Right now Counterpoint has released latest data about 2017 and 2017 Q4 Chinese smartphone market share. According to data, 2017 Chinese smartphone sales have decreased 1% compared with 2016, but the income increased 5%, in 2016 Chinese smartphone sales increased 8%.
Huawei has become the largest Chinese smartphone manufacturer, in Q4 2017, it has got 8% increased, and 19% increased year on year, in 2017, their market share has reached 19%, creating a new history, 60% of which was from sub-brand, Honor, and it also has become the second brand of China to surpass Xiaomi in 2017.
Oppo and VIVO got second and third rank in Q4 2017, but in Q4, OPPO and VIVO increase start to slow down, because they face fierce competition between Xiaomi and Huawei, due to different kinds of products, and more competitive strategy, Xiaomi starts to bounce in 2017, its Q4 2017 market share has reached 14%, increasing 31% in Q4 2017 compared with Q4 2016, which becomes the fastest growing smartphone brand, and it has also made Xiaomi annual market share be over Apple to reach 12%.
It is worthwhile to know that Counterpoint has also listed top 10 smartphones in China market 2017, they are OPPO R9S, Iphone 7 plus, VIVO X9, OPPO A57, Iphone 7, OPPO R11, VIVO Y66, Huawei Honor 8 lite, Redmi note 4X, Honor enjoy 6X.
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