Tag Archive for China

Samsung Galaxy S7 Black Onyx - front

Update for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge rolls out to UK

A maintenance update is now available for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge owners in the UK. The update should fix a touch screen issue that a number of users had complained about.

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Huawei Nexus 6P black - rear

Smartphone sales behind strong Huawei growth

Huawei has recorded a big rise in both revenue and profit in 2015, on the back of strong smartphone sales. The figures represent the best revenue growth the Chinese company has achieved for seven years.

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LG G5 Lite (H848)

LG G5 Lite set for China release

The LG G5 Lite looks to be heading to China, with the cut-down version of the LG G5 having been spotted on the website of Chinese regulator TENNA. Otherwise known as the LG H848, the smartphone will not be a match for the flagship-specs of its stablemate, but in turn will sell at a much lower price point.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Black Onyx with box

Samsung Galaxy S7 sales outperform industry expectations

Initial sale of both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge have been strong in key markets around the world, beating previous expectations. Analysts Shinhan Financial have reported that the devices are selling well in China, India and Europe, which are areas of the world considered to have significant strategic importance by Samsung.

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HTC Desire 728 - images from TENAA (front, rear)

Could the HTC Desire 728 be the best mid-range Android smartphone of 2015?

A new mid-range Android smartphone from HTC has been outed by TENAA, the body responsible for certifying smartphones in China. And although there are already a number of devices available in China that share the specs of the HTC Desire 728, HTC’s effort could well attract a lot of interest.

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Honor 7 China release - white, gold and silver

Honor 7 is heading to Europe

The Honor 7 is set to be released in Europe soon, after being unveiled in China. The forthcoming smartphone has an extremely impressive set to specs, capable of going head-to-head with devices like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4.

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ZUK

New Cyanogen OS smartphone to launch in 2015

Chinese company ZUK is working on a new feature-packed smartphone that will be powered by Cyanogen OS, a modified version of Android. The ZUK Z1 will be unveiled in the second half of 2015, and the project has received backing from some major industry players.

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HTC One M9+ - gunmental grey

HTC to focus on larger smartphones

HTC will be focussing its efforts on larger smartphones in 2015. However, the decision could spell the end of HTC’s mini editions of its flagship smartphones.

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HTC CES 2015 - new Desire smartphones

Mid-range HTC smartphones for CES 2015

HTC has given a strong hint that it intends to focus on mid-range smartphones at the CES 2015 trade show. The Taiwanese company posted an image on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo, which carried the not-particularly-cryptic message ‘Always Desire more’.

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China Operating System (COS)

Why is China launching its own mobile OS?

A state-sanctioned and financed operating system has been launched in China. Developed jointly by China’s Institute of Software at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ISCAS) and Shanghai Liantong Network Communications Technology, China Operating System (COS) aims to reduce the dominance of Android and iOS.

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