China Android marketshare 2013

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"China passes 1 billion mobile subscribers, passes 400 million mobile Web users and overtakes US as world’s top smartphone market .......... China is now the largest smartphone market in the world with 22 percent (overtaking the US at 16 percent), according to Canalys." - mobithinking (2012)

 

The 100 million club: the top 14 mobile markets by number of subscriptions
 CountryMobile subscriptions
in millions
Population
in millions
source: World bank
% of population3G/4G subscriptions
in millions
% of populationmobiSources:
subs;
3G subs
Last update
 World6,587.4m7,046m93.5%1,876.6m26.6%Informa06/13
1China1,218.5m1,351m90.2%391m28.9%China Mobile
China Unicom
China Telecom
10/13
2IndiaActive: 738.9m;
total: 870.6m
1,237m59.7%88.5m7.2%TRAI
Informa
09/13
06/13
3United States345.2m313.9m110.0%287.4m91.6%Informa06/13
4Indonesia285.0m246.9m115.4%45.5m18.4%Informa06/13
5Brazil268.4m198.7m135.1%77.9m39.2%Anatel/Teleco08/13
6Russia237.1m143.5m165.2%41.2m28.7%Informa06/13
7Japan135.3m127.6m106.0%107.7m84.4%TCA10/13
8Vietnam127.7m88.8m143.8%18.0m20.3%Informa06/13
9Pakistan126.1m179.2m70.4%N/AN/AInforma06/13
10NigeriaActive: 120.9m;
total: 169.5m
168.8m76.4%12.7m7.5%NCC
Informa
09/13
06/13
11Germany113.6m81.9m138.7%46.0m56.2%BNA
Informa
06/13
06/13
12Bangladesh110.7m154.7m71.6%0.4m0.2%BTRC
Informa
09/13
06/13
13Philippines109.5m96.7m113.2%16.6m17.1%Informa06/13
14Mexico102.7m120.8m117.6%19.8m16.4%Informa06/13
Source: Paul Lambert, Informa (Q2 2013); national telecoms regulatorsvia: mobiThinking

 

  • China overtook the US as the largest smartphone market in Q3 2011, according to Strategy Analytics (November 2011)or Q1 2012, according to Canalys (May 2012), and has not looked back since.
  • IDC (August 2012) estimates that China’s share of the global smartphone market in 2012 was 26.5 percent.
  • Canalys (January 2013): predicts that 240 million smartphones will be sold in China in 2013. That is 29 percent of the 837 million smartphones Canalys expects to be sold in 2013. It is almost double the 125 million smartphones Canalys forecasts will be sold in the US in 2013.

 

Top five markets by share of global smartphone sales 2011, 2012, and 2016 according to IDC Smartphone sales forecasts for BRICI economies compared with US according to Canalys.
Country2011
market share
2012
market share
2016
market share
Growth
2011-16
 Country2013
shipments
2013
market share
2012-13
growth
China18.3%26.5%23.0%26.2% China239.8m28.7%29.1
USA21.3%17.8%14.5%11.6% USA125m14.9%N/A
India2.2%2.5%8.5%57.5% India26.5m3.2%61.4%
Brazil1.8%2.3%4.4%44.0% Russia18.82.3%30.7%
United Kingdom5.3%4.5%3.6%11.5% Brazil17.22.1%40.0%
Rest of World51.1%46.4%46.0%18.1% Indonesia15.7m1.9%51.7%
      Grand total837.0m100%22.5%
Source: © IDC (Aug 2012) Source: © Canalys (January 2013)
Via: © mobiThinking

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