Editor’s Picks 23 February 2016 at 22:53 GMT

Make way, Apple and Samsung, for China's smartphone brands

South China Morning Post
Move over, Apple and Samsung. The next big smartphone might be from little-known Chinese brands such as TCL and Oppo. Along with Huawei and Xiaomi, Chinese brands have surpassed Samsung in China and are encroaching on Apple’s turf. Analysts forecast that these cheap Android phones with not-so-cheap features will likely attract more budget-conscious customers in Europe and even in South Korea and the US. Chinese phone makers have made their global ambitions known at the Mobile World Congress wireless show in Barcelona. Analysts said Huawei and Xiaomi will likely steal customers from Apple and Samsung in their strongholds as some budget-conscious consumers seek to upgrade their phones without financial pressure. Many consumers feel comfortable buying phones directly from manufacturers online.
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