Handheld walkie-talkies currently dominate the market
About 130 walkie-talkie manufacturers in China, Quanzhou and Shenzhen are two important production bases. 70% of the manufacturers settled in Quanzhou, most of them have 20 years of experience in small and medium enterprises, the smaller the industry, brand awareness is not large, the main production of low-end products.
Quanzhou, the majority of interphone manufacturers attack in the low-end market. Private walkie-talkies are low-end products, transmission power less than 0.5W, the relatively small amount of such products, FOB price is about 30 US dollars each. Some large-scale manufacturers can complete the SMT, assembly, quality inspection and packaging processes independently. The mold processes are outsourced to specialized vendors. The chips are mostly from Toshiba, TDK, NEC, Motorola and Panasonic. Well-known manufacturers.
Shenzhen manufacturers are mostly medium and large enterprises, strong, possession of a larger market share, walkie-talkie output ranked first in the country. Most manufacturers can provide handheld walkie-talkies, walkie-talkies and related accessories, handheld walkie-talkie's market share has more than 80%. Shenzhen mainly produces high-end walkie-talkie. Mid-range products are more professional, the output power is usually 4W, some products support 0.5 to 5W hand-tune the output power, FOB price is about 50 US dollars each. High-end products are usually made of high-quality components and materials that work well in watery, dusty and temperature environments. FOBs for such products typically cost more than $ 80.
Analog walkie-talkie still dominate the domestic handheld walkie-talkie market, only a few manufacturers to provide digital walkie-talkie, but because of the expensive, not yet universal.
Most walkie-talkies support F3E modulation, 4W or 5W output power (some handsets are supported), CTCSS (QT) / CDCSS (DQT), 136 MHz to 174 MHz and 400 MHz to 470 MHz frequency bands, 12.5 or 2.5 kHz And alarm clock function, and supports multiple channels. 6.25 KHz FDMA technology is more popular. TDMA must have accurate timing and synchronization to ensure the normal communication between the mobile terminal and the base station, technically more complicated than FDMA.
Slow walkie-talkie upgrade, manufacturers introduced an average of three new products each year. Domestic suppliers do not provide GPS intercom, only some foreign manufacturers to provide such products.