China’s smartphone market shipped 104.8 million units in Q2 2018, declined by 5.9% year-on-year. Shipment of all leading brands increased except for Apple, which dropped by 12.5%. Huawei and Vivo both saw high growth of 21.7% and 24.3% year-on-year, respectively. The top five smartphone vendors made up 86.9% of smartphone shipments in China. Huawei took the lead with […]
Apple loses No.1 position in NPS ranking in China, replaced by Vivo. The decline of iPhone’s NPS was mostly because many users were still using its various older models – apparently, Apple had failed in encouraging them to upgrade to its latest models. iPhone X continued to be the top-selling device, making up 5.3% of […]
Chinese consumers were once notorious for changing and upgrading their mobile phones at a furious pace. In recent years, however, this trend has begun into change, driven by increasing quality in phones and by increasing prosperity, with fewer consumers viewing smaller purchases such as smartphones as signals of status. Upgrade frequency is falling In 2017, the proportion […]
Phone companies shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017. Huawei grew nearly 22% in China as shipments climbed from 28.1 million units last year, to 34.2 million units in Q1 2017 according to IDC.
More mobile apps in China have more than 10 million monthly active users in Q1 2017. The number of installed apps and app usage hours both increased compared to a year ago. 70 mobile apps in China each has over 50 million monthly active users in March 2017, an increase of 32% YoY. 157 each […]
Apple App Store is the top mobile app store by total downloads in China in March 2017 while BAT lead the Android App Store market. And, Tencent owns the top 3 mobile apps.
iPhone has the highest retention rate (18.6%) in Q1 2017, followed by Huawei (13.4%). However, Huawei is the top smartphone brand in China by sales (19.2%) in the first quarter of 2017, followed by OPPO (18.7%). China Smartphone Retention in Q1 2017 Smartphone Sales in China in Q1 2017 Top Android Smartphones Top iPhone Models […]
iOS market share dropped to 26.3% in China’s smartphone market from 29.1% in January 2017 according to a research company Newzoo. iPhone remains the top smartphone brand in China in February 2017 by the number of monthly active devices (26.3%), followed by Huawei (15.6%), Xiaomi (13.8%), OPPO (13.8%), and Vivo (12.1%). Xiaomi AppStore bypassed Baidu […]
The top 10 Android app stores by total user coverage in China in December 2016 according to TalkingData are:
Google launched Android Pay yesterday in Hong Kong to speed through purchases in stores and in apps.
iOS declined in Urban China, falling to 13.5% of smartphone sales according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Android dropped 1.7 percentage points in the US.
25% of China smartphone users use the iOS operating system in 2016, a slight growth compared to the past year which was 21%.