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Chinese Google rival Baidu builds its own Android platform Yi, Dell will back it up with hardware

0. phoneArena posted on 06 Sep 2011, 02:59

And just like that another OS based on the Android platform has emerged: the Yi operating system. Why is it different? First of all, it targets China…

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posted on 06 Sep 2011, 03:56

1. cadet (unregistered)

The only problem is there will be a log of privacy issues in general
But it is a good start for china

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 04:16 1

2. nyamo (Posts: 274; Member since: 19 Mar 2011)

a global market share seems slightly unrealistic IMO with an already crowded market. hell even MS is having problems penetrating market share right now. but this may indeed take off in china and possibly some other asian nations. but being a chinese product my only major concern would be with privacy

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 04:22

3. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Huh. Kinda makes you wonder what Dell has in store for it's Android/W7 handsets, which were only sold through it's website and only mildly recieved. I had heard of a Venue Pro update for W7 Mango, but haven't seen any solid plans. Heard nothing as far as an update to it's Android offerings. Could Dell be looking at this and thinking it is a better bet?

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 07:15 2

7. Blueberry (Posts: 7; Member since: 14 Aug 2011)

China land of hackers and piracy, seriously how could people trust this s**t os called YI...

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 07:43

8. HiTz (unregistered)

Hey did anybody noticed the all the cell phones used in this commercial were iPhone 3GS.......now they r officially gonna use fake iPhones in ads.......i smell a suite........:P

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 08:15

9. display (unregistered)

omg.i wanna go to china!

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 08:19 1

10. yi os (unregistered)

wtf!?is that for real, all phones are iphone with yi os? looool

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 09:11 3

11. Goldeneye (Posts: 419; Member since: 22 Jan 2011)

Is anybody surprised? Good old China copying and stealing everyone else's work

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 09:13

12. joey18 (Posts: 595; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)

Sorry is china when everthing is pooooosss b ask apple why s ... Samsung for copycats

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 10:27

13. Phullofphil (Posts: 805; Member since: 10 Feb 2009)

They could be samsung phones not iPhones lol

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 11:08

14. Mooooo (Posts: 212; Member since: 27 Aug 2011)

Linux grows

posted on 06 Sep 2011, 21:19 1

16. xmRipper (Posts: 3; Member since: 16 Feb 2011)

rofl everything in China is clone, what a shame to live in such a country.

even the people are clone! but their eyes uncloak it :P

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