During period from 4 August to 10 August, Tencent QQ’s daily user coverage exceeded 220.75 million, accounting for 63.5%, ranking the top among China online instant messengers, followed by Aliwangwang (11.6%) and Fetion (2.7%) according to data from iResearch.
According to Enfodesk, the top three mobile IM in China by total number of cumulative accounts are mobile QQ with 38.07% market share, Weixin (Wechat) with 27.97%, and Fetion with 18.37%.
The continued online user behavior research released by iResearch showed that, Tencent QQ reached over 200 million in January 2013, which is 71.5% of the total netizen maintaining the lead in instant messaging market. Followed by Aliwangwang and Fetion. Aliwangwang reached 44.09 million internet users while Fetion reached 17.99 million.
According to EnfoDesk, China instant messaging users reached 1.21 billion in Q3 2012, with the QoQ growth of 4.1% and YoY growth of 7.1% Reviewing the performance of China’s IM products from Q3 2010 to Q3 2012, key players are Tencent QQ, Ali Wangwang, Fetion and others.
According to iResearch’s latest user behavior study, the top 5 IM in China are QQ (Tencent), MSN Messenger, Taobao IM (Alibaba), Fetion (China Mobile), and TM (Tencent) in 2007.