Posts Tagged: smartisan

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On launch day, Smartisan only sells 1,000 phones, blames Foxconn for low production capacity

Smartisan may have severely understimated the phone’s popularity from the get go, or, as a new company, it lacks enough cash flow to open ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 9:09 pm
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Webcast of Chinese startup’s phone launch becomes country’s most-watched live tech event ever

If you include external sites where the Youku player was embedded, a whopping 10 million people watched Smartisan founder Luo Yonghao intro...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Tiny Chinese startup gets $29 million in funding to emulate Xiaomi, build a smartphone (UPDATED)

Smartisan announced today it closed the funding round at RMB 180 million (US$29 million), placing its overall valuation above the RMB 1 bill...

  • April 14, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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China’s Over-Hyped Smartisan OS Has Just Launched; What Next?

After lots of bullshit hype that this would somehow “kill off Apple eventually”, China-made Smartisan OS has finally launched.

  • June 17, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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The one-man show that carried Smartisan to stardom in China

To a tech savvy Chinese person, the release of Smartisan T1 wasn’t really about another Android smartphone.

  • June 27, 2014
  • at 10:07 am
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Chinese startup Smartisan unveils China’s newest Android smartphone, the T1

The Smartisan T1 will be priced at RMB 3,000 (US$485) for the 16GB version and RMB 3,150 (US$500) for the 32GB version.

  • May 20, 2014
  • at 10:10 pm
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China-made, Android-based Smartisan OS gets $11.5 million in funding. What’s next? A phone?

Launched earlier this year with insane amounts of hype, China-made Smartisan OS is an Android skin. And that’s it. It’s not a ph...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 5:25 pm
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Smartisan OS, China’s War on Apple, and the Hype Train

Yesterday, China’s Hammer Technologies announced a new mobile operating system called Smartisan OS. At a big, showy press conference t...

  • March 29, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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