In an interview yesterday with Financial Times, Liu Chuanzhi, president of Lenovo, characterized Steve Jobs as "a big pearl" and said that his company is lucky that Apple does not give much focus to the Chinese market.
"If Apple worked as hard in China as we did, we would be in trouble," he said, saying that Ma's products have the same "Halo effect" in the land of the spring roll as they do elsewhere. The big limitation, for Jobs's company, is the low availability of its iProducts for l.
Although Apple today has only two official Retail Stores open in China, at least one entrepreneur already plans to open more than 100 resellers of Ma products in China in the coming years.
Chinese firm, Lenovo currently dominates the Chinese computer market, with around 30% market share. Worldwide, it ranks fourth, with 8.6% of market share.