China’s top 3 online banking players accounted for 36.7% of the total monthly active users of the online banking industry in December 2018. UnionPay QuickPass saw a high growth of 289.9% in monthly active users. Alipay’s daily active users grew by 20.2% to 320 million thanks to its Wufu campaign. Both online banking and payment & […]
China Top Mobile Apps: Stats, Trends, Insights
Statistics: Top 500 Mobile Apps in China
In January 2019, Tik Tok took the first spot of the top 20 most downloaded video/live streaming apps list with nearly 75 million downloads from App Store and Google Play overseas. Roughly 46% of its downloads came from India. The downloads of the top 20 apps grew by 167% to reach 164 million, with 55% coming […]
Alipay and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) have deepened their strategic partnership to enhance the travel experience of Chinese visitors with the launch of a new RWS mini-programme available on the Alipay mobile application platform – the first of its kind in Singapore. RWS is also the first integrated resort outside of China to offer a […]
China’s short video market saw explosive growth in the past year. The success of Tik Tok (or Douyin in Chinese) soon attracted Tencent, Baidu, and Alibaba to join in the competition. In a short span of time, several hundred short video apps appeared in the market. In the short video market, competition is growing fierce […]
Many people keeping an eye on the Chinese digital market know Tik Tok, which is known as Douyin in China. Not many know the company behind Tik Tok, ByteDance and its founder Zhang Yiming. ByteDance has also created several other very popular mobile apps such as Toutiao and Xigua Video. ByteDance’s products continue to grow […]
Market penetration of online video reached 80.4%, a 5.8% increase year-on-year. While the average daily active users decreased to 210 million. Both Tencent Video (116 million) and Tik Tok (118.7 million) saw the average daily active users of over 100 million in September 2018. Tencent Video, iQiyi, and Youku took the top three places with […]
Overall, the market penetration of social networking reached 99.7% in September 2018, with the average daily active users hitting 730 million. WeChat, QQ, and Weibo are the top 3. Tencent News and Toutiao competed for the leading place of news information. The giant player of paid knowledge has yet to come as the overall penetration was […]
Some Chinese tech companies are utilizing big data and deploy price discrimination to charge differently on different users. That is mainly demonstrated in three aspects: different prices for iOS and Android smartphone users, different prices for registered users and unregistered users, and different prices for more active users and less active ones. Empowered by internet […]
WeChat is testing a new feature allowing users to find nearby restaurants according to Yiou News. This feature locates on the top level menu, in parallel with WeChat Moments, People Nearby, Mini-Programs, etc.
Half the top ten apps that generated the most revenues from the Apple Store were from Chinese tech companies. Notably, all those apps turned out to provide some sorts of subscription services for video or music streaming and social interactions.
Chinese mobile internet users spent an average of 4.2 hours on mobile apps. The social interaction apps and online video apps account for over 35% and 24% of the 4.2 hours on mobile devices, respectively. WeChat retained its first spot with a penetration rate of 85.8%. Every 8 out of 10 mobile internet users use WeChat. Toutiao-affiliated selfie […]
Tik Tok topped the ranking of mobile apps with most downloads on Apple App Store in China in October 2018. PUBG, iQiyi, Tencent Video, and Xiaohongshu all retained their positions. Toutiao, Qutoutiao, and Xianyu made big progress. Tencent’s Honor of Kings still earned most. Eight out of the top best earners were game apps.