China’s road to digital transformation is quite different from other markets as the consumer internet is driving the development of industrial internet, according to a report co-released by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Alibaba, and Baidu. To a certain extent, Chinese consumers have led a highly digital daily life. 20% of households in first- and […]
The number of connected devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) on Xiaomi’s IoT platform reached approximately 150.9 million units in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 193.2%. Xiaomi AI assistant Xiaoai had been installed and activated on more than 100 million smart devices as of December 31, 2018, and had over 38.8 million monthly active users in […]
Xiaomi claimed to reach 100 million units of Mi power banks sales as of January 8, 2019 since its 1st generation became available in 2013. Xiaomi also took the opportunity to launch the latest 3rd-generation Mi Power Bank with a 20,000 mAh capacity and an affordable price of 199 yuan (US$29.42).
China had 1.51 billion units active smart devices in Q2 2018, a growth of 4.1%. The domestic brands accounted for 69% of the total smart devices, 95% of which are Android devices. Check out the top brands and market shares. The top 10 smart devices ranking didn’t change in this quarter. Apple still took the […]
Chinese consumers aged between 15 and 49 years have a stronger passion for high tech products than those aged over 50, according to a report from Gfk. For 28% of consumers who aged between 15 and 19 years, having the latest household electronics is of equal importance as luxury cars or a second car. That […]
WeChat published eight solutions for hardware device integration, including air-conditioner, toys, routers, home appliance, television, recharge equipments, health care and wearbale devices.
Baidu launched a smart watch OS based on Android called Duwear, providing UI, interactivity and various applications.
Baidu launched its first client-side for smart watch — Baidu Watch V1.0 at the end of December 2014. Baidu Watch v1.0 is the search client-side developed for Google’s Android Wear according to the official news. In terms of Baidu Watch’s functions, it is mainly used with voice search and the search results can be optimized for […]
Baidu revealed its smart bike DuBike prototype, developed by Baidu Deep Learning Lab.
Baidu unveiled another smart device called Baidu Kuaiso, or Baidu Chopstick Search in addition to BaiduEye at Baidu World 2014 conference. It can detect harmful health cooking oil and tell the difference between Fuji apple and Gala apple.
Recently, one of China’s famous Wemedia Newhard learned from various channels that Wechat has been officially involved in the smart hardware market.
JD launched a crowdfunding platform today with 12 smart hardware and fashion culture products.
iQiyi, a video provider now owned by Baidu, jointly announced with China’s biggest TV manufacturer TCL to launch 48 inch TV+, also known as internet TV. According to iResearch, iQiyi and PPS (Baidu acquired PPS this May) monthly users reached 358 million, is the biggest video platform in China. Data showed that TCL has 25.2% […]
According to IDC’s latest data in the quarterly report, China’s smart device (including desktop, laptop, tablet PC and smartphone) shipment will reach 390 million in 2013, with the YoY growth of 33.1%. Influenced by the rapid growth of smartphone market, China smart device shipment is estimated to reach 560 million units.