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Chinese smartphone brands' market share in India slips: Counterpoint

Chinese brands such as Oppo, Vivo and Realme had a commanding market share in the world's fastest growing smartphone market but their share declined during April-June

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India's Investment Policy Upsets Xiaomi, Oppo's Consumer Finance Plans

Xiaomi and Oppo, with more than 100 million in combined smartphone users in India, cannot directly lend to consumers without a shadow banking licence and have partnered with Indian financial companies to provide the funds for services offered on their platforms.

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Apple Shipped 2.5 Million Iphones In China In March Following Virus Slump: Government Data

Mobile phone shipments in China in March totalled 21 million units, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), a government think tank.

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Samsung Flags Chip Recovery, Shrinking Phone Market Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

But 5G smartphone demand is expected to rise,” Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung's mobile and network business

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Coronavirus Clouds Apple's Timeline For New Iphones

The world's largest contract electronics maker, delayed reopening key iPhone factories in Shenzhen and Zhengzhou after the Lunar New Year holiday but hopes to resume half of its Chinese production by the end of February.

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China's Lenovo Confident Of Managing Virus Impact, Reports Strong Third-Quarter

The Chinese company reported an 11% rise in net profit for its third quarter ended December to $258 million thanks to strong demand for its PCs and smart devices, beating an average $223 million estimate of seven analysts

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Apple Warns Sales To Fall Short Of Target Due To Coronavirus Impact

Apple had forecast $63 billion to $67 billion in revenue for the quarter ending in March, which it said was a wider than normal range due to the uncertainty created by the virus.

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Samsung Poised To Benefit From China Virus Woes Afflicting Apple, Other Rivals

Samsung has also largely ceded the China market to its rivals in recent years, meaning it won't suffer from the store closures and drop in demand that is hitting Apple and others.

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U.S. Accuses Huawei Of Stealing Trade Secrets, Assisting Iran

Huawei Technologies Co was charged with conspiring to steal trade secrets from six U.S. technology companies and to violate a racketeering law typically used to combat organised crime.

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Apple Supplier Foxconn Restarts Key China Plant With 10% Workforce

Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, got the green light to restart production in the eastern central Chinese city of Zhengzhou, said the person with direct knowledge of the matter.

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China's First-Quarter Smartphone Sales May Halve Due To Coronavirus - Analysts

Canalys expects China's smartphone shipments to halve in the first quarter from a year ago, while IDC, another research firm that tracks the tech sector, forecasts a 30% drop.

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China's Mobile Giants To Take On Google's Play Store

Google, whose services are banned in China, earned about $8.8 billion globally from the Play store in 2019, said Katie Williams, an analyst at Sensor Tower.

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Apple Supplier Wistron To Assemble Key Iphone Component In New India Plant

The local assembly of PCBs by Wistron's India unit will be a first for the contract manufacturer, which began making Apple's low-priced SE model in Bengaluru in 2017.

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Indian Smartphone Makers Fear Supply Disruptions Due To China Virus

Taiwan's Foxconn and Wistron make iPhones in India for Apple, and Foxconn produces phones there for China's Xiaomi as well. Other smartphone makers in India include South Korea's Samsung and China's OnePlus.

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Apple pushes back against EU common charger, warns of innovation risks

Apple, Samsung, Huawei and Nokia to sign a voluntary memorandum of understanding to harmonize chargers for new models of smartphones coming into the market in 2011.

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