Xiaomi Mi Pay mobile payment solution announced

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Xiaomi has announced Mi Pay, NFC-based mobile payment service in China, in partnership with China UnionPay, one of the world’s largest payment networks. Mi Pay supports debit and credit cards from 20 banks from 12 banks and also public transportation cards from six cities across China. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Pay mobile payment solution announced”

Qualcomm signs 3G/4G China Patent License Agreement with vivo

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Qualcomm has signed a 3G/4G China Patent License Agreement with vivo. Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm has granted vivo a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture and sell 3G WCDMA and CDMA2000 and 4G LTE (including “3-mode” GSM, TD-SCDMA and LTE-TDD) complete devices for use in China.  Continue reading “Qualcomm signs 3G/4G China Patent License Agreement with vivo”

vivo X7 with 5.2 inch display, 4GB RAM, 16MP front camera gets certified in China

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vivo has been teasing its upcoming selfie focused X7 smartphone since beginning of this month. Now, the phone has been certified in China at TENAA.

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Micromax plans to start selling smartphone in China from 2017, will go public

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Micromax has revealed that it is looking forward to start selling smartphones in China from next year, according to a latest report from Wall Street Journal.

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Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing

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Apple has invested $1 billion in Chinese ride hailing service Didi Chuxing, formerly known as Didi Kuaidi. The move comes from the company to get a better understanding of Chinese market.

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Huawei Honor 5C with 5.2-inch display, fingerprint sensor get certified in China

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Huawei Honor 5C smartphone has been certified in China, at TENAA. The listing offers glimpse at a design of the phone and also reveals specifications.

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Apple iPhone SE pre-orders reportedly hit 3.4 million in China

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Apple launched the 4-inch iPhone SE last week and it looks like it is a big hit in China. According to a new report from CNBC, Apple has received more than 3.4M pre-orders for the iPhone SE via retailers in China. Continue reading “Apple iPhone SE pre-orders reportedly hit 3.4 million in China”

Huawei Honor X3 tablet with Snapdragon 615, fingerprint sensor gets certified in China

Earlier rumors had suggested that Huawei could announce the Honor X3 tablet and now the device has been certified by TENAA in China. As per the TENAA listing, the tablet will sport a 7-inch 1920 x 1200 display.

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Xiaomi starts rolling out MIUI 7.2 update for more devices

Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 7.2 update to a bunch of new handsets. The company had released the MIUI 7.2 to the first batch of Chinese variants few days ago that included the Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 4S, Mi Note Pro, MI 4c, Mi Pad, Redmi Note 4G (Single SIM), and Redmi 1S.

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China kick starts 5G research and testing

5G is the next major phase of mobile telecommunications and follows the global adoption of the 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) standard since 2012. A new report from China states that the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has started research and testing of the 5G technology.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Photo Gallery

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Xiaomi had announced the Redmi Note 3 last month. We got our hands on the phone, which is currently available only in China. We already brought you the unboxing, now let’s take a look at the hardware and specs of the phone in this photo gallery. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Photo Gallery”

Ola, Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and GrabTaxi join forces to take on Uber

Ola, Didi Kuaidi, Lyft and GrabTaxi have teamed up to create a global ridesharing partnership. The four major regional taxi aggregators have formed an alliance in order to offer seamless coverage for travelers in India, China, Southeast Asia and the US.

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