Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) increased a percentage point of market share and entered the top five smartphone manufacturers in China again, according to IDC. Apple’s share increased from 6% to 7% during Q4 of last year.
These numbers do not include sales made through Apple’s partnership with China Mobile. The sales of the iPhone through China Mobile started on January 17th.
One of the up-and-coming mobile companies in China is Xiaomi. Xiaomi is currently sixth overall among smartphone companies in China.