In Q2 2018, Xiaomi reported a high growth of 58.7% in smartphone revenues to 30.5 billion yuan (US$4.61 bn), accounting for roughly two-thirds of the total revenues. Smartphone sales volume reached 32.0 million units, up by 43.9% year-on-year. IoT and lifestyle products grew 104.3% year-on-year in revenues with the global sales volume of smart TVs grew over […]
iPhone X tops best-seller list for 8th month, but crisis looming
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 […]
Xiaomi making promising start in Europe
Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi, which is making debut in Europe, earned 4.4% of sales market share in five major European markets in Q1 2018, ranking No.4, according to latest smartphone OS data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
What does Xiaomi US$10 billion IPO in HK reveal?
Xiaomi filed an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong on May 3, 2018, becoming the first technology corporation to use Hong Kong’s new rule, i.e. dual-class shares, for going public.
China smartphone sales forecast 2020
China smartphone sales reached 455.9 million units in 2017, an increase of 1.1%, according to data from Analysys. It forecasts the total smartphone sales will decrease to 437.99 million units in 2020.
China smartphone market declined 4.9% in 2017
China smartphone market declined 15.7% year-over-year (YoY) in Q4 2017 and 4.9% for the whole of 2017 according to IDC.
[SURVEY] China mobile consumer behaviors & trends 2018
The Big Picture of Mobility: 2017 Deloitte China Mobile Consumer Survey is an online survey conducted by Deloitte China TMT industry during the past five years. The survey focuses on consumer behaviors, trends, and opinions regarding a broad range of wireless and mobility products and services.
REPORT Digital screens wider and deeper influence in China
Consumers haven’t realized how deeply digital screens impact their daily lives, especially on weekdays according to Wavemaker. As Tier 3-4 markets’ usage has caught up, we believe that the “always on” consumer is now mainstream. This indicates digital screens’ much wider and deeper influence in China cross different regions and market tiers than ever before. […]
Top 5 smartphone brands in China account for 91% of total sales in Oct 2017
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 […]
China smartphone market in Q3 2017; 4 out of 10 using Huawei or iPhone
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 […]
Over 3/4 China smartphone users to use phone payment in 2017
More than three-quarters (76.3%) of smartphone users (461.4 million) in China will use phone payment for goods and services at the point of sale (POS) in 2017 according to eMarketer, raising its projections by more than 86.0%.
China’s Online Retail Trends of Devices Sales in Q3 2017
The 10 charts from IDC China show the online retail channel trends for the various devices between the Q1 2016 and Q3 2017. They essentially highlight that the online retail channel continues to be an important channel for the sale of devices in China. The share of online retailers continues to grow for projectors, making up […]
Chinese consumer habits in smartphone purchases 2017
Chinese consumers were once notorious for changing and upgrading their mobile phones at a furious pace. In recent years, however, this trend has begun into change, driven by increasing quality in phones and by increasing prosperity, with fewer consumers viewing smaller purchases such as smartphones as signals of status. Upgrade frequency is falling In 2017, the proportion […]
GUIDE Micro-Commerce: WeChat Business Market in China
Micro-commerce, conducted through social media and chat software such as WeChat, is a hot market in China. It is viewed by enterprises as a new and improved way to market and sell compared to traditional e-commerce models, and by consumers as a quicker, less effort-intensive way to shop, using recommendations and shared information from people […]
China’s mobile phone market overview in June 2017
In June 2017, China’s mobile market has produced a total of 41.786 million mobile phones, showing a comparative 6.2% decrease; there are 97 newly released models, which has decreased 29.7%. In the first half of 2017, China’s mobile market has produced 239 million mobile phones and released 565 new phone models, showing a decrease of […]