Meizu Takes Aim at US, Plans 2014 Launch
Meizu, a Chinese handset manufacturer, today announced plans to enter the U.S. smartphone market. The company will use the Consumer Electronics Show, scheduled to take place in January, as its launch point. The company said it believes there is room in the market for another player, and it will show off its line of devices at the trade show. Meizu did not announce specific devices for the U.S, nor did it say anything about distribution agreements with the country's wireless network operators.
Feb 25, 2021
Vietnamese manufacturer VinSmart has officially entered the US phone market thanks to a deal with AT&T for "nearly 2 million smartphones". AT&T (and its Cricket prepaid brand) recently started selling two distinct entry-level phone models from VinSmart.
Jan 8, 2021
Motorola today unveiled a full lineup of four new affordable phones, including three g-series models ranging from $169 – $299 and one 5G model for $399. All four feature large batteries (4,000 – 5,000 mAh) and large displays (6.5 – 6.8 inches).
Dec 12, 2018
Samsung says it plans to stop making phones at its manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China. Samsung will close the factory entirely, laying off some 2,600 people by the end of the year.
Dec 14, 2018
Apple plans to issue a software patch to its iPhones to appease Qualcomm and Chinese authorities. Earlier this week, a Chinese court found Apple to be in violation of two Qualcomm patents pertaining to resizing pictures and managing apps with a touch screen.