These three brands own 50% of China’s smartphone market

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Canalys’ latest report on the Chinese smartphone market has interesting info. One of the highlights is that there  a brands control 50% of that market. Who are  a the three brands? Hold your horses. 

Some of the other key highlights of the report include:

  • China’s smartphone market grew by over 9% year on year this quarter
  • There were an estimated 114 million smartphones shipped in China in Q1 2017
  • Xiaomi is struggling to keep up and has fallen out of the first three

China smartphone market

So, who are the three brands that control 50% of China’s smartphone market? Here they are:

  1. Huawei: 18%
  2. Oppo: 17%
  3. Vivo: 15% 

As you can see, Huawei only narrowly took back the first spot. Despite releasing a number of hot selling smartphones, Xiaomi has fallen down to 5th place. 


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  1. I know Huawei Mobile will top the list, but right now, Xiomi is bigger than Oppo and Vivo.

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