Tag Archives: China Unicom

Smartphone market outlook and the MediaTek Helio X10 based Xiaomi Redmi Note 2/Prime launched for $125, $140 and $156

Let’s start with an extremely good presentation video by Mrwhosetheboss: And an actual experience video from Chinese sources (finished by comparing to iPhone 6): Aug 16, 2015, Xiaomi Today: Xiaomi sold 800,000 Redmi Note 2 phones in 12 hours Note that Xiaomi … Continue reading

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Precedence for TD-LTE by Chinese government to benefit China Mobile to launch its China-originated 4G service as early as Dec 18, 2013

… it looks like the government was waiting till China Mobile was ready to launch, meanwhile delaying FDD-LTE by declaring a necessity to “test a converged TD-LTE/LTE FDD network at a later date”. 4G TD-LTE Licenses Officially Issued by MIIT … Continue reading

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The Upcoming Mobile Internet Superpower

download this PDF-format mini e-book(now with an extensive follow-up & ‘The global forces behind …’ analysis, later in this post) Subtitle:China is the epicenter of the mobile Internet world, so of the next-gen HTML5 web Put* together by Sándor Nacsa … Continue reading

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High-volume Nokia Lumia superphones with Windows Phone 8 extended on the top for China, and on the entry level needed for Asia and Middle-East as well UPDATE: at even lower price by 27%

After the Lumia 820 and 920 models introduced for Windows Phone 8, see: Unique differentiators of Nokia Lumia 920/820 innovated for high-volume superphone markets of North America, Europe and elsewhere [Sept 6 – Nov 13, 2012] and Lumia 920 vs. … Continue reading

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Lowest H2’12 device cost SoCs from Spreadtrum will redefine the entry level smartphone and feature phone markets

And this is not a speculation but already a reality as the new Lenovo A288t came to market this month for ¥ 569 in retail [US$ 89] and as low as ¥ 479 in wholesale [US$ 75]. Such a breakthrough … Continue reading

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Boosting the MediaTek MT6575 success story with the MT6577 announcement — UPDATED with MT6588/83 coming in Q4 2012 and 8-core MT6599 in 2013

Follow-up: MediaTek MT6589 quad-core Cortex-A7 SoC with HSPA+ and TD-SCDMA is available for Android smartphones and tablets of Q1 delivery [Dec 12, 2012] The MT6588 was recently renamed MT6589. Update: Sold 70 million in the first three quarters, MediaTek smart chip dominates China … Continue reading

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Tech investment banking expertise to strengthen the unique value focus of growing the HTC brand and to achieve high growth again

Updates #2: –  HTC sees revenues down sharply on-year in July [DIGITIMES, Aug 7, 2012] HTC saw its revenues dip 16.7% on month and 44.5% on year to a five-month low of NT$25 billion (US$834.45 million) in July. For the … Continue reading

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