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Huawei Licenses 5G Patents to Oppo, Samsung as Revenue Dwindles

Huawei has signed a licensing deal for key technologies with rival smartphone maker Oppo as U.S. sanctions continue to tank the Chinese tech and telecom giant's business — reports Nikkei Asia. A series of trade sanctions have left Huawei unable to manufacture advanced smartphones with 5G capabilities and cut the company off from some of...

Founder of Vivo and Oppo Explains How They Beat Apple in China

The businessman behind two of China’s most successful smartphone brands, Oppo and Vivo, says Apple’s failure to adapt to local competition allowed his brands to overtake the US company in the world’s largest smartphone market last year. Image via Bloomberg Duan Yongping, chairman and founder BBK Electronics Corporation, told Bloomberg on Monday that while Apple...

Apple Continues to Struggle in China, Loses Fourth Place to Xiaomi

According to a new report from Canalys, Apple has dropped to fifth place in the Chinese smartphone market behind domestic vendors Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi. For the full year of 2016, China reached 476.5 million smartphone units shipped, an 11.4% increase over the previous year. Shipments in the fourth quarter were 131.6 million, the highest...

Apple Losing Ground to Local Phone Makers in China: IDC

While Apple did repeatedly attempt to save its faltering sales in China, the company hasn’t been able to turn things around in the country. According to data from a latest IDC report, Apple was pipped by local phone manufacturers Oppo, Huawei and Vivo, thus, causing its shipments to decline by 23.2 percent the past year. Oppo...

iPhone Loses Top Spot In Chinese Smartphone Market to Oppo

Apple has fallen from the top spot as best-selling smartphone in China for the first time in five years, according to a new report from Counterpoint Research released last Friday (via CNBC). According to the report, Apple’s sales in China have declined significantly, with Chinese brand Oppo now taking the top spot. Counterpoint Research mentions that the...

Apple Captures Record 91 Percent Global Smartphone Profit Share

Apple has won a record-breaking share in the smartphone market following the release of the new iPhone 7, reports Strategy Analytics. iPhones contributed to 91 percent of all smartphone profits around the world between July and September, followed by Chinese firm Huawei with 2.4 percent. Linda Sui, Director at Strategy Analytics, had this to say […]