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Opinion: Underdogs rising to the top of China’s smartphone market won’t stay there for long unless they focus on R&D and M&A

4 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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ppo and Vivo overtook Xiaomi in terms of their share of China's smartphone market, but the ease of reproducing products and designs, as well as the decreasing number of smaller firms in the competitive landscape, means it is "even more imperative to get to the top, and to build the walls that will keep you there," writes Tim Culpan.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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