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Android and Apple iOS Capture a Record 98 Percent Share of China Smartphone Shipments in Q4 2012

by Linda Sui | Jan 31, 2013

Mainland China smartphone shipments grew 64% annually to reach 53 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012. Android and Android forks together accounted for a record 86% share of all smartphones shipped in China this quarter. Apple iOS followed with 12% share. Android (including Android forks) and Apple iOS capture a record 98% share of China smartphone shipments this quarter, up from 79% one year ago. Please access the published report from our Handset Country Share Tracker Services (HCST) for more details.

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