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george.leopold
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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
george.leopold   11/8/2012 7:11:49 PM
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The aging engineer Jiang Zemin is still maneuvering in Beijing: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/08/world/asia/jiang-zemin-ex-leader-of-china-asserts-sway-over-top-posts.html?hp

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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
suntan   11/8/2012 10:13:30 PM
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Shanzai literally means built in a hut deep in the mountain. Sounds pretty ugly, but most of Shanzai (smart) phones do have label, only that we have not heard of it in the west.

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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
sprite0022   11/9/2012 12:25:56 AM
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this article shows how disconnected junko to china. the brands are a fingertip a way, ???(MALATA)??(Newsmy)??(Viewsonic)??(HASEE)HTC??(BenQ)??(Hisense)??(MediaPad)???(ARNOVA)SMPe? http://www.360buy.com/products/670-671-2694.html

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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
gasdfnq   11/9/2012 2:59:16 PM
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i don't agree, i think Junko did great job to research China industry and market. your list is just part of brands, they came from Shanzhai, but there are more output we have never known coz they are labeled with many many brands exported. we can find some in X-cargo

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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
junko.yoshida   11/9/2012 3:40:59 PM
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The white box market is exciting and mysterious at the same time. As gasdfnq mentioned, one tablet design can be turned into products bearing a countless number of brands. Figuring out the numbers is tough for many market research firms.

sprite0022
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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
sprite0022   11/10/2012 2:02:41 PM
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He added that Chinese consumers "have similar tastes and demands as those living in the developed world. They don’t really buy these low-end tablets. They buy iPad or Samsung.” Ok, here is one more example, the above statement is just a joke. she really believed and quoted it...

sprite0022
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re: Yoshida in China: 'Shanzhai' clouds tablet data
sprite0022   11/12/2012 1:02:18 AM
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all the japanese folks 'have similar tastes as prince whales in cars' ie they faovr RR or Bently, but they have to drive a low-end honda fit :(



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