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nasimson
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12/3/2015 | 10:39:15 PM
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The number of 27 million in a quarter does not mean much. More meaningful number would be the number of global shipments. That would tell how BIG a global giant is Huawei in smart phones. On a similar note, "China Mobile is the biggest mobile company in the world". To this fact if we add another fact "China Mobile operates in only two markets: China and Pakistan". This changes the whole context.
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11/30/2015 | 11:08:53 PM
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I think Huawei new smartphones are really impressive.  I think if samsung doesn't provide new features, this brand will take over as the second most important Smartphone.  I think because China has a huge consumer population they can really reach large number of users.  I'm sure the Chinese government is using methods to promote their national companies over other which may be one of the reason such compay become number 3 quickly.
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11/28/2015 | 10:29:02 PM
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A greater amount of information will be required to make a fair comparison-- specifically the price of the Mate 8 will be needed as it is released across the world.

Currently, I know that the Mate 8 has a price of around $600 in China's market. This price brings it near to the price of the Note 4 that is also selling for around $600. If we compare the Mate 8 with the Note 4 then, at this price point it seems that the Mate 8 is not competitive due to not having an S-Pen. 

The Note 4 has a barometer, gesture, UV, heart rate and SpO2 sensors that are missing from the Mate 8. The Note 4 also provides 50GB of free cloud storage through Dropbox. On the flip side, the Mate 8 has a 4000 mAh battery vs. Note 4's 3220 mAh battery and a slightly larger screen. It all depends upon the price of the Mate 8 that will determine its competitiveness in the market.
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11/28/2015 | 12:10:17 PM
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But I probably would not rush ahead and buy this. I would like to check out reviews on EMUI running on Android M first.
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11/28/2015 | 12:08:28 PM
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That alone sounds so powerful. Feels Iron Man-ey. Other than that it has got probably more than what other flagships are offering. And thanks to Huawei's sell online policy on the Indian E-Retailer Flipkart has done really good for the company.


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