“Xiaomi shipments tumbled by 38 percent in China for the quarter ended June 30 compared to the same period last year, as Huawei, Oppo, and Vivo strengthened their positions in China, according to a research note released by International Data Corp (IDC) on Monday,” Cyrus Lee reports for ZDNet.
“The Chinese budget phone maker shipped a total of 10.5 million smartphones in the second quarter, down from 17.1 million during the same period last year,” Lee reports. “IDC said Xiaomi had slipped to fourth place after leading the market a year earlier.”
“Apple’s shipments to China tumbled by 32 percent in the second quarter, down to fifth place from third place last year,” Lee reports. “IDC said the iPhone SE was not a hit in China, as consumers prefer larger-sized phones and may be holding out pending new iPhone announcements.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Unlike iPhone knockoff peddler Xiaomi, Apple will be just fine in China, thanks.
If it’s not an iPhone, it’s not an iPhone.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]