According to a recent report, Apple was the top International smartphone vendor in China in quarter one with 13.5 million iPhones imported into China.
Samsung was in second place with 7.2 million smartphones imported into China, they were followed by Microsoft with 200,000 units, and then Motorola, LG and Sony who all shipped 100,000 units each in the country.
Total smartphones shipped in China in quarter one were 104.7 million, 83 million of these were from China based smartphone suppliers.
Huawei Technologies was the largest China-based vendor shipping 14.1 million smartphones, followed by Oppo with 12.2 million units, BBK with 11.8 million units, Xiaomi Technology with 8.0 million units, Coolpad with 5.4 million units,Gionee with 4.4 million units, Meizu with 3.6 million units and ZTE with 2.1 million units.
Apple and Samsung both still have a massive potential market in China if they can convince Chinese consumers to buy their devices instead of handsets from Chinese smartphone makers like Huawei, Xiaomi, Oppo an others.
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