China's Mobile Phone Shipments Reach Nearly 500 Million In First 11 Months Of 2016

China’s domestic mobile phone market realized shipments of 54.52 million units in November 2016, a year-on-year increase of 2.4%.

And its shipments reached 497 million units in the first 11 months of 2016, a year-on-year increase of 7.6%, according to the latest statistics released by China Academy of Telecommunication Research of MIIT.

The statistics also showed that from January to November 2016, Chinese-made branded mobile phones realized shipments of 442 million units, a year-on-year increase of 16.1%, and it accounted for 89% of total mobile phones shipped in China.

Chinese mobile phone brands are becoming more popular among Chinese users. A mobile phone satisfaction and communications performance report for the second half of 2016 published by China Telecom showed that for mobile phones with prices of over CNY3,500, Huawei’s P9 plus received the best feedback from Chinese users, followed by Apple’s iPhone 7 plus and iPhone 7.

For the price ranges of between CNY2,500 and 3,499, between CNY1,500 and CNY2,499, and between CNY1,000 and 1,499, the top three popular modes were all Chinese brands.

At present, China’s mobile phone penetration rate is over 90% and the mobile phone market is still growing.

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