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9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

03 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android - read the full textChina is a very important market for smartphone makers and mobile software developers with its vast cellphone user base. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported that there are nearly 1.1 billion cellphone subscribers as of October. Moре importantly,...

 

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die hard os -> symbian
woow..

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  • 2012-12-03 17:32
  • 6%jE

Keywords : China and Android.

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  • 2012-12-03 17:28
  • sy9x

at least chinese people aren't fanboys and knows better.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:47
  • pkgp

Android is the KING. Number1 OS in the world. Much better than any other ios, windowsphone, etc.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:47
  • KjZa

> In reply to Bocah IT @ 2012-12-03 16:32 from XMFH - click to readIt hasn't stopped goof-ups from occurring. See the case of Enfour a few weeks ago. They tweeted piracy confessionals on behalf of their legitimate users WITHOUT their knowledge.

That's the problem with the blind trust associated with "Verification". And in any case apple can't scrutinize the App source code for malicious code.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:38
  • bEKN

> In reply to Jeanandroidfan @ 2012-12-03 16:08 from MDVw - click to readYeah! Android Robot is so cute n lovely :) love it

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  • 2012-12-03 16:36
  • fxHY

IMHO, verification (or you said "censorship") is actually better for end-user. It makes sure that all app in the market are safe (i.e not stealing your data in the background).

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  • 2012-12-03 16:32
  • XMFH

China is the home of dual sim, lots of people have more than one active sim, thats why it seems like its so very many cellphone users there. Philippines is another example of this, at one point statistics showed it had more active SIM cards than it had people.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:27
  • Kg}t

> In reply to nabill @ 2012-12-03 16:02 from bJbk - click to readNobody has to pay a license to use Android. It's truly free.

Hovever if you want access to the Google market, your device has to pass CTS (Compatibility Test Suite) to ensure all APIs are present and fully functional. That's dead easy to attain with decent design reference being given by Qualcomm, ST-Microelectronics, Samsung, TI, Allwinner and other Chip manufacturers.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:21
  • bEKN

Feature phone sales are not declining.

See the iPhones and WP8 devices. They are just locked down proprietary feature phones which restrict their users and deny them basic features like file management and impose censorship via their markets.

Android will succeed because its the only open and free OS in the mobile space.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:17
  • bEKN

iOS is not so popular in China due to Apple's overpricing strategy and poor after sales service.

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  • 2012-12-03 16:12
  • vjXj

> In reply to nabill @ 2012-12-03 16:02 from bJbk - click to readgoogle do not make companies pay licenses for android unlike wp! so google is very good company! they only benefit from google play and some ads!!i love the android ui and its user friendliness and the beautiful android mascot!

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  • 2012-12-03 16:08
  • MDVw

well , more than half of it are fake or look alike devices....with no brands ofering android devices...do thy actually pay for these liscences to google or jus a rip off like everything else over there??

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  • 2012-12-03 16:02
  • bJbk

Because Android is user friendly not like wp and ios are user enemy.

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  • 2012-12-03 15:58
  • vfxH

rest 1 out of 10 are chinese phones :P

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  • 2012-12-03 15:55
  • KFQv

this is the end of the good work of the best company in that world google! i love android and google! the best in that world! especially after jellybean! long live android!

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  • 2012-12-03 15:50
  • MDVw

ROFL so much for windows phone outselling everything
it a flop

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  • 2012-12-03 15:50
  • PvYx

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