China to complete its Beidou Navigation Satellite System with launch of 2 satellites in 2020

China’s competitor to the GPS, the Beidou-3 Navigation Satellite System will launch its final two satellites before June 2020 to complete its constellation. The total number of satellites will come up to 24 and will be an alternative to the popular US owned GPS that everyone is familiar with.

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OPPO to showcase 5G advancements and more at INNO DAY 2019 on December 10

On December 10th, OPPO will hold its inaugural INNO DAY 2019 in Shenzhen, China. With the theme of “Create Beyond Boundaries”, the event is aimed at showing OPPO’s broad and deep integration of cutting-edge technologies and services in the 5G era.

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China mandates face scans for new mobile connection

Fingerprint authentication, Identity proof, etc are being used by many countries to verify user identity for new mobile connections. Now face scanning method is being adopted by many countries to verify users identify and on similar lines, China has mandated face scans when users register for a new mobile connection.

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China introduces new regulations to control spread of Deepfake news and videos

Deepfake technology has already caused a huge amount of worry among governments around the world, giving rise to many investigations into the dangers of deepfake tech. Governments are introducing regulations or outright banning the tech with now, China being the latest country to regulate deepfake technologies that can be used to create and broadcast fake news.

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China smartphone shipments reach 98.9 million units, down 3.6% YoY in Q3 2019: IDC

Smartphone shipments in China appear to be improving with a 3.9% decline YoY, up from the 6% decline YoY in Q2 2019, thanks due to HUAWEI’s strong domestic sales. The top 5 manufacturers in China for Q3 2019 were HUAWEI, Vivo, OPPO, Xiaomi and Apple with the total smartphone shipments counting to 98.9 million units.

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China reportedly starting development of 6G technology

With 5G barely out being deployed to the world, news has come from China that it has started looking into 6G development. China has just turned on its 5G networks this month, being one of the very few countries with 5G deployed and now has reportedly set its eyes on 6G.

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CE China Global Press Conference 2018 Summary

If you follow technology, you must have definitely heard of CE China a.k.a Consumer Electronics China that happens every year.For the uninitiated, CE China is a premier trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances products for the Chinese and Pan-Asian market.This time, the third edition of CE China, a global event, successfully Shenzhen,from May 3-5. Continue reading “CE China Global Press Conference 2018 Summary”

OPPO, Huawei and Vivo grab nearly half of Chinese smartphone market in 2016: IDC

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The smartphone market in China saw a 19% YoY growth and 17% QoQ growth in Q4 2016, according to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. OPPO, Huawei and Vivo grabbed 48% of the Chinese smartphone market in 2016.

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Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain top three spots in China for Q2 2016: IDC

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According to the second quarter (Q2, 2016) smartphone shipment data by International Data Corporation (IDC) for China, the top three smartphone vendors Huawei, OPPO and Vivo together account for 47% of the China smartphone market in total. Continue reading “Huawei, OPPO and Vivo maintain top three spots in China for Q2 2016: IDC”

Apple ordered to halt iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales in Beijing

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According to Beijing Intellectual Property regulators ruling, Apple has violated an existing patent and thus company may have to halt sales of its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the city. Continue reading “Apple ordered to halt iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales in Beijing”

OnePlus 3 flash sale scheduled before official launch, can buy 1000 units on June 6 in China

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While it’s already official that OnePlus will launch the flagship OnePlus 3 on June 14 internationally, the company is putting up 1000 units of the yet-to-launch device for flash sale in China on June 6th. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 flash sale scheduled before official launch, can buy 1000 units on June 6 in China”

LeEco Le Max Pro with Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM gets certified in China

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LeEco (formerly known as Letv) introduced the company’s flagship Le Max Pro smartphone as the first smartphone to be announced with Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor and Qualcomm Sense ID Fingerprint technology. Now the smartphone has been certified by China’s TENAA (Via). As we already know, it also has 802.11ad multi-gigabit Wi-Fi and X12 LTE with Cat. 12/13 download speeds of up to 600 Mbps. Continue reading “LeEco Le Max Pro with Snapdragon 820, 4GB RAM gets certified in China”

Chinese smartphone shipments hit 438 million units in 2015, Xiaomi maintains lead : Report

Chinese smartphone shipments grew 3 percent annually to hit a record 438 million units in 2015, according to the latest report from Strategy Analytics. Xiaomi maintained the top spot by shipping 17.5 million smartphones and captured 15 percent market share in China in Q4 2015, up 11 percent annually.

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Xiaomi Mi 5 render surfaces, tipped to be announced on January 21

Leaks and reports about the Xiaomi Mi 5 have been going around for months. Now  new render of the next flagship phone from Xiaomi has surfaced online that shows the front of the phone.

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