Google Delays Android Launches in China
Today Google said that it has postponed the planned Wednesday launch of two Android phones in the Chinese market. The two phones were to be offered by China Unicom, and were manufactured by S. Korea-based Samsung and U.S.-based Motorola. Google believes that the timing is not suitable for a successful launch of these devices, given the recent tensions between Google and the Chinese government over censorship and hacked Gmail issues. There are already two Android phones available in China, the OPhone and Dell Mini 3. Motorola has not commented on the delay of its device.
Jan 14, 2021
Samsung today officially unveiled its Galaxy S21 series of flagship phones for 2021. All three models sport a distinctive new "Contour Cut Camera" design where the metal frame extends around one corner to surround the rear cameras.
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).
Aug 31, 2018
Motorola today announced the Motorola One and Motorola One Power, two inexpensive phones that run the Android One platform. Motorola says these phones will be among the first to be updated to Android 9 Pie, and will receive security/feature updates for three years.
Google and other US-based companies should NOT introduce any new products or services in China until Chinese government stops censorship, violation of human rights, hacking (may or may not be done by government-hired