The second-largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world: Extremely successful, but unknown

Apple and Samsung are known by everyone, but who has really ever heard of BBK Electronics? Although in Germany, virtually unknown, is one of the largest Smartphone producers in the world, with a market share of around 20 percent. Who is behind the BBK?


BBK Electronics: no one knows the huge group

If in a German pedestrian zone, a survey of BBK Electronics carried out, would, then, most of the respondents are likely to just shrug. It is somewhat different, perhaps, if not to the parent company, but according to the individual brands of 1995 in the Chinese Chang’an company, founded in would asked: OnePlus, Oppo, Vivo and Realme are all BBK Electronics.

How to successfully BBK Electronics is power a view of the global market share clearly. Here, the group is now around 20 percent and has been able to outperform in the third quarter of 2020 and even Huawei. Only Samsung, with 22 per cent before the Chinese competition. About Oppo, Vivo and Realme alone were sold in the third quarter of the year 2020 all the 76.8 million Smartphones. For comparison: during The same period, Apple sold 41.7 million iPhones.

The greatest achievements celebrates BBK in the home country of China, but also in India and Russia, the group’s products are extremely popular. Smartphones are only a small part of the product portfolio. In Russia, BBK Electronics is on its rather sparse websiteshould be in every third household appliances of the manufacturer. This includes microwaves, televisions, vacuum cleaners and Stereo systems, among others.

Even the best China cell phones of the year, smartphone of BBK Electronics you can find:

BBK Electronics: mobile phone technologies be shared

Even if it is in the chief days of Oppo, Vivo and OnePlus always happy, it is emphasized that the individual brands to operate completely independently of each other, in reality a different language. Technologies are shared between the brands. New features appear often in the case of Smartphones from Oppo and Vivo before they are taken over by OnePlus.

Duan Yongping, founder of BBK Electronics, was already before the founding of the company, a Yuan billionaire. He is regarded as the inventor of the “Subor”console, which was in China as a competitor to the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was extremely successful.