Total number of smartphone shipments in China from Q2 2011 to Q2 2018 (in million units)*

Smartphone shipment volume in China Q2 2011-Q2 2018 The statistic depicts the unit shipments of smartphones in China from the second quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2018. In the second quarter of 2018, around 104.8 million smartphones were shipped in China.
Smartphone shipments in China – additional information

Since 2011, the number of smartphone shipments in China has steadily increased, reaching over 334 million units in the first quarter of 2018 alone. In 2015, China was responsible for almost 30 percent of the smartphone shipments worldwide. The country is forecast to maintain its leadership, as China is projected to account for about a quarter of the worldwide smartphone shipments in 2019.

Around 63 percent of the Chinese mobile phone users are expected to use a smartphone by 2019. In 2016, there were 626.1 million smartphone users in China. By 2019, this figure is expected to almost reach the 733 million mark. Oppo and Huawei, two local brands, made the most smartphone shipments in the Chinese market in 2017 - Oppo's shipments being 80.5 million units and Huawei's being 90.9 million units. In terms of operating systems, Google’s Android holds more than 80 percent of the market share, whereas Apple’s iOS accounts for about 19 percent of the smartphone operating system market in China.
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Units in millions
Q2 '18104.8
Q1 '18334.3
Q4 '17114.3
Q3 '17114.7
Q2 '17111.4
Q1 '17344.4
Q4 '16135.7
Q3 '16115.1
Q2 '16111.2
Q1 '16102.6
Q4 '15114.3
Q3 '15108.8
Q2 '15106.3
Q1 '1598.8
Q4 '14108.8
Q1 '14103.2
Q4' 1390.83
Q3' 1394.87
Q2' 1386.81
Q1' 1378.76
Q4' 1270.9
Q3' 1262.23
Q2' 1245.24
Q1' 1235.82
Q4' 1133.18
Q3' 1125.82
Q2' 1114.99
Units in millions
Q2 '18104.8
Q1 '18334.3
Q4 '17114.3
Q3 '17114.7
Q2 '17111.4
Q1 '17344.4
Q4 '16135.7
Q3 '16115.1
Q2 '16111.2
Q1 '16102.6
Q4 '15114.3
Q3 '15108.8
Q2 '15106.3
Q1 '1598.8
Q4 '14108.8
Q1 '14103.2
Q4' 1390.83
Q3' 1394.87
Q2' 1386.81
Q1' 1378.76
Q4' 1270.9
Q3' 1262.23
Q2' 1245.24
Q1' 1235.82
Q4' 1133.18
Q3' 1125.82
Q2' 1114.99
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The statistic depicts the unit shipments of smartphones in China from the second quarter of 2011 to the second quarter of 2018. In the second quarter of 2018, around 104.8 million smartphones were shipped in China.
Smartphone shipments in China – additional information

Since 2011, the number of smartphone shipments in China has steadily increased, reaching over 334 million units in the first quarter of 2018 alone. In 2015, China was responsible for almost 30 percent of the smartphone shipments worldwide. The country is forecast to maintain its leadership, as China is projected to account for about a quarter of the worldwide smartphone shipments in 2019.

Around 63 percent of the Chinese mobile phone users are expected to use a smartphone by 2019. In 2016, there were 626.1 million smartphone users in China. By 2019, this figure is expected to almost reach the 733 million mark. Oppo and Huawei, two local brands, made the most smartphone shipments in the Chinese market in 2017 - Oppo's shipments being 80.5 million units and Huawei's being 90.9 million units. In terms of operating systems, Google’s Android holds more than 80 percent of the market share, whereas Apple’s iOS accounts for about 19 percent of the smartphone operating system market in China.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
China
Survey time period
Q2 2011 to Q2 2018
Supplementary notes
*The source did not provide information for all quarters.

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