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 […]
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.
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%).
iOS market share dropped to 26.3% in China’s smartphone market from 29.1% in January 2017 according to a research company Newzoo.
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%.
Paid games ratio of mobile role play games and chess games are higher than card and action games in China in 2016 according to TalkingData.
The third-party mobile app stores had 444 million active usrs as of Q1 2016, led by Qihoo 360’s 360 Mobile Assistant (42.6%), Tencent’s Myapp (34.6%) and Baidu Mobile Assistant (25.5%).
Penguin Intelligence, part of Tencent, recently conducted a survey on iPhone losing users in China.
China mobile gaming market rose to US$6.5 billion in 2015 according to Newzoo. China’s overall mobile gaming market declined in active ratio in 2015 according to TalkingData. Mobile chess games were popular among China mobile players in 2015.
Transaction volume of China’s smartphone market rises to 470 million units in 2015 from 120 million in 2011 and is expected to reach about 470 million in 2016 which tends to saturate according to Sino-mr.