Company Xiaomi overtook Apple in December 2023 and took the first place in the Chinese market with a market share of 16,5%, writes IT Home.
In December 2023, 3.48 million activations of Xiaomi smartphones were recorded. Second place was taken by iPhone with 3,3621 million activations. Smartphones Honor took the third place with 3,3521 million activations. The share of Apple and Honor amounted to 15,9%.
It was previously reported that in the fourth quarter of 2023 the number of activations of Apple mobile phones amounted to 15 million, which allowed the company to take the first place, however its share fell to 10,6% year on year. At the same time, 11.8 million Xiaomi smartphones were activated, which is 38.4% more than for the same period a year earlier. The volume of activations of Huawei mobile phones amounted to 11,4 million units, which is 79,3% more than a year ago.
Xiaomi held the first place in sales of domestic mobile phones from November to December, and Apple emerged ahead at the end of the quarter due to the launch of iPhone 15 and exceptional sales in October.