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iPhone buzz has China's smartphone brands thinking smaller

Huawei, Vivo and Oppo downsize their forecasts; LeEco may call it quits

TAIPEI Apple's Chinese rivals are bracing for the iPhone 8 onslaught.

Industry sources told the Nikkei Asian Review that the top three Chinese smartphone brands -- Oppo, Huawei and Vivo -- recently slashed their shipment forecasts for the full year due to growing excitement over the iPhone's 10th anniversary lineup.

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