Bytedance’s TikTok is the most popular mobile app in the first half of 2020 in the global markets outside China with close to 600 million downloads with an increase of 88.7% YoY. Half of the Top 20 are owned by three Chinese companies: Bytedance, Joyy, and Kuaishou (Kwai). Xiaomi’s app made it to Top 10. […]
China Top Mobile Apps: Stats, Trends, Insights
Statistics: China Apps list
Mogujie is a very popular mobile shopping app among women in China with 2.43 million active users in March 2020 while Jumei app has 1.16 million MAU.
The top 20 mobile apps in China by total monthly active users in March 2020 are led by WeChat, QQ, Alipay, Taobao, iQiyi, Tencent Video, Baidu, Sogou Input, TikTok, Gaode Maps, and etc. Check out top mobile apps in delivery, social networking, travel, lifestyle, video, podcast, music, news, short video, and smart device management categories. […]
Mini Programs (MP) are light applications designed to run on top of a specific mobile app. Top technology companies in China have designed and run their own mini program framework; and, the most popular ones include WeChat platform, Alibaba (Alipay platform; Taobao platform), Baidu Smart Program, and QuickApp. WeChat Mini Program DAU have exceeded 400 […]
Monthly active users (MAU) on WeChat Mini Programs grew to 849 million in April, an increase of 24% YoY. The number of mini programs with at least 1 million MAU has exceeded 1,214. Get an overview of the mini program categories trends on WeChat based on Q1 data. Games and Videos are the top 2 […]
The number of mobile apps available in the market decreased to 3.67 million in China in 2019 from 4.52 million in 2018; Apple App Store accounts for over 40%. Find out the top mobile app categories by total number of apps, usage time, total users. And, check out the top growing mobile app categories by […]
CIW » Mobile Apps » WeChat is not the only platform supporting the instant-launch light applications, which is widely known as mini-programs. Leading Chinese internet companies are building their own ecosystem with Tencent’s WeChat, Alibaba’s Alipay, and Baidu’s smart program in the leading positions.
The monthly active users (MAU) of WeChat increased by 8.2% YoY or 3.2% QoQ to 1.2 billion in the first quarter of 2020. The peak engagements are right before lunch and after work.
Alibaba launched a “Lite” version of its DingTalk, an enterprise communication and collaboration platform in early April 2020. And, ByteDance also launched a light version of its enterprise messaging app Feishu. Launching a “Lite” version of a mobile app is a common tactic in the Chinese companies’ competitions, which is a lightweight version of the […]
The Daily Active Users (DAU) of mini programs in China has already surpassed 450 million, according to Aladdin’s report released in March 2020, a 3rd party mini program data platform. The number of available mini programs on the market reached 3.9 million, 600,000 more compared to 2 months earlier. As a comparison, Apple Store has only […]
ByteDance-owned TikTok and UC Browser (Alibaba) top App Annie‘s most downloaded app list in 2010s, ranking the 7th and 8th respectively.
Short video penetration exceeded 70% in Q3 2019 with 810 million active users in Sep. The growth is still strong with about 25% YoY increase in MAU. ByteDance dominates China’s short video segment with three mobile apps – TikTok (Douyin), Xigua, and Huoshan with a total penetration of 72.1% in Sep 2019. Kuaishou and Baidu […]
China’s online shopping users reached 370 million on desktop and over 1 billion unique mobile devices in September 2019. They use an average of 2.22 mobile apps and 6.3 hours on shopping. Missfresh beats Alibaba’s HemaFresh by total users in tier-1 cities. Also, check out the top mobile shopping apps by growth and total MAU. […]
Tencent has the highest internet user penetration of 97.3% in China in September 2019, followed by Alibaba, Baidu, and ByteDance. But, ByteDance saw the largest increase of 18.6% YoY in internet user penetration.
The top mobile apps in China by total MAUs are led by WeChat, Alipay, QQ, Taobao, iQiyi, Tencent Video, and TikTok. Check out the top 30 by MAU and leading apps in news, travel, video, social media, and WeChat Mini Programs. On average, each mobile users in China use 18 categories of mobile apps in […]