Chinese smartphone brand realme released its realme 10 Pro and 10 Pro+ smartphone models globally on December 8. The brand has also announced its new "SPIRE Strategy."
On December 8, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO announced that its OPPO INNO DAY 2022 will be held on December 14 and 15, when the company will release a new technology strategy and the Find N2 series of foldable smartphones.
After declaring that it will unveil a series of monitors on December 12, Chinese electronics brand OnePlus announced that it will cooperate with Keychron to launch a mechanical keyboard supporting full customization.
Since Honor announced the completion of a new round of financing in November this year, rumors about the Chinese smartphone maker's upcoming reverse takeover have been raging.
Chinese consumer electronics giant Xiaomi has recently begun to promote a press conference that will be held at 7 p.m. on December 1, Beijing time. The Xiaomi 13 smartphone series, the firm's first desktop computer and other products will all be released at the event.
Affected by positioning upgrades, material costs, the continued impact of COVID-19, exchange rate fluctuations and other factors, the unit price of the upcoming Xiaomi 13 smartphone series is expected to increase by 15-20% to around 4,500 yuan ($628).
Chinese smartphone firm OPPO unveiled its Reno 9 series in China on November 24. The lineup includes three models, namely the Reno9, Reno9 Pro, and Reno9 Pro+. OPPO's Enco R Pro TWS headset also appeared at the launch conference.
Xiaomi released its financial report for the third quarter of 2022 on November 23. Its revenue in the period was 70.47 billion yuan ($9.87 billion), down 9.7% year-on-year. Net profits were -1.476 billion yuan, while adjusted net profits were 2.117 billion yuan, down 59.1% year-on-year.
The latest vivo X-series flagship smartphones were unveiled in China on November 22. The vivo X90 and X90 Pro are powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9200 chipset while the X90 Pro+ adopts Qualcomm's brand-new SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
According to a suspected leak of the packaging for a new product, Xiaomi will probably skip its 13 series and release 14 series directly. However, Wang Hua, general manager of Xiaomi's public relations department, denied the rumor.
Chinese smartphone maker Honor has secured a new round of multi-billion yuan strategic investment. This is its first known major strategic funding since conducting equity financing in December 2021, after it spun off from Chinese tech giant Huawei in November 2020.
After the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform was unveiled, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced that its OnePlus 11 model will be equipped with this new platform, as well as with a real-time hardware-accelerated ray tracing solution developed by OPPO and Qualcomm.
During the Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm Technologies introduced its latest premium mobile platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This new product is set to be adopted by many Chinese smartphone brands, including OPPO, Honor, OnePlus, vivo, Xiaomi, and more.
At the Golden Rooster Awards ceremony, Jacky Wu, a Chinese actor, director and spokesperson of smartphone maker ZTE, took a photo with Apple's iPhone, which triggered online discussions about whether the action violated the actor's endorsement contract.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo on November 10 released the second generation of its self-developed V2 imaging chip, and introduced in-depth cooperation with MediaTek involving the use of its Dimensity 9200 chip.
During its annual developers conference on November 8, Chinese smartphone maker vivo unveiled its Android 13-based OriginOS 3, which commenced internal testing on November 9.
Foxconn, Apple's largest iPhone foundry, said on November 7 that it is working hard to resume full production at its Zhengzhou factory as soon as possible, and lowered its fourth-quarter performance forecast.
At the 2022 Huawei Developer Conference held on November 4, the Chinese tech giant announced that it will release the HarmonyOS 4 next year and that Alipay, an online payment platform, has been officially connected to the HarmonyOS Ecology.
On November 2, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra Concept Edition was officially unveiled, which features a unique rear camera setup that includes a removable Leica lens for enhanced photography. Xiaomi and German camera maker Leica jointly released the Xiaomi 12S Ultra in July this year.
Chinese telecoms and consumer electronics giant Huawei unveiled a new budget smartphone model called the nova Y61 for the global market on November 1.