The logo of Google Play, the official app store for the Android operating system, is displayed at an event in Japan in September of last year. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Google Play, the official app store for the Android operating system, is displayed at an event in Japan in September of last year. Photo: Reuters
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China’s Android smartphone giants said to take on Google Play app store

  • Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi are said to be creating a new app distribution platform called the Global Developer Service Alliance
  • Combined handset shipments of the four companies made up 40.1 per cent of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter of last year

The logo of Google Play, the official app store for the Android operating system, is displayed at an event in Japan in September of last year. Photo: Reuters
The logo of Google Play, the official app store for the Android operating system, is displayed at an event in Japan in September of last year. Photo: Reuters
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