TikTok users in India can breathe a sigh of relief as the temporary ban on the app downloads gets lifted, making the app available for download again.
If someone hasn’t downloaded TikTok, the viral video-sharing app by the Chinese company ByteDance, from the Indian app store, he might not be able to ever use the app.
India has become the world’s fastest-growing mobile application market over the past few years. With more than 1.3 billion potential consumers, the Indian app market is attracting lots of attention as a huge opportunity for app growth. Thus, Chinese apps such as TikTok, Helo, LIVE, UC Browser, backed by China’s tech giants, have managed to gain popularity in India.
OnePlus has emerged as the fastest growing smartphone brand in the past quarter in India, leading the high-end smartphone sales for the first time in the market.
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.
Bike-sharing certainly does not only apply to China. Many Indian companies are now exploring this new business model, with some key similarities and differences between the established Chinese firms such as Ofo and Mobike. Yulu is an Indian bike-sharing startup launched about 3 months ago.
On May 1, OPPO’s e-commerce only sub-brand, Realme, announced a strategic partnership with Amazon India for the exclusive launch of its first product, the Realme 1. This mobile device targeting the Indian youth market will launch on May 15 on India’s largest online market place.
How many Mi fans and Huawei fans are there in India? These are anyone’s guess. We can see through reports, however, that the competitiveness of Chinese brands in the Indian smartphone market is escalating, regardless of the price range. Chinese brands like Xiaomi, Huawei, Honor are changing the consumption mindset of Indians.
On April 9, Xiaomi announced today that it will open three new mobile phone factories in India. At the same time, the power bank factory Xiaomi operates with another company have also begun to produce mobile phones. So far, Xiaomi has set up altogether six mobile phone factories in India.
At the end of last year, Xiaomi accomplished a feat that no other smartphone manufacturer had been able to do in the past six years in India. Xiaomi surpassed Samsung to become India’s largest smartphone brand. This was an important milestone for the Chinese manufacturer, especially considering Xiaomi started selling phones just three years ago.