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Chinese Consumers Favor Local Brands as Phone Sales Slide 11.7%

Chinese Consumers Favor Local Brands as Phone Sales Slide 11.7%

Mobile phone sales in China slumped again last month from a year earlier. The only silver lining for domestic brands: they’re still selling the lion’s share.

Oct 16, 2018
Zhang Yushuo
China's Fancy Phone Makers May Squeeze the Air Out of Smaller Players, Experts Say

China's Fancy Phone Makers May Squeeze the Air Out of Smaller Players, Experts Say

China's biggest domestic smartphone makers of Huawei Technologies, Xiaomi, Oppo Electronics, and Vivo Communication Technology are about to crush smaller…

Sep 7, 2018
Li Na
Vivo Will Source Smartphone Parts From TXD

Vivo Will Source Smartphone Parts From TXD

Shenzhen TXD Technology will supply internal component parts, including display modules, to Vivo Communication Technology, which ranks near the top in China's domestic mobile phone shipments.

Aug 23, 2018
Tang Shihua
Vivo Builds Five AI Institutes in China, the US; Chief Scientist Still Unknown

Vivo Builds Five AI Institutes in China, the US; Chief Scientist Still Unknown

Vivo Communication Technology has set up artificial intelligence research institutes in four Chinese cities -- Shenzhen, Beijing, Hangzhou, Nanjing -- and…

Jul 26, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
Chinese Firms Become Largest World Cup Sponsors

Chinese Firms Become Largest World Cup Sponsors

China's soccer team was bumped from the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Sept. 5 in Qatar, but Chinese companies are…

Jun 11, 2018
Zhou Fang
Vivo Displays First Half-Screen In-Display Fingerprint-Scanning Handset at MWC

Vivo Displays First Half-Screen In-Display Fingerprint-Scanning Handset at MWC

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Communication Technology Co. unveiled a full-screen concept handset at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. Users…

Feb 26, 2018
Dou Shicong
China’s Smartphone Market Looks Overripe as Annual Shipments Dip for First Time

China’s Smartphone Market Looks Overripe as Annual Shipments Dip for First Time

Total shipments of Chinese smartphones declined for the first time ever last year, suggesting the domestic market is past its prime, according to market research agency Canalys.

Jan 29, 2018
Dou Shicong
Chinese Smartphone Makers to Purchase Components Worth USD2 Billion From Qualcomm

Chinese Smartphone Makers to Purchase Components Worth USD2 Billion From Qualcomm

Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has agreed a lucrative deal with four of its key customers in the Chinese market, despite the US chipmaker’s ongoing disputes with Apple Inc. and Broadcom Ltd.

Jan 26, 2018
Li Na
Chinese Mobile Phone Sector Becomes More Centralized With 5 Brands Controlling 91% Market Share

Chinese Mobile Phone Sector Becomes More Centralized With 5 Brands Controlling 91% Market Share

The combined market share of the five biggest mobile phone brands including Apple Inc. [NASDAQ:AAPL], Xiaomi Inc. and Huawei Technologies…

Dec 12, 2017
Xu Wei
Vivo Will Kick Off 5G Smartphone R&D Next Year

Vivo Will Kick Off 5G Smartphone R&D Next Year

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Communication Technology Co. will kick off the research and development for its 5G prototype handsets next…

Dec 4, 2017
Zhang Xia
Vivo Will Kick Off 5G Smartphone R&D Next Year

Vivo Will Kick Off 5G Smartphone R&D Next Year

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo Communication Technology Co. will kick off the research and development for its 5G prototype handsets next…

Dec 4, 2017
Zhang Xia
Vivo Wins Exclusive Naming Right to Tmall Double-Eleven Carnival Night for Over CNY100 Million

Vivo Wins Exclusive Naming Right to Tmall Double-Eleven Carnival Night for Over CNY100 Million

China’s mobile phone maker Vivo Electronics Corp. has won the exclusive naming rights for this year’s Double-Eleven Shopping Festival Carnival Night for more than CNY100 million.

Oct 23, 2017
Liao Shumin