There were 104.7 million smartphones shipped in the China market during the first quarter of 2016, slipping 11.2% on quarter but growing 20.1% on year and accounting for 33.8% of global total, according to Digitimes Research.
China-based vendors together shipped 83.0 million smartphones for a combined China market share of 79.3%, while international vendors' shipments of 21.7 million units occupied only 20.7% of the market and shrank 35.5% on quarter and 17.5% on year, Digitimes Research indicated.
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.
Among international vendors, Apple shipped 13.5 million smartphones, Samsung Electronics 7.2 million units, HTC 300,000 million units, Microsoft 200,000 units, and Motorola Mobility, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications each 100,000 units.
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