In June 2022, the domestic mobile phone market recorded 28.017 million units, an increase of 9.2% year-on-year, and the cumulative shipments in the first half of the year were 136 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 21.7. According to the latest report of China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), %,
Among them, smartphone shipments stood at 27.478 million in June, a year-on-year increase of 9.1%.
5G mobile phones shipped 23.027 million units in June, an increase of 16.3% year-on-year, accounting for 82.2% of mobile phone shipments in the same period.
Domestic brand mobile phone shipments in June were 24.514 million, a decrease of 0.5% year-on-year, accounting for 87.5% of mobile phone shipments in the same period; In the first half of the year, 115 million mobile phones were sold, a decrease of 25.9% year-on-year, accounting for 84.5% of mobile phone shipments over the same period.
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China’s smartphone market share in the second quarter of 2022
According to IDC data, in the second quarter of 2022, China’s smartphone shipments reached approximately 67.2 million units, a decrease of 14.7% year-on-year. In the first half of the year, domestic smartphone shipments accounted for around 140 million units, a decrease of 14.4% year-on-year.
In the second quarter, Honor ranked first in shipments in the domestic market and Vivo second. In the first half of the year, domestic shipments of foldable smartphones exceeded 1.1 million, a year-on-year increase of nearly 70%.
China’s smartphone market share in the first quarter of 2022; Apple has a 16.7% stake
According to IDC data, in the first quarter of 2022, China’s smartphone market saw shipments of approximately 74.2 million units, a decrease of 14.1% year-on-year.
The continuous rebound of the pandemic on consumer budgets and the impact of shorter upgrade series of new products has led to a steady decline in market demand.
The more uncertain overseas market prospects have prompted many mobile phone manufacturers to adopt more stable and conservative operating strategies, and the market will face major challenges throughout the year.
Oppo ranks first in terms of domestic smartphone shipment market share in the first quarter, followed by Honor, with significant year-on-year growth, Vivo at third place, Apple at fourth place and Xiaomi at fifth.
At the same time, the negative impact of the current domestic pandemic on the logistics and supply side of the mobile phone market is relatively controllable, which leads to delays in meeting the demand part.
If there is no additional positive stimulus, China’s potential Smartphone market may fall below 300 million mark in 2022According to IDC.
Vivo has the largest market share in terms of total smartphone sales at 19.7%According to Counterpoint, it is followed by Oppo (18%), Apple (17.9%), Honor (16.9%), Xiaomi (14.9%), and Huawei (6.2%). Domestic mobile phone sales fell 14% year-on-year to 74.2 million in the first quarter.
Smartphone shipments in China grew by 1.1% in 2021; Apple holds a 15.3% stake
According to the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), in 2021, the total shipments of mobile phones in China’s domestic market amounted to 351 million, an increase of 13.9% year-on-year.
In 2021, China’s domestic brand mobile phone shipments totaled 304 million, an increase of 12.6% year-on-year, accounting for 86.6% of mobile phone shipments in the same period. In other words, for every 100 people purchases, about 87 people buy domestic mobile phones.
In 2021, 5g mobile phone 266 million units were shipped, a year-on-year increase of 63.5%, accounting for 75.9% of mobile phone shipments in the same period. In November and December 2021, the share of 5G mobile phones was more than 80%.
In 2021, 329.3 million smartphones shipped According to IDC, in China, with a year-on-year (YoY) growth of 1.1%.
Throughout 2021, 404 new models of smartphones were listed, a year-on-year increase of 11.0%, representing 83.6% of the number of new models listed in the same period. It can be seen that the functional phone still has a large audience.
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Apple and Vivo took the top spot in the last quarter of 2021 and full year 2021 respectively. Honor continued its momentum in Q4 2021 and took another spot from the previous quarter. According to IDC more intense competition is coming in 2022.
In 2021, Apple’s smartphone shipments reached over 50 million and also saw its biggest increase among the top 5 vendors. Honor continued its growth in Q4 2021 with the launch of Honor 60 series and X30 series in December.
Vivo stood first in the full year 2021 and achieved a better market position in the USD 400 market and online channels.
Oppo garnered a higher share of its portfolio than last year with the K, Reno and Find series in second place in 2021. In Q4, the launch of the Reno 7 series also cemented Oppo’s position in the US$300-500 price segment.
Xiaomi ranked third in 2021.
In 2021, shipped to the Chinese market 1.5 million foldable smartphones With only 0.5% share.
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