Samsung and China's love affair with flip phones seems to know no bounds. The manufacturer is once again releasing to the Chinese market a new smartphone that not only holds the distinction of being the first flip phone to be powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon, but is probably also the most expensive non-luxury flip phone in the world to date.
HP is reviving the use of the Compaq brand for some new devices. However, don't expect to see these soon as these low-end tablets are heading for the Chinese market.
ZTE has announced the latest Blade branded handsets. Or in this case, the ZTE Blade Q lineup, which include three different models. There is the Blade Q Mini, Blade Q and Blade Q Maxi which will be arriving with a 4-inch, 4.5-inch and 5.0-inch display respectively. For now, it looks like these will be heading to Europe, however the release details remain on the lighter side.
Samsung is at it again, churning out multiple variants of some of its more known brands. But this smartphone that has just received Tenaa certification has left us scratching our heads. Not only is the name of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Mini quite a mouthful, its watered-down specs make us wonder if it will even sell at all, especially considering how its larger sibling didn't exactly become a hit.
Samsung has found that out the hard way and is now offering its apologies and peace offerings to its Chinese customers.
Xiaomi has overtaken Apple with 5% of the market. To get there, they are taking a unique strategy designed to make something big happen with frighteningly low margins. By offering their phones as close to cost as they can, Xiaomi hopes to shake up the Chinese market, and perhaps the world.
smartwatch in the works. The watch is reportedly coming from Millet and while this could have easily been looked at as future offering for the Chinese market, there has been word from Barra dealing with a international strategy for the upcoming year.
Lenovo isn't a brand you'd immediately associate with Android smartphones, but the company definitely wants to change that perception. It has just recently announced the Vibe Z K910 phablet in China that, as far as specs are concerned, rivals most smartphones of this generation.