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Chinese billionaire who toppled Apple in China

Publicity-shy Duan Yongping flooded Chinese market with cheaper Oppo and Vivo phones

A visitor looking at the Oppo F1 Plus FC Barcelona special edition mobile phone at the Mobile World Congress on March 1.


DUAN Yongping is convinced Tim Cook didn't have a clue who he was when they first met a couple of years ago. The Apple boss probably does now.

Mr Duan is the reclusive billionaire who founded Oppo and Vivo, the twin smartphone brands that dealt the world's largest company a...

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