14 Oct 2011
On 13 October, China Telecom in collaboration with Huawei celebrated that its e-Surfing large screen RMB1,000 smartphone C8650 achieved a record sales of over one million units in 60 days since its launch, successfully putting a new milestone in China's smartphone market and surpassing its earlier record set by Huawei C8500's sales of over one million units in 100 days. This success further fuels and demonstrates its leadership in the smartphone market.
It is understood that from January to September this year, e-Surfing 3G smartphones have already registered sales of over ten million units. For the single month of September, a record high of two million units sales of smartphone was achieved. Before the end of this year, China Telecom will launch more new models of large screen RMB1,000 smartphones in active collaboration with various handset partners, including Huawei, to further drive smartphone penetration and enhance customer's 3G experience.