New competitors have started to come to Samsung, which alone dominates the foldable smartphone market. Chinese brands such as Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi will launch their foldable smartphones in the third quarter of this year!
foldable smart phone first brand that comes to mind Samsung‘Stop. Foldable smartphone technology could not make a big attack outside of Samsung. However, this situation will change in the future and it seems that other brands will enter the competitive market. The most notable among them are Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi such as Chinese smartphone manufacturers.
Samsung continues to work with all its might to present new foldable smartphones, especially in the third quarter. It has been reported that Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi accelerated the work and wanted to catch up with the Samsung company. At the end of this year, it seems that many brands will have foldable smartphones on the market.
Samsung, Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi Bring New Foldable Smartphones
Incoming newsAccording to Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo will launch different models of foldable smartphones in the third quarter of this year. Xiaomi’s first foldable smartphone, Mi Mix Fold, is currently available on the market with a price of $ 1500.
Now the company plans to release a new version that will cost less and have an affordable price tag. We don’t yet know what concessions the company has to make in order to lower the price tag.
It is also not fully disclosed what the new foldable devices of Oppo and Vivo will be. The Oppo brand will hypothetically launch a smartphone with a sliding screen. The company showed a prototype of such a device at the end of last year. It is said that Oppo may prefer a more classic version of a smartphone with a flexible screen. Because producing an expensive device with “expanding” display technology can be a failure.
Oppo Reportedly Becoming More Popular Than Vivo, Huawei, and Xiaomi Brands Within China
China is one of the largest and most competitive smartphone markets. Oppo is reportedly leading the way in smartphone sales this year, ahead of Chinese giants like Vivo, Huawei and Xiaomi.
Oppo has increased its presence in China’s smartphone market to 21 percent, according to research firm Counterpoint Research. Owning 20 percent of the market, Vivo ranked second as the closest company to the Oppo brand. Huawei, Apple and Xiaomi share the third place at the same time and come to the fore with a 16% share.
Counterpoint states that Oppo has increased its sales in the Chinese market by 26 percent compared to last year. It is also reported that more than 65 percent of all smartphones sold in China in the fourth quarter of 2020 support 5G.
According to analysts, Oppo has achieved great success through the Reno 5 series smartphones released by the company. Offering its users a wide range of functionality at a lower price than its predecessors, the device surpassed its competitors.
With this, Oppo has taken over the high-end affordable device market in China. The company’s position in the middle price segment was strengthened by the successful A-series. In addition, Huawei’s fall also benefited Oppo.
Previously, Huawei was the undisputed leader of the Chinese mobile market. But since August last year, sales of the brand’s smartphones have been steadily falling.