Apple’s iOS growth in urban China reached the slowest since late 2014 according to the latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three months ending January 2016. However, Apple still remained the most popular brand, capturing 25% of smartphone sales.
72% China online shoppers keep online all day according to a recent survey conducted by Epsilon.
The number of global smartphone shipments reached 1.293 billion with an annual increase rate of 10.3%, among which Chinese brands accounted for over 40% with shipments of 539 million units in 2015 according to TrendForce.
The transaction volume of China’s smartphone market reached 98.9 million in Q2 2015 according to iiMedia. Xiaomi, Huawei and iPhone led the market.
In Q2 2015, Xiaomi was the top smartphone vendor in China by shipments volume of 15.9%, followed by Huawei (15.7%). Apple ranked third, followed by Samsung and Vivo. The rapid development of Xiaomi has shocked the smartphone market after it was founded five years ago. The company’s posted sales growth slowed down which prompted many […]
In Q2 2015, Xiaomi was the top smartphone vendor in China by shipments volume of 15.9%, followed by Huawei (15.7%). Apple ranked third, followed by Samsung and Vivo.
China smartphone market contracted by 4% YoY with 98.8 million units shipped in Q1 2015 according to IDC.
The top three smartphone vendors in March 2015 are Huawei (13.57%), Apple (12.37%) and Samsung (10.15%) according to GfK research.
Xiaomi was the top smartphone vendor in China by shipments volume in both Q4 2014 and 2014 according to IDC.
Spending on gift-giving by Chinese luxury consumers was down a further 5% in 2014, totalling 30% over two years according to Hurun Research Institute.
Global smartphone shipments totaled 1.167 billion units in 2014, a YoY increase of 25.9%, with combined shipments of Chinese brands reaching 453.4 million units, 39% of the global shipments and representing six of the top ten smartphone brands worldwide according to TrendForce.
Samsung’s market share in China was down from 22% to 12.5% in 2014, according to Silicon Valley investor Benedict Evans on Twitter.
Apple beat Samsung in 2014, who used to be the best brand according to China brand Power Index (C-BPI) since 2012, and become the best mobile phone brand in China, released by China Enterprise Brand Research Center (“CEBRC”) of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
From the beginning of 2014, China smartphone manufacturers’ shipment volume are dramatically increasing, including Xiaomi, Lenovo and Huawei. Strategy Analytics’ latest data shows the total shipment of China’s smartphone manufacturers account for 38% of global total, surpassing combined total of Samsung and Apple.
In July 2014, total online advertising spend of mobile phone related brands exceeded RMB 45.19 million ($7.35 million) in China. Among all the mobile phone related brands, Huawei spent RMB9.12 million ($1.48 million) in online advertising, ranking first, followed by Samsung electronics and Microsoft according to data from iResearch.