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China Smartphone Sales Hit New Low in Q2 2022; HONOR Bucks the Trend, Doubles Sales

China’s smartphone sales hit a fresh low in Q2 2022 to reach less than half of the sales of the historical peak in Q4 2016. The last time the sales…

China Smartphone Sales During 618 Fell 10% YoY Amid COVID-19, Slowdown

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, London, San Diego, Buenos Aires – July 1, 2022 This year’s 618 e-commerce festival in China, which ran from May…

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China Smartphone Market $250-$399 Price Band Share Grows 10% YoY in Q1 2022, vivo Takes Top Spot

Beijing, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, London, San Jose, Buenos Aires – May 16, 2022 China’s smartphone market saw its $250-$399 (wholesale price)…

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Apple Reaches its Highest Ever Market Share in China

Smartphone sales in China declined (9% YoY) for the third consecutive quarter in Q4 2021. Full-year smartphone sales declined (2% YoY) for the…

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s Smartphone Strategy Under Scanner

Xiaomi’s numbers for the third quarter show the impact of the ongoing global component shortages on its balance sheet. Revenues grew just 0.5% YoY…

Smartphone E-commerce Market

China Smartphone Internet Retail Sales Take 31% Share of Overall Market in H1 2021

Beijing, Hong Kong, Seoul, New Delhi, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - September 8, 2021 China’s smartphone internet retail sales by units had a 31%…

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vivo: The Low-profile King of China Smartphone Market

People hardly notice any public statement by vivo’s top management on the company’s culture or an eye-catching social media post lashing out at other…

Counterpoint Research 5G Ushering in Affordability for the Masses

With HONOR Back, China Smartphone Market to See Another Shakeup

Beijing, Boston, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul - August 6, 2021 HONOR, after separating from Huawei, has gradually reclaimed…

Q2 2021: China Smartphone Market Sees Lowest Q2 Sales Since 2012; vivo Leads as Huawei Plummets

Smartphone sales in China declined 13% QoQ and 6% YoY in Q2 2021. vivo led the market in Q2 2021, capturing a 23% share, followed by OPPO (21%) and…

China Smartphone Market Declines 14% YoY in Q3 2020; Over 50% Smartphones Sold Were 5G Capable

Smartphone sales in China recovered slowly with 6% QoQ growth in Q3. But the growth was still down 14% YoY. Xiaomi outperformed the market as the…

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China Smartphone Market Shifts Towards Higher Price Point; Driven By Upgrading Users

Chinese market shipments slowed in Q3 2017 compared to a strong quarter last year, smartphone shipments1 in China were down 1% YoY but grew 3%…

China Smartphone Subsidy Outlook

Despite the Government’s subsidy policy, subsidy plans in the Chinese market have increased in 2017. Total Operator Subsidy in the market will rise…