China's Mobile Phone Shipments Decrease 7.4%

Mobile phone shipments in China decreased by 7.4% year-on-year when comparing September 2016 to September 2017.

The China Academy of Information and Communications Technology published a report on the Chinese mobile phone market for September 2017, and stated mobile phone shipments in the Chinese domestic market were 44.186 million units in September 2017, representing a decrease of 7.4% compared with the same period of last year; and the number of newly launched mobile phone models was 123, a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.

From January to September 2017, China’s total mobile phone shipments were 367 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 8.2%; and the number of newly launched mobile phone models was 823, a year-on-year decrease of 28%.

Meanwhile, China’s 4G phone shipments were 41.596 million units in September 2017, a year-on-year decrease of 3.3%; and the number of newly launched 4G phone models was 90, a year-on-year decrease of 9.1%. From January to September 2017, China’s total 4G phone shipments were 346 million, a year-on-year decrease of 6.3%; and the number of newly launched 4G phone modes was 651, a year-on-year decrease of 33.2%.

In addition, the smartphone shipment in September 2017 was 41.556 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 3.8%. Of that total, 33.901 million were Android smartphones. During the first nine months of 2017, China’s total smartphone shipments decreased by 7% year-on-year to 345 million units, and 288 million were Android smartphones.

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