For the first time in five years the iPhone has lost the title of best selling smartphone in China
As CNBC reports, citing the analytical company Counterpoint Research, last year’s iPhone for the first time in the last five years, has lost the title of best selling smartphone in China.
Leader in 2016 turned out to be the Oppo R9, whose sales totaled 17 million units. He took 4% of the Chinese market. We will remind, recently it became known that sales Oppo R9, R9 Plus, Oppo R9s and R9s Plus exceeded 20 million units. The sale of iPhone 6s in 2016 amounted to 12 million units, he got 2% of the market.
Chinese sales Oppo, Vivo and Huawei increased by 109, 78 and 21%, respectively. But Apple and Xiaomi worsened their performance by 21 and 22%, respectively.
According to Counterpoint Research, in the past year sales of smartphones in China reached a historic high. They increased by 6% to reach 465 million smartphones.