Tight Race For The Top Spot In China Smartphone Market

Following is the cumulative smartphone market share for China till date for the first 9 months.

  • For the first nine months, it has been a tight race between Xiaomi, Huawei & Apple.
  • All the three brands Apple, Xiaomi & Huawei have becoming leading vendors in each of the quarters Q1 to Q3 respectively.
  • However, Apple and Huawei have greater momentum followed by Vivo & Oppo already surpassing Samsung in the recent quarter leveraging their stronger offline distribution reach and branding in China.
  • Furthermore, LTE smartphone shipments in China surpassed 100 million units in Q3 2015 (see here) i.e. in a single quarter, taking the total LTE smartphone shipments of more than 275 million units in the first nine months of 2015
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2015Q3-Maket Share in ChinaSource: Q3 2015 Market Monitor

Authored by: Neil Shah