12 August 2014

Vocabulary: Mobile phone

Chinese mobile phone vocabulary

You don't have a mobile phone? What planet do you live? Today everyone has a mobile phone, or better said, a next-generation smartphone, so the related vocabulary, although not very basic, is essential for daily survival in China.





手机
shǒujī
mobile phone

智能手机
zhìnéngshǒujī
smartphone

平板
píngbǎndiànnǎo
tablet device

爱疯
àifēng
iPhone (slang)

安卓
Ānzhuó
Android

手机
shǒujīqiǎ
mobile phone card/SIM card

充值卡
chōngzhíkǎ
rechargeable card/to recharge a card

diànchí
battery

chōngdiànqì
battery charger

蓝牙
Lányá
Bluetooth

应用
yìngyòng
app/application

内购
nèigòu
in-app purchase

短信
duǎnxìn
text message

电话
diànhuà
phone call

移动
yídòng
mobile migration

因特网联通
yīntèwǎngliántōng
internet connection

无线上网
wúxiàn shàngwǎng
wifi/wireless internet connection

微信
Wēixìn
Weixin/Wechat (messaging most popular app)

运营商
yùnyíngshāng
mobile carrier

中国
Zhōngguó Diànxìn
China Telecom

中国移动通信
Zhōngguó Yídòng Tōngxìn
China Mobile