The total shipment of smartphones in China exceeded 115.1 million units in Q3 2016 according to IDC data, led by Oppo (17.5%), Vivo (16.7%), and Huawei (15.7%).
Mobile MAUs on Alibaba China retail marketplaces reached 450 million in September 2016, an increase of 23 million over June, while annual active buyers reached 439 million, an increase of 5 million from the 12-month period ended in June.
Baidu’s mobile search monthly active users (MAUs) were 660 million for the month of September 2016, an increase of 3% year-over-year according to its announced Third Quarter 2016 Results.
China has surpassed the United States as the largest market in the world for iOS App Store revenue earning over $1.7 billion in Q3 2016 according to App Annie.
The total retail sales of consumer goods reached 23,848.2 billion yuan in the first three quarters of 2016 in China, up by 10.4% year-on-year.