Vsmart phones will be launched on December 14 at the Vincom Centre Landmark 81 in HCM City. — Photo courtesy of VingroupViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Property developer Vingroup will officially launch its Vsmart smartphones on December 14 at the Vincom Centre Landmark 81 in HCM City. The phones are being manufactured at the VinFast automobile and electric motorbike manufacturing complex in Đình Vũ-Cát Hải industrial park in the northern port city of Hải Phòng. The factory has a capacity of five million products per year for the first stage and is certified to achieve ISO 9001: 2015 quality management. The whole plant is designed and constructed according to international standard IPC-A-610. The production environment is fully controlled in temperature, humidity, and electrostatic discharge control as well as air purity to ensure the highest quality of product. VinSmart technology is developed on the basis of … [Read more...] about Vingroup to launch smartphone Vsmart next week
VietNamNet Bridge - If a third Samsung facility is built, Vietnam will be involved more deeply in Samsung’s huge supply chain, according to Nguyen Van Toan, deputy chair of the Vietnam Association of Foreign Invested Enterprises (VAFIEs). Thelec quoted its sources as reporting that Samsung would set up another smartphone plant in Vietnam. Vietnamese enterprises have no other choice than to upgrade and take full advantage of Samsung’s training to develop. In addition, they must have enough capital to buy technologies. The investment expansion by a giant like Samsung will bring big benefits. Most importantly, analysts see the possibility of Vietnamese enterprises taking part more deeply in Samsung’s supply chain. RELATED NEWS Vietnam’s economy growing well despite Samsung’s production changes Mid-tier smartphone segment heats up with new arrivals Mai Lan … [Read more...] about Will Samsung set up a third smartphone facility in Vietnam?
VietNamNet Bridge - Lesser known and new smartphone brands have been making every effort to increase their presence in Vietnam. However, analysts believe they are not strong enough to change the market. One of the most noteworthy events in the smartphone market in September was that Realme, a sub-brand of Oppo, announced it had 1 million users in India. This is expected to pave the way for it to enter the first markets in Southeast Asia – Indonesia and Vietnam. Officially introducing new models, Realme 2 and 2 Pro in Vietnam in mid-October, Realme has joined the fierce competition in the smartphone market. Targeting the low-cost smartphone market segment, Realme 2 is considered a rival to Xiaomi, Huawei and Samsung. A report from The Gioi Di Dong, the largest mobile phone distribution chain, found that 13 out of 15 bestselling smartphone models in the third quarter were products of Samsung and Oppo. Meanwhile, FPT Shop also reported that 4 out of 5 bestsellers at the … [Read more...] about Smartphone market: new brands heat up race
Vinsmart will start producing smartphones from this quarter. The Vinsmart factory in the Dinh Vu-Cat Hai Economic Zone On October 11, 2018, Haiphong Economic Zone Management Unit granted an investment certificate for Vinsmart JSC to develop a factory producing mobile phones and electronic household products at the Dinh Vu-Cat Hai Economic Zone, Haiphong city. The total investment of the project is registered at VND1.5 trillion ($65.2 million) and the facility will be based on an area of 10,000 square metres. The factory aims to manufacture five million products per year from 2020, including 300,000 smartphones, and electronic household products under the Vinsmart brand, both for the domestic and export markets. The project will be put into operation in the end of this year. Vingroup’s two factories, Vinfast and Vinsmart, both located in Haiphong will change the city vista tremendously. Earlier on July 5, Vinsmart signed a strategic partnership agreement with Spanish … [Read more...] about Vinsmart to begin smartphone production within this quarter
“With infinity screen, bokeh camera to blur background, water resistance and reasonable price, BPhone 3 is really impressive,” GenK, a technology website commented. “With BPhone 3, Vietnamese finally have something to be proud of”, another article said. Unlike its predecessor BPhone launched in 2015 and BPhone 2 in 2017, BPhone 3 has received compliments since it was officially introduced in early October. On technology fans’ forums, members commented that BPhone 3 can compete with other rivals in the same segment. While BPhone and BPhone 2 were described as having beautiful design but having no special features, BPhone 3 has original features. About the design, GenK reported that BPhone 3 has a very thin lower screen border, thinner than all other products of the same segment. The upper border is a bit thick, creating a feeling of disproportion. However, due to the limitations of LCD technology, this is something expected. “There is nothing to … [Read more...] about BPhone 3 – the smartphone model made in Vietnam