VOV.VN - Bkav Technology Group officially launched their latest series of Bphones in Hanoi on May 10, including the Bphone B40, B60, B86, and B86s models, the latest high-end smartphones which have been locally produced by the company.
Vietnam should pen a general plan to shape up an electronics sector with higher value as the industry is currently assembling and processing simple products, according to experts.
Local Internet security firm Bkav began selling its Bphone 3 smartphone in Myanmar on July 4.
Home markets are the biggest markets for Chinese, South Korea, Japanese and Amercian mobile phone manufacturers, but this has not occurred in Vietnam.
Vietnamese businesses are still pursuing ambitious plans to make mobile phones and compete with foreign giants in the home market.
Contrary to all predictions, BPhone 3, or the third generation of BPhone, a made-in-Vietnam product of BKAV Corporation, has been praised by domestic experts, who criticized BPhone and BPhone 2.
Vietnam’s cyber security firm BKAV unveiled the third generation of its Bphone on October 10 without a home button, pricing it from US$300.
Following initial success, some Vietnamese businessmen have made daring decisions pouring trillions of dong into huge projects, vowing to turn their conglomerates into businesses of international stature.
The Vietnamese attitude towards BPhone, a mobile phone brand from BKAV, and VinFast, an automobile brand from Vingroup, are quite different, though both are Vietnamese products.
VOV.VN - In early June 2017 Bkav launched the Bphone, which it touts as the first smartphone designed and made in Vietnam.
The Bphone 2017, the next generation of the Vietnamese-made smartphone developed by Hanoi-based Bkav, is finally being released this month in its creator’s bid to turn the tide after the notorious failure of the phone’s maiden model in 2015.
With high-end smartphones like Bphone 2 or affordable smartphones like Mobiistar, will Vietnamese smartphones survive amidst the vicious competition?
BPhone 2, a high-end product of BKAV and the first made-in-Vietnam high-end smart phone, is expected to be marketed in August.
While Vietnamese smartphone brands such as Hi-Mobile, BlueFone, F-Mobile, Avio and Zik 3G have left the market, others are thriving despite analysts' predictions.
Though BKAV (Bach Khoa Anti-virus Center) did not succeed with its BPhone, Viettel plans to develop a ‘made-in-Vietnam’ smartphone, targeting the high-end market with a selling price of over US$1,000, according to Tinhte.vn, a leading hi-tech forum.
BKAV started a program recently on the Bphone fanpage that allow customers to exchange their old smartphone for a new Bphone, saying the idea came from consumers.
The Vietnam Information Technology Press Club announced the top ten domestic information and communication technology (ICT) events of 2015.
Tech firm Bkav is seeking new markets for its smartphone,Bphone, after joining meetings with foreign distributors at a recent global summit on mobile telecommunications in Hong Kong, according to Vietnamese media.
Bkav Corporation on May 26 launched its first made-in-Vietnam smartphone, Bphone, which in development for more than four years.