Production of cell phones by month in China 2019-2020

This graph shows the cell phone production in China from January 2019 to February 2020. During the first two months of 2020, about 139 million cell phones had been produced in China.

Cell phone industry in China – additional information

According to the statistic shown, over one billion cell phones have been produced in China in 2019. China has been one of the leading cell phone manufacturing countries in the world and may continue to develop steadily in the near future. In addition to its established status as a manufacturing country for mobiles, China’s domestic mobile phone market has become one of the largest cell phone markets in the world.

In 2010, around 40 million smart phones had been sold in China whereas sales figures of generic mobile phones had resulted to about 210 million units. However, in 2017, over 473 million units of smartphones has been shipped in China.

By September 2019, the number of cell phone subscribers in China had reached over 1,598 million, displaying a growth momentum of around 50 million subscribers over the past 12 months. Consequently, the number of fixed telephone lines had decreased to about 192,000 by September 2019, marking a cutback of about six milion subscriptions over the past 12 months. In terms of operating systems, Android and iOS had maintained their tight grip on the market with a mobile phone operating system market share of over 80 and 18.9 percent in China as of September 2018.

Production of cell phones in China from January 2019 to February 2020

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Release date

April 2020



Survey time period

January 2019 to February 2020

Supplementary notes

*According to the source, figures for January and February have been grouped to minimize the influence of the Chinese New Year on the data. Chinese New Year falls between January 21 and February 21.

Figures have been rounded to provide better presentation.

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