iOS accounted for 17.1% of smartphone sales in urban China during the three-month period ending in October 2016 due to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus’ strong performances according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
Over 60% China smartphone users would not buy iPhone 7 according to a survey by Penguin Intelligence (part of Tencent).
25% of China smartphone users use the iOS operating system in 2016, a slight growth compared to the past year which was 21%.
In the second quarter of 2016, iOS continued to post year-over-year declines in urban China: 17.9% of smartphone sales in the period were iOS, a drop of 1.8 percentage points from 19.7% in the second quarter of 2015 according to Kantar.
Penguin Intelligence, part of Tencent, recently conducted a survey on iPhone losing users in China.
Despite the continuous weak growth and even decline in smartphone sales in China, major domestic mobile phone manufacturers still set a “big leap” of shipping target in H1 2015. Although foreign brands iPhone and Samsung still held a large market share, domestic brands as Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi and TCL etc. all set their phone sales […]
China is increasingly important for Apple. In this third quarter of 2015, Apple sold 47.53 million sets of iPhone; iPhone brought US$31.4 billion revenue for Apple, more than 60% of total revenue. Apple needs to understand the real preferences of Chinese consumers to clearly get how to sell more iPhones.
In Q2 2015, Xiaomi was the top smartphone vendor in China by shipments volume of 15.9%, followed by Huawei (15.7%). Apple ranked third, followed by Samsung and Vivo. The rapid development of Xiaomi has shocked the smartphone market after it was founded five years ago. The company’s posted sales growth slowed down which prompted many […]
The top three smartphone vendors in March 2015 are Huawei (13.57%), Apple (12.37%) and Samsung (10.15%) according to GfK research.
Apple’s revenues in China were US$27 billion in 2014. According to Newzoo’s report, Apple has been the top technology brand in China by revenues, which is twice bigger than Huawei (US$17.5 billion) and Lenovo (US$14.7 billion), and nearly three times than Tencent in 2014.
Xiaomi was the top smartphone vendor in China by shipments volume in both Q4 2014 and 2014 according to IDC.
Global smartphone shipments totaled 1.167 billion units in 2014, a YoY increase of 25.9%, with combined shipments of Chinese brands reaching 453.4 million units, 39% of the global shipments and representing six of the top ten smartphone brands worldwide according to TrendForce.
iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus finally got network access license from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on 30 September in 2014. Apple also announced that new iPhones will be available for consumers to buy in mainland China on 17 Oct 2014.
Samsung leads China’s smartphone market (23%) by total sales volume, followed by Xiaomi (21%) and iPhone (16%) during a five-month period ended in May 2014, reported by Kantar Worldpanel.
The pattern of brand awareness of China smartphone market changed a lot in January 2014. Judging by competition situation, smartphone market was gradually entering an era of red ocean; however, as for development prospect, the need of smartphone users was far from being satisfied. Domestic and foreign smartphone vendors were all devoted to meeting users’ […]