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  1. China Mobile to take on Apple with own-brand smart phone

    Posted May 29th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... handsets and the sale of mobile applications would raise the stakes for attracting and retaining users in the highly competitive 3G market. China Mobile is expected to sell the first smart phone based on its self-developed Open Mobile System next month. It is being manufactured by Taiwan smart phone maker HTC Corp. Meanwhile, China Unicom (Hong Kong), which operates the more ...

  2. Board candidate banks on 3G to spur phone business

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hui Yuk-min Listing candidate China Wireless Technology, which designs operating systems and applications for high-end smart phones, is betting on third generation (3G) mobile networks ... applications for that data usage. This will greatly expand the potential market for smart phones.' The company cited data from mainland research house CCID projecting that 14 million smart phones ...

  3. Foxconn faces margin squeeze as rivalry rises

    Posted Jul 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... business, putting more pressure on net margins. Smart phones- handsets that have computer-like functions such as e-mail and personal messaging- are an increasingly competitive part of the market, with offerings such as Apple's i-Phone raising the standards. 'We plan to lift engineering spending 50 per cent this year as we offer more smart phones,' said Mr Chin. 'We hired about ...

  4. PCCW and Hutchison in battle for Wi-fi users

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of wireless fidelity (Wi-fi) internet service offerings to satisfy rising demand from smart-phone and laptop computer users. The arrival of several Wi-fi and 3G dual-mode smart-phone devices ... come to the fore. 'Additionally, Wi-fi-enabled smart phones like the iPhone and Blackberry will significantly increase Wi-fi hot spot traffic.' There are already 160 models of Wi-fi ...

  5. Technology Digest

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... largest handset manufacturers, has teamed up with communications chipmaker Texas Instruments and Microsoft, the world's largest software company, to deliver cheap Windows-based smart phones to the mainland's mass market by next year. The Xiamen-based mobile phone maker will sell four GPRS/Edge handset models that cost less than 2,000 yuan, the lowest price for a smart phone that runs ...

  6. Shineway IPO offer swamped 230 times

    Posted Nov 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Textile company Texhong Textile Group and smart-phone designer China Wireless Technology will open their public offerings today. They will close on Friday. ...

  7. China Mobile may sell iPhone with fewer functions

    Posted Sep 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... manufacturer for smart phones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system. 'We note that the device... supports a combination of a candy bar form factor for touch screen usage ... Frederick Yeung China Mobile is expected to offer Apple's iPhone on the mainland but the 3G and Wi-fi network functions will be disabled as Beijing has not yet approved handsets ...

  8. TCL switches to more lucrative handsets

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 30 per cent share of the mainland's youth market in three years. TCL has also partnered China Unicom (Hong Kong) to launch the first tailor-made 3G smart phone based on Microsoft's ... to chief executive Charles Yang. Mr Yang said one of the new models would be the OT-800, a BlackBerry-like 2.75G mobile telephone with a full keyboard. The phone, under the Alcatel brand, ...

  9. Further growth seen for handset makers

    Posted Sep 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... increasing demand for enhanced mobile handsets. Enhanced handsets are phones that enable multimedia applications such as video screening, camera function, smart phones and mobile personal digital ... Mobile phone makers can expect another two to three more years of strong growth due to a migration to higher-speed networks before running into market saturation. Mobile handset shipments ...

  10. Gadget corner

    Posted Apr 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Supernova, is part of a new wave of fancy-looking, low-cost smart-phones hitting Hong Kong. The C3110H, from Samsung Electronics, is a quad-band GSM device that supports Edge cellular networks. Being ...




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