Android Hits High On Chinese Market, Now Holds 90 Percent Market Share

Posted on Nov 15 2012 - 5:59am by Editorial Staff

According to a new report from Analysys International (via Tech in Asia), Android crushes the competition in China as its now holding 90 percent market share, up from 58.2 percent, which it holds a year ago. Symbian and Nokia fall apart, with Android on the rise, falling from 23.3 percent in 2011 Q3.

Further, what’s good is that budget smartphone continued to gain momentum in the country, as the average price for Android-based devices fell again apart, this time to RMB 1,393 ($223) down from previous RMB 1,560 ($251) while the average price for a Symbian smartphone now comes at RMB 1,114 ($179) and that of iOS dropped to RMB 4,523 ($726).


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