Total Smartphone Shipments In China by Quarter

The below graph represents the total number of smartphones shipped in China, starting from Q1 2012 to Q3 2020. About 84.8 million units of smartphones were shipped during the third quarter of 2020, with a 14.3% YoY decline. Surprisingly, this was the 14th consecutive quarter of yearly decline in shipments.

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The above graph represents the total smartphone shipments in China by quarter, starting from Q1 2012 to the recently completed quarter. Surprisingly, the Q3 2020 was the 14th consecutive quarter when the country recorded some year-over-year decline in its smartphone shipments. In Q3 2020, China’s Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 84.8 million units, with a notable decline of 14.3%.

China Smartphone Shipments: History

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NoteCalendar Year – from January 1st to December 31st

Huawei, Vivo, Oppo Xiaomi and Apple remained the top 5 vendors in China smartphone market as of September 2020.

As the graph shows, the total smartphone shipments in China surpassed 100 million milestone for the first time in Q1 2014. The vendors shipped approximately 104.18 million units during the first quarter, with an appreciable 31.3% YoY growth.

Surprisingly, in Q1 2018, the market recorded a notable 15.85% YoY decline in the smartphone shipments, totalling 87.6 million units. When compared to the previous quarter, the shipments declined 23.4% – the highest-ever till date.

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