12/07/2012, Both Microsoft and China Unicom have come together so that the latter can help give the former a leg up when it comes to Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system. Stephen Elop, chief executive officer of Nokia, mentioned earlier this week that China is now the largest market in the world where Windows Phone devices are concerned, and it is also the largest single-country market for Nokia’s Lumia smartphone series. Occupying […]
12/04/2012, Last week it was reported that the iPhone 5 had managed to receive its network access license in China, which is a pretty big deal considering that China is one of the biggest markets, and gaining the approval the sell the company’s latest smartphone is a step towards capturing some of that market share. That being said, with the variety of China-made smartphones available that sport some pretty impressive hardware […]
06/20/2012, There is no doubt that Apple would love to dominate the Chinese market when it comes to their iOS devices. In fact they have taken steps to ensure that they are China-friendly with iOS 6 whereby local Chinese services (i.e. Weibo, Youku, Baidu, etc) have been included to ensure that it is a familiar experience for Chinese iOS users. With that being said, China Unicom has revealed that they are […]
01/24/2012, We did take the Huawei Honor out for more than just a spin recently, and came away pretty impressed with the smartphone. Who knows, Huawei could be the second generation HTC? Just to recap, this particular smartphone runs off an 1.4GHz single-core processor, sporting a 4″ FWVGA (480 x 854 resolution) display, 512MB RAM, 4GB ROM, an 8-megapixel camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera that is perfect for video calls, a […]
01/18/2012, If you want to educate the public more about 3G, mobile internet, cloud computing and home networks – what better way to get the attention of the public than with something eye-catching? Like this robot called “Waiter” from China Unicom. Featuring two displays – one in its head and one in its chest, the top display is used to show off the robot’s emotions, while its chest will display information […]
12/14/2011, Remember our story earlier this week concerning China Unicom and their wait for the iPhone 4S, not to mention them giving up on bringing the 3G-enabled iPad 2 to China simply because they were done waiting for the relevant certification to be handed out? Guess China Unicom has something to smile about at least, where the second largest telecommunication company in China is all ready and set to roll out […]
12/12/2011, China Unicom must have gotten sit and tired of all the waiting, that the company has decided to give up on introducing the 3G enabled iPad 2 to the masses in China directly. Deputy general manager of the leading telecom carrier in China, Li Gang, recently commented that the iPad 2 was a far more suitable candidate to be sold through the standard IT sales network model, making it very […]
12/12/2011, You know, you might actually want to look for another phone other than the iPhone 4S if you happen to live in China – simply because it is rather difficult for Apple’s best iPhone yet to obtain the relevant approvals from the authorities in that part of the world. Just recently, the iPhone 4 (not iPhone 4S, mind you) had picked up its network permit from MIIT, and that only […]
11/29/2011, For those living in China, great news as Lenovo has announced that the LePad S2005 will be headed your way. For those wondering, the LePad S2005 is Lenovo’s hybrid offering in the sense that it will be rocking a massive 5” display that seems to blur the line between a smartphone and a tablet.
11/08/2011, Residents in China who have been waiting for the iPhone 4S to land on their shores will be glad to hear that China Unicom is looking to get their hands on the iPhone 4S before the year is out. At the moment the carrier is waiting for the network access certificate from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology before proceeding.
09/29/2011, Whenever you hear word that a phone has “4G” connectivity – it would be best to do more research on the handset and see whether it is just “marketing 4G” being bandied about, or the real deal. Well, you can always check our previous guide to 4G for more details, but what we’ve learned is this – a China Unicom executive confirmed that Apple’s iPhone 5 will sport 4G connectivity […]
09/06/2011, The folks at China do get the short end of the stick sometimes when it comes to gizmos, despite being the country that churns out some of the most clones of famous devices such as the entire iClone run, not to mention raising the ire of Rovio with a non-licensed Angry Birds park. Well, nice to know that the Wall Street Journal did report on China’s certification agency delivering the […]
08/16/2011, There have been reports that executives from China Unicom have flown to the US and are in talks with Apple regarding the next-generation iPhone.
03/01/2011, When it comes to figures and numbers, both China and India offer some pretty mind boggling scenarios. Take for example China Unicom – while they are by no means the largest mobile operator in China compared to the far massive China Mobile with more than half a billion users, China Unicom in essence is still a behemoth compared to Verizon Wireless where the number of subscribers are concerned – we’re […]