Apple takes top smartphone vendor spot in China thanks to iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
Apple was apparently the number one smartphone smartphone vendor in China for the first time during Q4 2014, measured by units shipped. Apple seems to have beat out the likes of Xiaomi, Samsung, and Huawei to come out on top. Apple's success in China was primarily due to the release of the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, according to Canalys:
We should know more about exactly how well Apple did in China last quarter later today, Jan. 27, when the company will release its quarterly results, holding the traditional conference call (opens in new tab) soon after.
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