Coolpad smartphones make an impression at an industry fair on the mainland. Photo: Imaginechina
Coolpad smartphones make an impression at an industry fair on the mainland. Photo: Imaginechina
Doug Young
Opinion

Opinion

Corporate China by Doug Young

Smartphone stress in Coolpad cuts, China Mobile 'naked' strategy

Coolpad's job cuts and joint venture formation mark some of the first fallout from China's low-end smartphone price wars, with more pressure to come as the nation's three telcos cut handset subsidies.

Coolpad smartphones make an impression at an industry fair on the mainland. Photo: Imaginechina
Coolpad smartphones make an impression at an industry fair on the mainland. Photo: Imaginechina
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