There are so much news from China that passes by that we couldn’t possibly cover it all. Here are the Chinese tech news we have left behind because we are just too busy or too lazy to post during last week. There are stories on new Apple store in Hong Kong, Lenovo new laptop, HTC Windows phone, faster internet in Shanghai and so on, check them out after the break. Video for this week: bullfighting season in China. Hope everyone have a fresh start to your week and look forward to Amazon new tablet announcment for this week.
The baddest water buffalo tournament in China
China’s smartphone shipments to surpass the US this year (Business Wire). China is expected to account for 26.5 percent of global smartphone shipments this year, with the US coming in second with an estimated 17.8 percent of the market.
Acer announces Liquid Gallant and Liquid Gallant Duo (cnet). The Taiwanese PC maker announced a pair of Android smartphones with entry-level specs and budget-friendly price points.
China is fastest growing market for iOS and Android devices (TechCrunch). China’s smart device market grew just over 400 percent year-over-year
Apple’s iPhone sales in China lag behind rivals (SCI TECH TODAY.com). Though the iPhone currently leads the U.S. market as the top-selling smartphone, Apple’s share in China is lagging far behind market leader Samsung.
ZTE’s Grand X IN hands-on (THE VERGE). The first Android 4.0 phone to be based on an Intel Medfield processor gets a hands-on.
Second Apple Store in Hong Kong confirmed for Festival Walk mall (cn.engadget). Apple’s second retail store in Hong Kong is opening soon this month.
China Telecom promises faster broadband network (ShanghaiDaily.com). SHANGHAI’S average broadband bandwidth will grow to 16 Mbps by the end of this year and making the city the fastest network in China.
China Unicom denies breakup with Xiaomi (CHINADAILY). The Chinese carrier said partnership with Xiaomi is still going strong, amid rumors that lowered prices of Mi-One phones may potentially lead to losses and the termination of partnership.
China’s ZTE not worried about Apple, patent litigation (REUTERS). The world’s fourth-biggest mobile phone vendor, is unfazed by the possibility of being sued by Apple over patent violations.
My Apple Store Home Office (David Wu). A Hong Kong Apple fansboy made his home office a virtual recreation of an Apple Store, including a replica of Apple’s distinctive Fetzer Wooden Maple desks.
HTC Accord Windows Phone diagram leaked (wpcentral). HTC Accord Windows Phone have been leaked on Twitter and the company is planning on launching three Windows Phone 8 devices.
Lenovo IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook comes with disk tray (SlashGear). Lenovo latest ultra-thin laptop has an internal DVD reader/writer and Blu-ray Disc drive that pops out to accept your disks whenever you need it.
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