Huawei fell out of the top five again; TSMC changed its tune again; China Mobile and Nokia cooperated;

Huawei falls out of the top five again

Global mobile phone sales ranking in the first three quarters of 2021:

Although Samsung’s development in China was hindered, the global market was not affected. This time, the sales volume ranked first, with global sales of 210 million units in the first three quarters of 2021.

With the release of the iPhone 13, Apple overtook Xiaomi and returned to the second place at the last moment, with global sales of 148 million units in the first three quarters of 2021.

Xiaomi’s market share has not changed much compared with last year, ranking third behind Apple by a slight disadvantage, with global sales of 146 million units in the first three quarters of 2021.

OPPO retained its fourth position by virtue of its advantages in the first half of the year, with global sales of 104 million units in the first three quarters of 2021.

VIVO is accelerating its deployment in the global market, with global sales of 103 million units in the first three quarters of 2021, ranking fifth.

Huawei was greatly affected by chip restrictions and fell out of the top five.

South Korea’s massive internet outage

Starting at 11:20 a.m. on October 25, local time, a large-scale network disconnection occurred across South Korea, lasting nearly 40 minutes. At that time, the wired and wireless networks of Korea Telecom (KT) were unable to be connected, resulting in the inability of companies, restaurants, and ordinary households across the country to access the Internet. On the afternoon of the same day, KT officially issued a statement saying that the cause of the disconnection was found to be a “setting error” rather than an attack, but it did not specifically explain where the settings went wrong.

China Mobile Nokia Cooperation

Yesterday, China Mobile and Nokia renewed the strategic cooperation framework agreement through video signing. On the basis of existing cooperation, the two parties will face future development and long-term cooperation, jointly explore development opportunities in emerging business areas, and carry out in-depth cooperation in the fields of basic business, 6G, cloud-network integration practice, 5G industry network capability planning, and international business. Promote the sustainable development of the industry.

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OPPO and VIVO jointly build cars?

Huawei and Xiaomi are both building cars, so what about OPPO and vivo? Will the mobile phone giants meet again in the car market?

Sun Yanbiao, chairman of Rising Sun Data, broke the news to the “IT Times” reporter that vivo and OPPO did not build cars independently, but directly operated by Duan Yongping, the “godfather” of the OV department. “Duan Yongping will lead the establishment of a brand new company,” said Sun Yanbiao. “The funders are OPPO, vivo and Xiaocai, as well as Duan Yongping himself.” Sun Yanbiao revealed that Duan Yongping has returned to China.

In order to verify whether the news is true, the “IT Times” reporter asked OPPO and vivo companies for verification. In response to the news that OPPO and vivo have jointly built cars, OPPO insiders said that this statement is “unreliable” and there is currently no information to disclose. Vivo denied the possibility of the three joint car manufacturers, saying that the three are independent entities and do not have any equity relationship. Vivo also said that it will continue to focus on its main business area, which is smartphones.

TSMC changed its mouth again

A few days ago, media reports said that TSMC will submit the trade secrets requested by the US on time. For a while, the voices such as “TSMC has yielded” and “TSMC has compromised” were heard endlessly. On the morning of October 25, TSMC responded: “The company has been actively cooperating and providing support to all stakeholders for a long time to overcome the challenges of global semiconductor supply. As the company’s general counsel said a few days ago: ‘TSMC will not provide Confidential data, and will not do anything to harm the interests of customers and shareholders.’”

The profits of the three major operators have soared

Recently, the three major operators have released their third-quarter performance reports, and the report card is very beautiful – both revenue and profit have increased significantly.

China Mobile: Revenue was 648.6 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 12.9%; net profit was 87.2 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 6.9%.

China Unicom: Revenue was 244.4 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 8.5%; net profit was 12.9 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 19.4%.

China Telecom: Revenue was 326.5 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 12.3%; net profit was 23.3 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 24.7%.

5G mobile phone

Sources say Huawei Mate 50 series supply chain has made a major breakthrough

According to blogger @pengpengdigitaljun: “Huawei Mate 50 series has made a major breakthrough in supply, and it will arrive as scheduled in the future.” In terms of configuration, Huawei Mate 50 series may be the first to be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 898 chip 4G version. It has also been revealed that the series will be equipped with an LTPO screen with the same technology as the iPhone 13 Pro series, supporting an adaptive refresh rate, which can not only achieve 120Hz high refresh rate, but also save more power.

Internet of Things

The scale of China’s Internet of Things industry exceeds 2.4 trillion yuan

China News Service, Wuxi, October 24 (Reporter Sun Quan) On October 23, Wang Zhijun, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, said in Wuxi, Jiangsu that by the end of 2020, the scale of China’s Internet of Things industry has exceeded 2.4 trillion yuan, and related patents have accumulated The number of applications exceeded 10,000, basically forming a complete industrial chain covering intelligent perception, information transmission and processing, and application services.

Investment and Financing

Xianji Semiconductor completed nearly 100 million yuan of pre-A round of financing

On October 22, 2021, SynTao Ventures was officially informed: Shanghai Xianji Semiconductor Technology Co., Ltd. completed a pre-A round of financing of nearly 100 million yuan, led by SMIC Juyuan, Dongfang Rongshi (Dongfang Electronics Affiliated Fund) and Chuangtu Invest with investment.

Xianji Semiconductor provides users with products such as microcontrollers, microprocessors, peripheral chips, development tools and ecosystems, as well as high-performance embedded semiconductor solutions.

The company’s existing team has worked in well-known multinational companies for more than ten years, and has completed the design of more than 10 MCUs and MPUs. The product process nodes range from 90nm, 40nm, 28nm, to 14nm. It has successfully designed a tape-out many times, and the product quality standard span Covering automotive, industrial to consumer.

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