Update news smartphone
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese smartphone brands have been struggling to cement their positions in the market dominated by strong foreign brands with both high-end and mid-range products.
In the high-end market segment, Vietnamese customers have seen a fierce battle between the two giants Samsung and Apple, while in the mid-end market, competition was mostly between Samsung and Oppo.
VietNamNet Bridge - Though Samsung has officially recalled Galaxy Note 7 due to the explosion risk, Vietnamese are still looking to buy the products.
VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnamese are now tending to choose high-end smartphone models instead of cheaper Chinese phones Huawei, Vivo and Xiaomi.
VietNamNet Bridge - iPhone 7 has yet to be officially distributed in Vietnam, but private shops are selling the phone from unofficial channels.
VietNamNet Bridge - Sources all say that Nokia has been hurrying to employ and train workers to prepare for its return to Vietnam.
VietNamNet Bridge - In 2016, the global smartphone market witnessed the strong rise of brands from China.
VietNamNet Bridge - The solution suggested by the HCMC People’s Committee to prevent the theft of mobile phones by locking stolen phones based on IMEI is not feasible.
VietNamNet Bridge - Reports from market survey firms all show that the sales of feature phones have been higher than those for medium- and high-end products.