I remember the first day I bought my first mobile phone. It was in 1992. It was a big black phone and that beast was three times bigger than an ordinary Apple phone. After a few minutes in my conversation, the battery was flat, and I spent hours to fill it up again.
It didn`t take long before I bought a new one; Ericsson from Sweden. Once one of the greatest in the world. I changed the phone onece again, and this time to Nokia from Finland. Also one of the greatest in the world.
Both, Ericsson and Nokia are falling stars. The Americans came into the market and Apple started to rule the world. Not only that. In a short period of time, they became the biggest company in the world. But how is it now?
There is no doubt that China is the largest smartphone market in the world, and Apple is not at the top three. Smartphone shipments in Q2 amounted for 111,2 million units, and top thee vendors in China accounted for 47% of total shipments.
Who are at the top three? Is it Ericsson? Nokia? Or Apple? No, none of them are at the top three. The biggest names are Chineese brands like Huawei, OPPO and Vivo. It
s a surprice to see that Apple are fifth in this important market. Its a bigger surpise to see Samsung below top five.
s a big market, but its also a very important market, and It
s also a big surprise to see the low cost company Xiaomi has dropped down about 40%. Its obviously tough for them to grow in the market with so many aggressive competitors.
OPPO is one of the greatest. Up over +124%. The company is founded in 2004 and the brand is a Chinese electronics manufacturer based in Dongguan, Guangdong.
OPPO Digital is based in Mountain View, California, Unitted States. It is known for its universal upconverting DVD and Blu-ray Disc players. Its first product was the OPPO OPDV981H Up-Converting Universal DVD Player.
OPPO entered the mobile market in 2008.
Last year, OPPO signed an agreement with FC Barcelona to become an official partner of the Spanish football club. OPPO has become a stiff competitor in the Chinese market, which is growing faster than any other mobile company.
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