Who is the king of chips and screens

The significance of 5G to the new era should be no less than that of the United States, which once stepped on the Internet revolution.

In 1995, Japan had a GDP of 5.45 trillion US dollars, accounting for 72% of the total GDP of the United States that year. However, after 1995, Japan's economy has turned upside down and fell into a staggering 20 years of ups and downs, while the US economy has grown from $7.66 trillion that year to $20 trillion in 2017 thanks to the Internet revolution.


In line with this trend, 30 years ago, the top ten listed companies in the United States belonged to real companies, or IBM or General Electric; and today's top ten US market capitalization belongs to Internet companies, which are also known as Microsoft, Google, Apple and Facebook. Compared with the brilliance of the Internet in the United States, today's Japan is still focused on manufacturing. Even the self-developed mobile phones and computers use Google's Android, Microsoft's Windows, and even behind the lack of Internet discourse power, Japan today is even homegrown. The transformed Facebook has also become a luxury.

This is very similar to the warning from American lawyer Harwell when the TRON system was launched in Japan:

"Once TRON becomes the standard, the Japanese information industry will get rid of its dependence on the US software industry, and it will be difficult for the US to break into the Japanese market. "


And such warnings are re-playing in the national game between China and the United States with the advent of the 5G era. However, Japan was strongly dependent on the import demand of the United States in the past, and South Korea's efforts made this country without sovereignty can only compromise according to the United States, just like what happened in the Japan-US trade war, the top three scenarios and outcomes. 

Today, behind the US withdrawal from the Asia-Pacific, Japan's "resistance" against South Korea is afraid to take back something that once belonged to South Korea. Because the 5G track has been opened, although South Korea and Japan belong to the US alliance, according to the survey of the BBC World Service Conference in 2014: 13% of Japanese think South Korea's influence is positive and 37% say it's negative, while 15% of South Koreans think Japan's influence is positive and 79% say it's negative. 

As a result, South Korea has directly become the country with the worst negative view of Japan in the world. And no matter how smart Japan is, facing South Korea, which has already taken the lead in commercial 5G construction, I am afraid that anyone will stumble. Because we believe that no country is more afraid of South Korea's rise in the 5G era than Japan. However, with the official opening of the 5G track, the technological war between South Korea and Japan can only be regarded as the hustle and bustle outside the track.

Because the once great story of the United States on the Internet is now playing a new game with the layout of the 5G home field.


Compared with the previous story that PC supported Microsoft’s 800 billion US dollars, 3G and 4G supported 800 billion Google and 1 trillion Apple’s market value, 5G’s Internet of Everything, AI and cloud computing seems to bet on a greater future of world changes.


The best ending for the losers can only be the appearance of Samsung and Sony in the microcosm of the mobile era. But for Japan, which missed the world's first position, who can accept it willingly?