China’s online retail market totaled US$198.12 billion in the first quarter of 2017 with an increase of 27.6% YoY according to data from Analysis; B2C segment accounts for over 53%, led by Tmall (55.8%). Mobile continued its strong growth of 38.8% in China’s online shopping market, dominated by Tmall and Taobao (80.5%). The total retail sales of […]
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WeChat team announced a new feature over the weekend that makes WeChat Mini-Program discoverable by keywords searching.
The GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, will be held 28 June – 1 July 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
The total sales of smartphones in China reached 35.52 million units in April 2017, led by Huawei with 8.08 million units and 22.8% market share.
WeChat launched Search and Top Stories sections in the updated WeChat iOS 6.5.8. These two sections are not yet available for Android smartphone users.
Tencent Video and Baidu’s iQiyi are the top two mobile video apps by the number of monthly active users in China in March 2017. Both have exceeded 400 million MAU.
Phone companies shipped a total of 347.4 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017. Huawei grew nearly 22% in China as shipments climbed from 28.1 million units last year, to 34.2 million units in Q1 2017 according to IDC.
Launched in January 2017, WeChat Mini-Program (WMP) has definitely attracted a lot of attentions. The highest penetrations come from mobile payment and online video categories.
Starting on 29 April 2017, users can easily rent a bicycle from one of the six leading bike-sharing companies in China via Alipay without installing additional mobile apps.
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. 70 mobile apps in China each has over 50 million monthly active users in March 2017, an increase of 32% YoY. 157 each […]
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%). China Smartphone Retention in Q1 2017 Smartphone Sales in China in Q1 2017 Top Android Smartphones Top iPhone Models […]
iQiyi ranks on top in China’s mobile video category with 245.61 million active users in Feb 2017, followed by Tencent Video, Youku, Letv, and Mango TV. Sohu TV, Baofeng, PPTV, Tudou, and Migu Video apps are also in the top 10 video apps by MAUs in Feb 2017. Bilibili Cartoon ranks first in the vertical […]