There are currently an estimated 200 Chinese smartphone companies operating in the world’s largest mobile phone market, down from about 300 two years ago. Many of these firms offer inexpensive, knock-off handsets through online shops and some bricks-and-mortar stores. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s cutthroat smartphone market is coming down to a handful of major brands

Slowing demand is threatening Chinese smartphone companies like Gionee, Coolpad and LeEco, all of which mainly rely on domestic sales 

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There are currently an estimated 200 Chinese smartphone companies operating in the world’s largest mobile phone market, down from about 300 two years ago. Many of these firms offer inexpensive, knock-off handsets through online shops and some bricks-and-mortar stores. Photo: Bloomberg
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