With the current forecasts for growth of the Asian mobile market (expected this year is the largest) and one of every six dollars to enter the country of Mao Zedong from Apple, it seems pretty clear that the company or companies that now to focus correctly the situation in China will enjoy a prosperous future.
According to a study conducted by China Economic Net, Apple got just to do with sales during the month of April of the 8.52% of the total number of phones sold in China, while Samsung went on to first place with a crushing 22.75%, followed a little far by Coolpad with a 11.7%, Huawei with a 10.92%, Lenovo (Yes, here are manufactured products such as computers, mp3 and phones under this brand) occupies the fourth position with a 10,21% and the top 5 ZTE, closes it with a 9.28%, relegating Apple to the sixth place.
Other international companies are very behind, as Motorola Mobility, which only carries a 4.14% of the pie, Nokia with a 3.95% of the market expected to grow thanks to the Lumia and, recent HTC, he meets a sad 2.82% of market share.
The increase in phones circulating in China meet a very specific profile: basic range telephones or average with 3G financed by the three mobile telephony operators most important in the country: China Mobile, China Telecom or China Unicom.
It is clear that Apple’s iPhone does not comply with the first premise, but is to not comply with the second. Terminal of Californians sold exclusively with China Unicom, the second operator by volume of customers (the first is China Mobile, 670 million), fact that complicates her sales to the Cupertino, though If you look at absolute numbers and not in percentages, not going so bad.