Xiaomi to launch Mi 10S smartphone on March 10
The Mi 10S will feature Harman Kardon symmetrical stereo speakers similar to the Mi 11 and reference the design look of the Mi 10 Ultra, according to Lei Jun, Xiaomi's CEO.
Huawei ships 125 million phones in China in 2020, IDC says
Huawei shipped as many as 125 million units in China in 2020, taking first place with a 38.3% share, according to IDC.
Chinese vendors account for 77% of mobile phone shipments in India in 2020
Chinese vendors account for about 77 percent of smartphone shipments in India in 2020, up 5 percentage points from 72% in 2019, according to a report from market research firm Canalys.
OnePlus and OPPO R&D departments merge, retain software features
The R&D departments of Chinese smartphone makers OnePlus and OPPO have merged, with offers for new employees in R&D positions being made by OPPO rather than OnePlus.
MediaTek becomes largest smartphone chip supplier in China
In the first half of 2020, ahead of MediaTek were HiSilicon and Qualcomm, but HiSilicon suffered a setback in shipments because of factors such as US sanctions.
TikTok owner ByteDance is dropping its smartphone business
In January 2019, ByteDance acquired the rights to use some of Smartisan's patents, saying it would explore businesses related to the education sector.
OPPO hints at 'impossibly curved' device in March
Chinese smartphone giant OPPO could release a device with a curved screen in March, possibly using groundbreaking technology.
Global smartphone market expected to recover this year, with production set to reach 1.36 billion units, report says
TrendForce said it expects smartphone production to reach 1.36 billion units. That contrasts with 1.25 billion units in 2020.
Xiaomi Q3 phone shipments soar 75%, leaving it just 1 percentage point shy of Huawei's market share, Counterpoint says
This is the first time Xiaomi has overtaken Apple as the world's third-largest smartphone maker.