Chinese consumer electronics giant Xiaomi has recently begun to promote a press conference that will be held at 7 p.m. on December 1, Beijing time. The Xiaomi 13 smartphone series, the firm's first desktop computer and other products will all be released at the event.
Reports have surfaced recently claiming that some newly released PICO 4 VR devices have defective parts, and that the rapidly expanding ByteDance-owned firm is splitting into factions. On November 28, a PICO spokesperson denied these rumors.
Affected by positioning upgrades, material costs, the continued impact of COVID-19, exchange rate fluctuations and other factors, the unit price of the upcoming Xiaomi 13 smartphone series is expected to increase by 15-20% to around 4,500 yuan ($628).
Chinese smartphone firm OPPO unveiled its Reno 9 series in China on November 24. The lineup includes three models, namely the Reno9, Reno9 Pro, and Reno9 Pro+. OPPO's Enco R Pro TWS headset also appeared at the launch conference.
Chinese drone maker DJI released its T50, T25 and Mavic 3 Multispectral products on November 23, geared at the smart agriculture sector. It also released its first brand film and brand declaration for agricultural business – "Better Growth, Better Life."
The latest vivo X-series flagship smartphones were unveiled in China on November 22. The vivo X90 and X90 Pro are powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9200 chipset while the X90 Pro+ adopts Qualcomm's brand-new SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2.
According to a suspected leak of the packaging for a new product, Xiaomi will probably skip its 13 series and release 14 series directly. However, Wang Hua, general manager of Xiaomi's public relations department, denied the rumor.
Chinese smartphone maker Honor has secured a new round of multi-billion yuan strategic investment. This is its first known major strategic funding since conducting equity financing in December 2021, after it spun off from Chinese tech giant Huawei in November 2020.
After the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform was unveiled, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus announced that its OnePlus 11 model will be equipped with this new platform, as well as with a real-time hardware-accelerated ray tracing solution developed by OPPO and Qualcomm.
During the Snapdragon Summit 2022, Qualcomm Technologies introduced its latest premium mobile platform, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. This new product is set to be adopted by many Chinese smartphone brands, including OPPO, Honor, OnePlus, vivo, Xiaomi, and more.
DJI, a Shenzhen-based drone firm, is expected to release a new model in its Air lineup in the near future, along with a new FPV goggles with Lite in its official name.
At the Golden Rooster Awards ceremony, Jacky Wu, a Chinese actor, director and spokesperson of smartphone maker ZTE, took a photo with Apple's iPhone, which triggered online discussions about whether the action violated the actor's endorsement contract.
During the 2022 World Conference on VR Industry on November 12, He Gang, Chief Operating Officer of Huawei Consumer BG, unveiled Huawei's first smart eyewear product, the "Vision Glass."
On November 11, Shenzhen-based drone manufacturer DJI launched certified refurbished products on its official website for the first time, which currently include the DJI Mini 3 Pro and DJI Pocket 2.
Chinese smartphone maker vivo on November 10 released the second generation of its self-developed V2 imaging chip, and introduced in-depth cooperation with MediaTek involving the use of its Dimensity 9200 chip.
As a strong competitor of Meta's Quest 2 device, a range of new PICO 4 products released this year have earned extensive attention. Now the company is suffering from internal and external challenges.
During its annual developers conference on November 8, Chinese smartphone maker vivo unveiled its Android 13-based OriginOS 3, which commenced internal testing on November 9.
Chinese tech giant Huawei held a launch event on November 2 during which it released its foldable Pocket S smartphone, equipped with a 40MP main camera and HarmonyOS 3.0. The event also saw the unveiling of the Huawei WATCH GT Cyber, a new generation of all-in-one MateStation X, and other products.
DJI, a civilian drone and aerial imaging technology provider based in China, on November 2 unveiled the Mavic 3 Classic, giving creators a new way to experience the Hasselblad camera and flight performance of the firm's Mavic 3 Series.
On November 2, the Xiaomi 12S Ultra Concept Edition was officially unveiled, which features a unique rear camera setup that includes a removable Leica lens for enhanced photography. Xiaomi and German camera maker Leica jointly released the Xiaomi 12S Ultra in July this year.