsidiary, with the balance to be held by company employees.
Chinese consumers rallied to support one of their country’s tech behemoths.
Demand in Europe is waning after the US put Huawei on a trade blacklist in May.
Huawei has shifted its focus to consumer businesses, and needs to catch up in building out a supportive ecosystem.
The Xiaomi M9 will feature Qualcomm’s latest processor Snapdragon 855 and comes with three cameras in the back.
Chinese companies, including Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi, are challenging the dominance of established phone manufacturing giants in overseas markets.
Chinese phone manufacturers are increasing efforts to grab customers around the globe amid a slowing market.