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[April 03, 2014]

Top 10 Chinese smartphone makers [China Daily: Hong Kong Edition]

(China Daily: Hong Kong Edition Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Chinese smartphone buyers are paying increasing attention to homemade brands, according to research from a consumer survey company under zol.com.cn, the nation's largest electronics information platform.


Popularity ratings for local companies such as ZTE, OPPO, Xiaomi Corp, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Lenovo Group Ltd surged in 2013 compared with the previous year.

Let's have a look at the most famous Chinese smartphone brands.

No 10 K-Touch K-Touch was registered in 2006. During the past few years, Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment Co Ltd have successfully built the recognized brand K-Touch as one of the well-known consumer brands in domestic market.

  Models pose with K-TOUCH smartphones during the 2013 Tianyi (E-surfing) Handset Fair and Mobile Internet Forum in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, June 21, 2013. [Photo/dfic.cn]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 9 TCL Founded in 1981, TCL is one of the largest consumer electronics enterprises in China with a global presence. TCL Corporation has three listed companies: TCL Corporation, TCL Multimedia and TCL Communication.

  TCL's 4G terminal booth at the TEL 4G Products Promotion Conference in Beijing, March 25, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 8 Gionee Gionee Communication Equipment Co Ltd was founded on September 2002 by Liu Li Rong. It is a high tech enterprise that focuses on the R&D, production and sales of cellular mobile devices. In 2005, Gionee obtained the GSM and CDMA mobile phone production license.

  People visit the stand of Gionee during the China Mobile Global Partner Conference 2013 in Guangzhou city, South China's Guangdong province, Dec 18, 2013. [Photo/dfic.cn]  Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 7 MEIZU Established in 2003 and headquartered in Zhuhai, South China's Guangdong province, MEIZU designs and produces smartphones created to provide a simple, intuitive mobile experience for people whose time is expected to be simply spent in using their devices, instead of figuring out the way of using them.

  MEIZU has recently released the Meizu MX series of Android smartphones and is in one of best selling Chinese smartphones. [Photo/meizu.com]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 6 OPPO OPPO Electronics Co, another Chinese producer, has released the Find 7 series featuring high-quality image-capture functions and rapid charging features. The price is less than 3,000 yuan.

  Three classic smartphones: OPPO Find 7, OPPO N1 and OPPO R1. [Photo/oppo.com] Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 5 Lenovo The world's largest personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd sees the smartphone market as a stepping stone to enter other mobile consumer electronics markets because of its popularity in both emerging and developed markets. According to a Gartner report, Lenovo was the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer in terms of market share as of the third quarter of 2013.

  Lenovo tablets and mobile phones are displayed during a news conference on the company's annual results in Hong Kong in May 23, 2013. [Photo/Agencies]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 4 Coolpad The producer of Coolpad cellphones, Yulong Computer Telecommunication Scientific Co has invested heavily in R&D to develop inexpensive but sophisticated cellphones under Chief Executive Guo Deying.

  Smartphones are displayed at the stand of Coolpad during PT/EXPO COMM CHINA 2012 in Beijing, China, Sept 22, 2012. [Photo/dfic.cn]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 3 Xiaomi Fast-growing Chinese smart phone maker Xiaomi, one of the most successful start-ups in China in recent years, has previously said that it will sell its flagship Mi3 smart phone to the Singapore market at S$419 ($332). Xiaomi has so far been selling its products in China, including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

  A model shows a Xiaomi Mi3 smart phone at a press conference in Taipei, Southeast China's Taiwan, Feb 20, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]   Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 2 ZTE China's first lady Peng Liyuan was spotted taking pictures with a home-made smartphone during a State visit to Germany last week with her husband President Xi Jinping. Peng's Nubia Z5 Mini, a darling work of Shenzhen, Guangdong-based ZTE Corp, is empowered with a 13-mega-pixel rare camera with such features as taking panorama images. The price tag of an entry-level Z5 Mini is below 1,500 yuan ($240).

  China's first lady Peng Liyuan is taking pictures with a home-made smartphone. Peng's Nubia Z5 Mini, a darling work of Shenzhen, Guangdong-based ZTE Corp, is empowered with a 13-mega-pixel rare camera with such features as taking panorama images. [Photo/China Daily]  Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  No 1 Huawei Huawei emerged as the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer last year, following South Korea-based Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and US-based Apple Inc. Huawei's consumer business, mainly consisting of smartphone sales, received 57 billion yuan in revenue, a year-on-year rise of 18 percent.

  Huawei CEO Richard Yu shows the MediaPad X1, priced at 399 euros, the world's slimmest 7-inch LTE Cat4-enabled all-in-one phablet, during Huawei presentation before the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 23, 2014.  [Photo/Agencies] Top 10 regionswithhighestGDPinChina  7 Chinese brandsmadehotbyfirstlady  Favoritephonesoftopleaders  (c) 2014 China Daily Information Company. All Rights Reserved. Provided by Syndigate.info, an Albawaba.com company

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