Samsung is now topping the charts in China. The company recently moved into the number one position in terms of the smartphone market in China. Of course, with some of the recent reports dealing with Samsung, the fact that they are now topping the chart in China comes with a bit less in terms of surprise. More to the point here, will we see the Samsung share increase with the upcoming March 14 announcement?
Flurry report that China had overtaken the US in terms of the total number of active Android and iOS devices. While that is a claim that the US will never be able to recapture, that is another story. To the point here, it seems that the research arm of China's Ministry of Industry may not be all that excited about the widespread adoption of Android within the country.
Galaxy Note II worthwhile, with a better camera, thinner design, and it will only cost you $160. Read on for more details on this Chinese powerhouse smartphone.
Huawei is taking on the bigger than usual phablet market like the Galaxy Note II, and Samsung's rumored Galaxy Note III. Their new 6.1-inch Ascend Mate smartphone was shown off at CES, and now we have some official pricing details. Huawei will be offering this handset at $575 contract-free and unlocked.
Acer has already received some positive attention for its Iconia B1 tablet, which is a 7-incher that's aimed at the budget crowd. Looking to take a slice of Google's Nexus 7 pie isn't easy, but it seems that Acer wants to push forward by offering new budget-friendly tablets in 2013. Specifically, it appears that Acer CEO Linxian Lang told the China Times that it will have low-cost 8 and 10-inch tablets coming up later this year.
Huawei has more than just a few smartphones in the works early on here in 2013. While they only showed off two at CES, it's apparent that they have multiple mid-range and high end smartphone coming soon. We've mentioned a few already this month but today Huawei just announced the Ascend G615. A quad-core mid-range phone with a 4.5-inch HD display and more.
ZTE have been hitting the 5-inch form factor quite hard as of late. After just recently announcing their new flagship ZTE Grand S 5-inch 1080p smartphone, we're now seeing a similarly designed budget device that is set to dominate the Chinese markets. It's called the ZTE V987 and we have additional details after the break.
Huawei announced their new flagship smartphone at CES, and it is already set to hit the shelves in parts of China. The companies new Ascend D2 5-inch 1080p smartphone will apparently be going up for sale from China Telecom tomorrow with a dual-SIM option, and can be yours for about $640. Pretty big price to pay.
Huawei has previously only been known for their budget friendly smartphones that were also a bit on the cheap side, but as of late they've been changing their game. Last years Ascend D Quad showed promise, and this years brand new Ascend Mate and Ascend D2 we saw last week at CES are certainly a step in the right direction. One that wasn't mentioned last week, the Huawei G520, has appeared and looks rather nice given the price.