Mini programs competition is heating up with ByteDance building its own ecosystem on its leading apps short-video TikTok and news Toutiao. With Alipay and Baidu following closely, WeChat is stepping up its Mini Program game by going beyond the WeChat interface and partnering with hardware vendors like Samsung.
The three leading smartphone brands – Huawei (excluding Honor), Xiaomi, and iPhone – kept winning more shares in urban China market as all grew their shares over a year ago, according to the Q3 data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Xiaomi Mi 8 was the most popular handset model in Q3 2018. The next three models […]
Apple loses No.1 position in NPS ranking in China, replaced by Vivo. The decline of iPhone’s NPS was mostly because many users were still using its various older models – apparently, Apple had failed in encouraging them to upgrade to its latest models. iPhone X continued to be the top-selling device, making up 5.3% of […]
China smartphone market declined 15.7% year-over-year (YoY) in Q4 2017 and 4.9% for the whole of 2017 according to IDC.
Leading smartphone brands have tightened their grip of urban China market. In the three months ending October 2017, the top five brands – Huawei (including sub-brand Honor), Xiaomi, Apple, Vivo and OPPO – made up 91% of smartphone sales in urban China, compared to 79% a year earlier, according to the latest smartphone OS data […]
iPhone and Huawei smartphones showed retention rates of 18.5% and 18.1% in China respectively as of September 2017 according to data from Jiguang. OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi, and Samsung followed iPhone and Huawei in Q3 2017 in terms of smartphone retentions. iPhone users are mainly concentrated in tier-1 Chinese cities. Top 5 smartphone brands by sales […]
In the ninth year of the world’s largest 24-hour shopping event, this year’s Tmall Double 11 2017 will showcase:
According to the latest research from Counterpoint, the smartphones shipments in China grew a modest 3% annually during Q2 2017.
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.
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%).
Top China smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo had the highest market share by total shipment volume while Honor and Xiaomi generated most online sales in January 2017.
Interbrand recently released their 2016 ranking of the Global Top Brands; Apple ranks first with $178,119 million brand value, followed by Google, Coca Cola, Microsoft, and Toyota.
The explosion of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 had a serious negative impact on its revenues and brand image in China, according to a recent survey on about 20,000 smartphone users by Penguin Intelligence.
WeChat launched a new Moment Ad format, native promotional page ads, following the ceremony of Rio Olympics.
iPhone only had 8.2% domestic smartphone market share by total shipments in April 2016 according to Sino Market Research.