According to Taiwan Digitimes Research, sales of smartphones in China are expected to grow 137 percent on year to 189 million units in 2012, the rise is because the take-off in demand for EDGE and TD-SCDMA models in the second half of the year. Local brands in China have been benefiting from the increasing popularity of EDGE and TD-SCDMA models as international brands have paid less attention to smartphones supporting these two radio network. As a result, local brands have accounted for 61 percent of China’s smartphone market in 2012 …
With company after company going after Apple, perhaps the only way to settle the score is how well you are doing in the China market that is projected to become the largest smartphone market in the world in 2012. So, nearly one in six dollars of Apple’s revenue coming from China, however, China-based Sino Market Research recently did a report indicating that Samsung takes the number one spot in China’s 3G smartphone market, while Apple dropped out of the top five, down to sixth in rankings.
For those who are using Apple devices, do you download app while using your 3G network? Well, I assume most of you guys won’t, because all of us must know that will bust your data plan well before the end of the month. To ensure this is less likely to happen on us, Apple has a policy which disable iPhone and iPad to download apps larger that 50MB while on the 3G network. However, China Unicom has recently negotiated with Apple to lift its 3G app download limit from 20MB to unlimited.
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