Saturday, April 14, 2012

MIIT released "China mobile device white paper 2012".

Chinese government MIIT(Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People's Republic of China)  released "China mobile device white paper 2012", but according to this report, total shipment number of mobile device in China was 455 million units in 2011.

In 2005, the shipment number of mobile device was 129 million units, so it was increased more than 300 million units in last 6 years.

And the shipment number of smart mobile device(*that means smart phone and tablet PC) in China was 117.74 million units in 2011, and the breakdown of mobile smart device shipment number by mobile OS as of Q4,2011 were as follows:

Android  73.99% ; Symbian  12.53% ; iOS  10.67% ; Windows Phone  0.34% ; RIM  0.03%

In the end, this is a ratio of mobile device shipment by Chinese company and foreign company.

In 2011, Chinese company has been occupied 71.68% share of mobile device shipment, and its number was over than 300 million units.

And this report also said we have to pay attentions the further growth of smart mobile device and "Nokia + Windows phone" can catch-up in Chinese market or not.

Original article => CATR