Tag Archive: China


China is already churning out Apple Watch clones

Ahead of the Apple Watch going on sale April 24, the Chinese market is being flooded with fake versions of Apple’s wearable device — many of them bearing an uncanny likeness to Apple’s smartwatch, at a fraction of the cost.… Read more ›

A quarter of all smartphones sold in China are iPhones

One out of every four smartphones sold in urban China was an iPhone during the three months ending January 2015, according to sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. The impressive stats only serve to underline what we’ve been pointing out for upwards… Read more ›

Apple reveals new gorgeous West Lake store in China

Apple’s architectural firm, Foster + Partners, released pictures of the gorgeous new West Lake store in Hangzhou that was recently completed. The new Apple Store was covered by an incredible mural during construction, but the finished all-glass facade is even more stunning.… Read more ›

Why Apple Watch will wrap up luxury market in China

China’s elite class overwhelmingly prefers Apple products for gift giving, even more so than luxury fashion brands like Gucci and Chanel. An interesting survey conducted by Hurun asked 376 Mainland Chinese millionaires about their buying habits, and their responses also… Read more ›

Apple took the top spot for smartphone sales in China last quarter for the first time in the company’s history, reports financial research firm Canalys. To accomplish the stunning feat, Apple leapfrogged Samsung, Huawei, and Xiaomi, thanks to the sales… Read more ›

Apple now sells more iPhones in China than the U.S.

China may have been a bit late to the iPhone 6 party due to a drawn-out regulatory approval period, but it seems the wait was worth it — both for Chinese customers and Tim Cook’s wallet. Ahead of what should… Read more ›

An idiot’s guide to smuggling iPhones into China

You don’t need a smartphone app to tell you that taping dozens of iPhones to your body might set off alarms. So it’s hard to know what a Hong Kong man was thinking when he tried to walk through a… Read more ›

When Apple comes up with an iconic design for an Apple Store, it often likes to replicate it elsewhere. Just like the glass cube created for the company’s Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York has also popped up in… Read more ›

If you happen to be one of our few Chinese readers, good news! Apple has just announced that LTE-equipped versions of the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 2 will be coming to China later this week! Here’s the official… Read more ›

Apple is still trying to get a license for Apple Pay in China, but its new friends at Alibaba are bringing Touch ID payments to the mainstream in China today, with an update to the popular Alipay app that gives… Read more ›