On Oct. 10, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, a networking, telecommunications equipment and services provider, and Bosch, an engineering and electronics company, announced a partnership on the development of the internet of things (IoT) in China at HUAWEI CONNECT 2018
In addition to black and blue, a red Honor 8X was officially launched at the Honor Fashion show on Sept. 25. Papi Jiang, China’s “No. 1 Internet celebrity”, attended as a special guest and showed off the new color in style.
The third annual Facebook Overseas Marketing Summit was held in Shanghai on Sept. 12. At the event with the theme “created by you, loved by the world”, Facebook jointly released with KPMG a list of top 50 Chinese brands ranked by global influence.
The global wearable device market continued to grow in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest report released on Sept. 5 by market research company International Data Corporation (IDC). Xiaomi and Huawei ranked second and fourth respectively among the top five on the list.
Huawei announced on September 1 that the new Huawei Mate 20 smartphone will be equipped with the newly released Kirin 980 chipset. The newest addition to the Mate family will be released on October 16 in London.
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Huawei Australia tweeted on August 23 that the Australian authority has banned Huawei and ZTE from providing 5G technology in the country.
Toutiao, China’s leading news and information content platform, recently released a white paper on online public opinion and user reputation of mobile phone brands in the Chinese market in the first half of 2018.
Huawei announced its operating results for the first half of 2018 on July 31. The world’s third largest smartphone maker reported the same growth rate as one year ago.
OPPO and vivo lead the Chinese domestic market in sales volume of over 73 millions in the first half of 2018.
China’s information and industrial authority advocated for further cooperation between semiconductor manufacturers to prepare for the upcoming 5G era.
Fortune Magazine published on July 19 its annual global list of 500 corporations. This year, 120 Chinese companies made the cut, which makes China a close second to the U.S. with 126 companies.
Huawei unveiled on July 18 the newest products in its nova series, nova 3 and nova 3i smartphones, at a product launch in Shenzhen where Nova series’ new brand ambassador Jackson Yi, from the popular Chinese boy band TFBoys, also showed up.
Huawei Honor officially announced the launch of the Honor Note 10. On July 4, Honor CEO Zhao Ming said on Weibo that the Note 10 is coming soon, and that they have been preparing for this new flagship for two years.
Xiaomi is developing its cellphone models compatible with U.S. carrier network, planning to launch in the U.S. market next year, Reuters reported on its Chinese website.