China now world’s top Smartphone producer


Chinese shipments of Smart phones totalled 224 million units in 2012, making the country the world’s largest smartphone producer, official data showed Wednesday. In 2012, over 730,000 Chinese apps were launched on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad platforms, and the number of apps in China Mobile’s online Mobile Market approached 150,000, according to a statement from the China Academy of Telecommunication Research under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Beijing-based research firm, Analysts International predicted that China’s mobile Internet market will reach 429.6 billion yuan in 2015, a news agency reported.


  1. Well, China does have one of the biggest – if not the largest – workforces in the world so this figure really isn't surprising. Now, if they could only get rid of the stereotype about the quality of Chinese-made products, then the country would be raking in even more revenues.

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