Google's taking an "if you can't beat 'em, join 'em" approach to leaks.
The tech giant sells three times more phones than Apple in China. It has developed into a smartphone superpower in the last five years.
Marketplace's smartphone blind taste test found Huawei and Motorola outperformed, and Apple underperformed.
The company's loss in federal court could require it to overhaul its business model, depriving the U.S. industry-leading semiconductor maker of next-generation R&D funds.
Apple prices can be an issue, but many Chinese still consider the devices prestigious.
Chinese smartphone makers are getting bigger, even without the American market.