How Apple Lost China to Two Unknown Local Smartphone Makers

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  • Oppo and Vivo offer subsidies to sales representatives
  • They became top vendors in China thanks to rural expansion

How China's Oppo, Vivo Are Pushing Apple iPhone Aside

Two years ago, Oppo and Vivo couldn’t crack the top five in China’s smartphone market. Now they outrank everyone after elbowing Apple aside, thanks to people like Cheng Xiaoning.

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