Smart Phone

Africa’s Top Phonemaker Misses Out on China Backdoor Listing

Africa’s Top Phonemaker Misses Out on China Backdoor Listing

Transsion Holdings’s plans to backdoor list on the Chinese mainland have fallen through after the bestselling phonemaker in Africa was unable to agree on terms with the vessel company.

Jun 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
Smartphone Manufacturer Smartisan Teams Up With Beijing Digital to Develop Offline Sales Channels

Smartphone Manufacturer Smartisan Teams Up With Beijing Digital to Develop Offline Sales Channels

Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Smartisan Digital Co. signed a cooperation agreement with Beijing Digital Telecom Co. to expand sales by…

May 15, 2018
Dou Shicong
JD.Com, Qihoo Extend Partnership to Push Smartphone Sales

JD.Com, Qihoo Extend Partnership to Push Smartphone Sales

Chinese biggest online retailer JD.Com Inc. and online security firm Qihoo 360 Technology Co. have renewed their two-year partnership to help Qihoo further its smartphone business.

May 15, 2018
Dou Shicong
Oppo Demos 3D Facial Recognition Phone Lock to Rival iPhone X

Oppo Demos 3D Facial Recognition Phone Lock to Rival iPhone X

Consumer electronics maker Oppo Electronics Corp. has showcased a mobile handset featuring 3D facial recognition technology that could break Apple Inc.’s monopoly on hands-free phone unlocking.

May 11, 2018
Liao Shumin
Waning Demand, Financial Stress Threaten China's Smaller Smartphone Brands

Waning Demand, Financial Stress Threaten China's Smaller Smartphone Brands

Weak smartphone technological innovation is concentrating China’s cell phone market in the hands of industry leaders. Second- and- third tier…

Jan 18, 2018
Li Na
Triumph Science & Technology Unit Will Build Handset Glass Production Lines

Triumph Science & Technology Unit Will Build Handset Glass Production Lines

A subsidiary of Triumph Science & Technology Co. [SHA:600552] will set up a 3D curved glass production line compatible with…

Dec 29, 2017
Tang Shihua
Triumph Science and Technology Starts Production of 3D Curved Glass Cover Plates for Cell Phones

Triumph Science and Technology Starts Production of 3D Curved Glass Cover Plates for Cell Phones

Triumph Science & Technology Co. [SHA:600552] has kicked off its new production line with an annual capacity of 3 million…

Dec 21, 2017
Tang Shihua
Lenovo’s Parent Company Legend Leads Smartphone Market in Mexico in Third Quarter

Lenovo’s Parent Company Legend Leads Smartphone Market in Mexico in Third Quarter

China’s smart phone manufacturer Legend Holdings Corporation [HKG:3396], the parent company of Chinese PC and smartphone maker Lenovo, proves to…

Nov 20, 2017
Zhang Xia
Huawei Is Third Biggest Smartphone Brand in Russia, With 13.4% Market Share Behind Samsung, Apple

Huawei Is Third Biggest Smartphone Brand in Russia, With 13.4% Market Share Behind Samsung, Apple

As China's mobile phone brands gradually expand in the international market, leading manufacturer of consumer electronics equipment Huawei Technologies Co.’s…

Nov 17, 2017
Zhang Xia
Xiaomi Joins Samsung to Become India’s Top Smartphone Brand

Xiaomi Joins Samsung to Become India’s Top Smartphone Brand

China’s electronics and software company Xiaomi, Inc. tied with South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. [KRX:005930], with a market share of…

Nov 16, 2017
Qian Tongxin
Tencent, Foxconn Back Android Creator’s Smartphone Startup in USD300 Million Financing Round

Tencent, Foxconn Back Android Creator’s Smartphone Startup in USD300 Million Financing Round

Essential Products Inc., the mobile phone firm founded by Android operating system creator Andy Rubin, has raised USD300 million in…

Aug 11, 2017
Qian Tongxin
Huawei Hopes to Open Offline Experience Stores in 2,000 Counties After Passing Apple in Phones Sales

Huawei Hopes to Open Offline Experience Stores in 2,000 Counties After Passing Apple in Phones Sales

The rapid expansion of offline sales channels has pushed executives of Huawei Technologies Co., whose share of China’s mobile phone…

Jul 31, 2017
Li Na