“White-box” products from Chinese domestic makers are typically symbols of low end and low cost products. Indeed, when big brands release a new product into the market with high selling prices, end users can always try to find another cost-effective solution. Continue Reading
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A hot topic in the LCD and TV industry has been the rise of Chinese panel makers. For the past few years, Chinese panel makers have been building and ramping up new Gen 6 and Gen 8 fabs, targeting LCD TV panel production. Continue Reading
On May 6, two months after the US launch, Chinese customers finally got to see the Apple iPad 2. The wait was much shorter than for the original iPad, which took more than five months to reach China. Continue Reading
To Western and mature-market PC purchasers, the term “China Innovation” has long been a contradiction. China has been perceived as a region of me-too products and cheap knock-off PCs. Western PC purchasers have often joked about fake brands from China, which attempted to confuse purchasers with real name-brand Japanese, American, European, and even Korean products. China has now become the world’s largest market for desktop PCs, which outpace mobile PC shipments in this market.