iPhone is again the best-selling smartphone in China after 6 years

Deepak Gupta
Deepak Gupta January 26, 2022
Updated 2022/01/26 at 7:56 PM

THE China offers a very competitive market in terms of smartphones, where several domestic manufacturers end up competing and standing out against foreign companies. But with the launch of iPhone 13, a apple managed to stand out in the competitive market and take the lead in cell phone sales for the first time in six years.

According to a report carried out by the Counterpoint Research, the Cupertino giant presented a quarterly growth of an incredible 79% between the months of October to December 2021, reaching a 23% total market share. With that, she regains the first place in the Asian country, something she has not been able to achieve since the fourth quarter of 2015.

In addition to the growth in these quarters, the company also presented a 32% increase in your number of sales over the same time period last year. This shows the great reception of the Chinese market to the launch of the series iPhone 13, especially the ones with the vanilla color.

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behind the apple with its 23% comes the manufacturer alive, which was responsible for a 19% share of the smartphone market in China, but the manufacturer showed a 6% decline in the number of sales compared to the previous year. THE OPPO also showed the same decline compared to the previous year, but even so it remained as the third company that sells smartphones in the country, being responsible for 17% of the market.

Who has been surprising in 2021 is the honor, what showed a growth from a share of 9% to 15%, presenting a 50% increase in its number of sales in relation to the previous year. THE Xiaomi is the sixth company in the Chinese market and increased its stake from 12% in 2020 to 13% in 2021.

It is noteworthy in the ranking the drop in Huawei, which suffered greatly from the sanctions of the United States government and dropped from a 23% share in 2020 to just 7% in 2021. The Chinese giant presented a 73% drop in your number of sales compared to the same period of the previous year.


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Source: Counterpoint Research, GSMArena

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