China Is About To Cause An Android Flood - gHacks Tech News

China Is About To Cause An Android Flood

If there’s a good piece of technology doing its rounds around the world, you can rest assured that small, unknown Chinese companies are likely to try their hands at it.

It happened with the iPod, the iPhone and now it is time it happened to Android. No. I am not talking about some freak phone that looks like an iPhone but runs Android. I am talking about actual Android phones that are about to burst forth from Shenzhen, China.

According to a news article on ce.cn, local manufacturers in China have been stealthily getting ready to explode on to the Android market. And explode they are going to even if only by their sheer numbers.

android

Apparently, these companies have actually been hiring Android experts in order to make sure that they know what they are doing. These experts come from companies like Samsung in order to lend their in-depth know-how to these small manufacturers.

R&D is apparently happening rapidly because the phones are expected to hit the markets some time in 2010. So you can expect a flood of Android phones in 2010 that range from boring to bizarre and beyond.

This is something I love about Chinese manufacturers. They hardly sell outside their premises and yet no technology is too big or too new for them. If it is technically possible, they will do not. So what if you don’t need 4 cameras on your mobile handset or slots for 4 SIM cards? It is technically possible and they are here to give you the best that modern technology has too offer. Besides, you will have to throw it away after a few months anyway.

Dell's Mini 3i
Dell's Mini 3i

My question right now is this – with so many companies working on a platform that is essentially freely available to them, can we expect at least one decent phone that breaks the mold in some way and manages to run alongside the big players?

Summary
China Is About To Cause An Android Flood
Article Name
China Is About To Cause An Android Flood
Description
According to a news article on ce.cn, local manufacturers in China have been stealthily getting ready to explode on to the Android market
Author
Publisher
Ghacks Technology News
Logo

We need your help

Advertising revenue is falling fast across the Internet, and independently-run sites like Ghacks are hit hardest by it. The advertising model in its current form is coming to an end, and we have to find other ways to continue operating this site.

We are committed to keeping our content free and independent, which means no paywalls, no sponsored posts, no annoying ad formats or subscription fees.

If you like our content, and would like to help, please consider making a contribution:

Comments

There are no comments on this post yet, be the first one to share your thoughts!

Leave a Reply

Check the box to consent to your data being stored in line with the guidelines set out in our privacy policy

Please note that your comment may not appear immediately after you post it.