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Samsung, Oppo lead Vietnamese smartphone market

Samsung and Oppo combined comprise half of the Vietnamese smartphone market, according to IDC.

Made-in-Vietnam 4G feature phones remain popular

Vietnamese-made 4G feature phones could be the choice of many consumers when Vietnam stops servicing 2G.

iPhone has faster internet connection speed than Samsung, Oppo in Vietnam

All five mobile phone models with the highest average internet connection speed in Vietnam in Q1 2022 were Apple products.

Mobile World to open new retail chain selling only Apple products

Vietnam’s big retailer Mobile World has announced that its TopZone chain will sell Apple products only.

Smartphone market narrows, IoT opens up

When VinSmart announced the withdrawal from the smartphone market, Nguyen Tu Quang, CEO of BKAV Corporation, the manufacturer of BPhone, showed his regret.

Vietnamese iPhone 13 fans choose Sierra Blue

iPhone 13 series have been launched into the market with two additional colors this year.

The rise of China's cheap smartphones

Inexpensive Chinese smartphones from Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, One Plus and Realme are gradually knocking out big names like LG, Samsung or even Apple.

Vietnam manufactures 54.4 million mobile phones in Q1

More than 54 million mobile phones were produced in Vietnam in the first three months of 2021. The phone and phone component industry also earned revenue of over US$14 billion in the same period.

Nearly 60 million subscribers only use voice and message services nationwide

Nearly 60 million mobile phone subscribers in Vietnam are using only voice and message services reported the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Mid-end, affordable smartphones saw higher sales in 2020

The impressive growth of Vsmart, a Vietnamese brand, was the highlight of the Vietnamese smartphone market in 2020.

Network operators offer customers a subsidy for smartphones

Around 22 million subscribers out of total 130 million mobile phone subscribers in Vietnam use 2G, according to the Authority of Telecommunications (AOT).

Photo of Google’s made-in-Vietnam smartphone Pixel 4a leaked

This is Google’s latest smartphone model, which was first introduced to the market in early August after multiple delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is Digiworld seeking from strategic cooperation with Apple?

Digiworld Corporation has embarked on strategic cooperation with Apple, though purchasing power in Vietnam is showing signs of slowdown.

Google, Microsoft accelerate shifting production to Vietnam

Google and Microsoft are accelerating efforts to shift production from China to Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, amid the worsening novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) outbreak, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.

58% of Samsung smartphone revenue comes from Vietnam: PM

Around 50% of Samsung's smartphones and tablets are produced in Vietnam and exported to 128 countries and territories.

Will Foxconn's expansion lead to iPhone production in Vietnam?

The expansion of Foxconn's investment in Vietnam may lead to the eventual production of iPhones in the country.

Four Vietnam's VinSmart phones rolled out in Russia

Four smartphones produced by VinSmart, a subsidiary of Vietnamese property and retail conglomerate Vingroup, have officially hit stores in Russia.

One plus two equals Wi-Fi

Most students hate studying, but they love surfing the web with their smartphones, so one teacher in An Giang Province has come up with a novel way of combining the two.

Fire-prevention software used effectively in northern Vietnam

Forest management officials in the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang are now using a forest fire-warning software on their smartphones as part of fire-prevention and efficiency measures.

Smartphones deprive kids of their childhood: educators

Many families are relying on smartphones to educate their children, but this is inadvisable, experts say.