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All eyes on China's smartphone market
  • Brand vendors and chip solution suppliers are gearing up for China's promising smartphone market. Their aggressiveness is changing the ecosystem of the country's overall handset market.

    Last update: Thursday 29 March 2012 [7 news items]

China-based white-box handset players may face bankruptcy

Mar 29, 01:30

China-based white-box handset players are suffering as larger local players ZTE, Lenovo and Huawei are aggressively entering the CNY1,000 (US$159) smartphone segment, while first-tier...

MediaTek to face tough competition in China smartphone market

Mar 29, 01:20

China's domestic smartphone market is expected to flourish in 2012. Taiwan-based mobile chip maker MediaTek is expected to meet strong competition from firms such as Qualcomm, Broadcom...

MediaTek

China market: 280 million handsets sold in 2011, says iiMedia Research

Mar 20, 15:14

There were 280 million handsets sold in the China market in 2011, growing by 12% from 2010, and 58.7% of them were at CNY1,000 (US$155) and below, according to China-based iiMedia...

Intel Medfield to heat up competition in entry-level smartphone market

Mar 20, 14:47

The adoption of Intel's Medfield processors by China-based vendors including Lenovo and ZTE for the production of entry-level smartphones may heat up competition in the segment, according...

China market: Nokia to launch Windows Phone 7.5 smartphones

Mar 16, 16:30

Nokia will launch Windows Phone 7.5 (Tango) Lumia series smartphones in the China market on March 28 through cooperation with China Unicom, China Telecom and China Mobile. WCDMA,...

China market: HTC to launch new smartphones with top-3 carriers in 2Q12

Mar 1, 01:40

HTC plans to launch a complete lineup of new smartphones in the China market in cooperation with the top-3 local telecom carriers starting the second quarter of 2012, targeting the...

Low-cost smartphones may cannibalize feature phone market, says MediaTek executive

Mar 1, 01:00

Low-cost smartphones may soon begin to cannibalize the market for feature phones as the former devices are affordable enough to attract more consumers in emerging markets, particularly...

MediaTek focusing on low-cost smartphone market
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