Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
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Tuesday, 07 February 2017 11:18

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Oppo is the new leader in China
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Friday, 10 February 2017 08:37

Oppo is the new leader in China


Beating Huawei, Apple and Xiaomi

Oppo managed a small miracle in 2016. The company achieved 122.2 Year over a Year growth increasing its market share from last year’s 8.2 percent to 16.8 percent, according to IDC beancounters.

Smartphone industry faces tight component supply in 2017
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Mainstream devices now use larger displays than before


There is an increasing possibility that the smartphone industry may be headed towards supply shortages this year as China-based vendors are demanding rising volumes several key components, according to sources within Taiwanese supply chains.

Huawei, Oppo, Vivo to sell 500 million smartphones in 2017
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Impressive gains this year behind Samsung and Apple

According to the latest estimates within the smartphone supply chain, China’s top-three vendors are expected to ship a combined total of 500 million devices in 2017, or roughly one third of all global smartphone shipments.

Smartphone vendors ally against Apple
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Thursday, 01 December 2016 13:32

Smartphone vendors ally against Apple


Enemy of my enema

Chinese smartphone vendors are so worried that Apple is strong arming AMOLED suppliers to suck supply that they have formed their own consortium to fight it.

Smartphone sales flat
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Thursday, 28 April 2016 10:37

Smartphone sales flat


Unless you are Samsung or Chinese

The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.

Oppo officially announces Oppo R9 and R9 Plus
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Mediatek Helio P10 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 652

Oppo has officially announced its new Oppo R9 and Oppo R9 Plus in China and while both will have the same design and should be praised by selfie lovers due to 16MP front camera, there are quite a few differences in terms of hardware.

New Super VOOC charging technology out
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Thursday, 25 February 2016 11:19

New Super VOOC charging technology out


Oppo will use it in headsets

Oppo has announced a new Super VOOC charging technology which it says will be headed for future headsets and smartphones that the outfit makes.

Oppo sold 50 million phones last year
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Monday, 01 February 2016 12:00

Oppo sold 50 million phones last year


Makes it the eighth largest

While lacking the fanfare in the west that its rivals get, the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has just announced that it sold 50 million smartphones last year.

Oppo teases new F1 Plus smartphone
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Thursday, 28 January 2016 16:19

Oppo teases new F1 Plus smartphone


Oppo F1 with a larger screen

During the launch event for its first F-line smartphone, the Oppo F1, the company has also teased an upcoming F1 Plus version, which should have a bigger 5.5-inch FHD screen and 4GB of RAM.