On Nov. 5 2018, Chinese president Xi Jinping delivered a speech at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo in Shanghai. He proclaimed that the Shanghai Stock Exchange is ready to launch the “Science and Technology Innovation Board” with a registration-based system for listed companies.
It looks like 2019 will be the year of foldable phones. Many smartphone manufacturers have released their brand new products with foldable screen technology, the most noteworthy being are Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
In 2018, many Chinese tech companies expanded their overseas markets and showcased their efforts in going global.
Huawei announced it would release the bezel-less smartphone Nova 4 with new in-screen camera on December 16. Nova 4 is the successor of last generation's Nova 3, but comes with a brand new design.
The Zenfone 5z is ASUS's new phone was unveiled at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC). Recently, this phone was registered on the website of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). It is now available in India and will be officially released for sale on July 9.
The second annual Baidu AI Developers Conference, officially known as Baidu Create 2018, opened in Beijing today. Baidu unveiled China’s first cloud-to-edge AI chip, Kunlun, and many other upgraded versions of Baidu's AI products this morning on the first day of this two-day event.
Baidu Baike has recently launched its blockchain product to enhance the credibility and transparency of entry editing on its site.
Meitu launched its new phone Meitu T9 Beauty Smartphone and a Summer Palace limited edition on June 27. Also unveiled at the launch was the image processing chip MT-AI developed by Meitu itself, a mark of its determination to enter the chip industry.
Xiaomi has launched and published full features on its new Mi Pad 4 and Redmi 6 Pro online.
Xiaomi‘s Mi Max 3 (model no. M1804E4T), will be released at Xiaomi's next launch event after attaining its network license from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
On June 12, Vivo announced its new flagship phone, Vivo NEX in Shanghai. The most striking feature is its pop up camera, or "elevating front camera" as Vivo calls it. The phone will also use an in-display fingerprint sensor and "Screen SoundCasting" technology which allows it to transmit audio waves through the display itself.
On June 5, Lenovo officially released three new phones in Beijing: Lenovo Z5, Lenovo K5 Note, Lenovo A5, and the smartwatch Watch X.
On the evening of June 4, Republic of Gamers (ROG) by ASUSTek Computer Inc., better known as ASUS, releases its first gaming smartphone in Taiwan, just a day before the annual computer & technology fair ComputeX opens in Taipei.
Meizu took the wraps off its new budget smartphone in its flagship mblu series, Meizu mblu 6T, on Wednesday in Beijing.
According to Pandaily's report last week, Xiaomi Mi 8 will be officially released on May 31, but there will be another mysterious product to be released at this launch.