Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Samsung Electronic's Galaxy A90 is seen on display at a Samsung store in Seoul, South Korea, November 14, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such as Huawei and Xiaomi but it’s a strategy fraught with risks, people with familiar with the move said. Samsung Electronics, which shut its last in-house Chinese smartphone factory in October, […]

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