The Coming of Smartphone Age According to an article published in the Fiscal Times, China’s Smartphone Boom Has Huge Global Impact, the number of Chinese smartphone usage was 330 million, surpassed the total mobile usage number in the U.S.. Experian expected the number would increase to 500 million by the end of 2013. Mobile services […]
Kantar Worldpanel ComTech report showed that mobile manufacturers launched a series of big screen smartphones in the past 12 months. Samsung Galaxy and Note, HTC One, Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi all launched 4-inch smartphone. By the end of June, more than half of smartphone users owned 3 to 3.9 inches smartphones, but 4-4.5 inches smartphones […]
In the first half of 2013, China mobile e-commerce reached 53.2 billion yuan(USD 8.6 billion), with a YoY increase of 44.1%. It is expected to reach 130 billion yuan (USD 21 billion) by the end of 2013. In 2012, the mobile e-commerce enterprises were 250.5 million. It is estimated to be 372.5 million in 2013. […]
EnfoDesk just released a report on China mobile phone sales in Q2 2013, which showed that the total mobile phone sales in the second quarter reached 90.39 million set, with a slight QoQ drop of 0.2% and a YoY increase of 36%. Smartphone sales reached 71.11 million, with a QoQ increase of 2.4%, and a […]
The high-end players like Apple and Samsung are losing share to Chinese manufacturers like ZTE, Huawei, and Lenovo, and no-name brands which are willing to make extremely cheap smartphones. As you can see in the picture, Samsung’s Q2 share in 2013 is 1% lesser than that of 2012, and Apple decreases 3.6% share, while Chinese […]
According to Nielsen’s research, China Mobile phone penetration is among the highest with 89%, among which 66% use smartphone. The younger generation are more likely to embrace smartphone devices; 82% between the age of 16 and 24. And over half of the mobile phone users have multiple phones.
Sun Peilin, an analyst in EnfoDesk recently pointed out that the market size of Chinese mobile internet reached 158.8 billion yuan by the end of 2012, with 750 billion users.
According to The State of Mobile Benchmark report released by Adobe in April, almost half of China mobile internet visits are from Android devices, compared to slightly over one third from iOS devices.
According to TNS, UC mobile leads mobile app facetime but is closely followed by Mobile QQ, WeChat and Weibo.
The latest Global Communication Market Report from the British Ofcom made a comprehensive research on consumers’ consumption and attitude toward communication services and products in the global market. The Overview of China 1. Population and Economic Elements With 1.3 billion population, China has a diversified population structure – 56 minorities, 14 languages and countless dialects. […]
According to IDC’s latest data in the quarterly report, China’s smart device (including desktop, laptop, tablet PC and smartphone) shipment will reach 390 million in 2013, with the YoY growth of 33.1%. Influenced by the rapid growth of smartphone market, China smart device shipment is estimated to reach 560 million units.
According to Q1 2012 data from Ohio-based research firm ProsperChina’s InsightCenter, China smartphone users resemble the survey sample in terms of both gender and age, but index significantly higher among wealthier internet users.
According to Flurry, China now leads in new smart device adoption (iOS and Android smartphones and tablets) and leads the world in app session growth, with an enormous growth rate of more than 1100% between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012.
Sina and HTC released the first weibo phone, Weike C510e, a custom version of HTC Salsa. It’s positioned as a Weibo phone, making it very easy for Sina Weibo users without having advanced hardware.