Sun Peilin, an analyst in EnfoDesk recently pointed out that the market size of Chinese mobile internet reached 158.8 billion yuan by the end of 2012, with 750 billion users. [Read more...]
According to The State of Mobile Benchmark report released by Adobe in April, almost half of China mobile internet visits are from Android devices, compared to slightly over one third from iOS devices.
The latest Global Communication Market Report from the British Ofcom made a comprehensive research on consumers’ consumption and attitude toward communication services and products in the global market.
The Overview of China
1. Population and Economic Elements
With 1.3 billion population, China has a diversified population structure – 56 minorities, 14 languages and countless dialects. Chinese people live on the vast land, which has been divided into 31 provinces and municipalities. [Read more...]
According to IDC’s latest data in the quarterly report, China’s smart device (including desktop, laptop, tablet PC and smartphone) shipment will reach 390 million in 2013, with the YoY growth of 33.1%. Influenced by the rapid growth of smartphone market, China smart device shipment is estimated to reach 560 million units. [Read more...]
According to Google’s research, smartphone penetration rate in China’s urban areas has reached 33%. Over half of smartphone users would rather give up TV than stop using smartphone.
According to Q1 2012 data from Ohio-based research firm ProsperChina’s InsightCenter, China smartphone users resemble the survey sample in terms of both gender and age, but index significantly higher among wealthier internet users.
According to Flurry, China now leads in new smart device adoption (iOS and Android smartphones and tablets) and leads the world in app session growth, with an enormous growth rate of more than 1100% between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012.
Dell is in talks with the world’s biggest mobile carrier China Mobile to offer a smartphone based on the carrier’s mobile operating system.
The China Mobile OS, known as Open Mobile System (OMS), is based on Google’s Android but will include China Mobile applications like the firm’s instant messaging client.
OMS will support China Mobile’s next-generation mobile network that is expanding coverage beyond major cities this year. The network’s standard was developed in China and is called TD-SCDMA (Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access).
via PC World