The top three app distribution players in China in the last quarter of 2014 are Baidu league, 360 league and Tencent’s with 42%, 22.3% and 21.8% market share respectively according to EnfoDesk.
Baidu league includes Android market, Baidu Mobile Assistant, 91 Assistant, Baidu mobile browser, Baidu search. Android market, Baidu Mobile Assistant and 91 Assistant are the three app stores while Baidu search can drive app download directly provided that the app is uploaded to Baidu app store.
In 2014, China mobile internet users exceeded 553 million, representing 85.6% of total internet users.Entertainment is still the top download category in China, even among tablet users. Further, reading on mobile has been the major method for users to read news online in China. Read more here on top mobile news apps.