Android smartphones dropped at a rate much higher than anticipated, models with a 10,000-yen range also without conditions
In September 2008HTC pioneers the world "G1" announcedSince then,MotorolaYaSony EricssonMajor manufacturers such asGoogle's own entryIt is a smartphone that adopted Google 's mobile phone OS "Android" in the spotlight, but it became clear that it is falling at a speed faster than the initial expectation.
Even though there are no conditions such as two-year contract, models that can be purchased at the 10,000 yen range have also appeared.
Details are as below.
Android phone prices dropping faster than expected, Taiwan makers say
According to this article, Taiwanese and Chinese mobile phone makers are now competing for price over market share, Android smartphone prices are falling at a speed much higher than expected.
And Huawei Technologies, a mobile phone manufacturer with headquarters in Shenzhen, China, is a Android smartphone introducing strategic price for the UK market "Pulse MiniWe will release it from April.
"Pulse Mini" is a successor to "Pulse" released in the fourth quarter of 2009, while the price was "Pulse" was 180 pounds (about 20 4700 yen), while "Pulse Mini" It is very cheap as 100 pounds (about 13,700 yen). In addition, it is SIM free model which is not subject to conditions such as 2 year contract with mobile phone company at the time of purchase.
This is "Pulse Mini". Model equipped with 2.8 inch QVGA liquid crystal, autofocus 3.2 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11 b / g compatible wireless LAN, microSDHC card slot etc
By the way, in order to avoid intense price competition in the low-end model against these price competition, Taiwanese cell phone manufacturer insists on focusing on high-end models.
in Mobile, Posted by darkhorse_log