China smartphone shipments were up 9% in Q4 2016 and 12% in 2016 according to Counterpoint. Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo (HOV) emerged as clear winners in 2016. … [Read more...]
Xiami Technology News, Statistics & Insights
Xiaomi is a privately owned Chinese electronics company headquartered in Beijing, China. Its founder and CEO is Lei Jun. It started designing and selling flagship smartphone Mi and it has expanded into a wider range of consumer electronics.
Xiaomi, founded on 6 April 2010 by Lei Jun, focused their resources on online and mobile channels forgoing expensive retail outlets and sells mobile phones directly to consumers in China. It offers batches of 200,000 to 300,000 phones at a time, and they often sell out in minutes, which is a common marketing tactic employed by Xiaomi.
Xiaomi is good at social e-commerce marketing on Weibo, Wechat, Baidu Tieba, QQ, and other online forums. When it was just founded, their staff spent a lot of time on forums, making comments, and posting. And they also searched for senior users in forums and picked out 100 out of 1000 to join their operating system design and feedback.
Official website: Mi.com
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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%). … [Read more...]
iOS declined in Urban China, falling to 13.5% of smartphone sales according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Android dropped 1.7 percentage points in the US. … [Read more...]
The top three smartphone brands in September 2016 are Huawei (22%), Vivo (15%), and Oppo (13%) according to Dixintong, China's largest mobile phone retailer. … [Read more...]
China smartphone shipments grew 4% annually to hit 109 million units in Q2 2016 according to Strategy Analytics. … [Read more...]
25% of China smartphone users use the iOS operating system in 2016, a slight growth compared to the past year which was 21%. … [Read more...]
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In the second quarter of 2016, iOS continued to post year-over-year declines in urban China: 17.9% of smartphone sales in the period were iOS, a drop of 1.8 percentage points from 19.7% in the second quarter of 2015 according to Kantar. … [Read more...]
China mobile internet monthly active users (MAUs) grew by 1% as of 31 March 2016, according to the data from QuestMobile. … [Read more...]
Redmi, Xiaomi's entry-level smartphone brand, reached total sales of 110 million units in less than three years as of 30 Jun 2016, announced by Lei Jun in a celebration event. … [Read more...]
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iPhone only had 8.2% domestic smartphone market share by total shipments in April 2016 according to Sino Market Research. … [Read more...]
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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. … [Read more...]