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More than 436 million smartphones forecast to be purchased in China next year

0. phoneArena 19 Dec 2013, 03:16 posted on

A published report on Thursday estimates that Chinese consumers will purchase more than 436 million smartphones in 2014. Roughly 64% of those handsets will be manufactured by local companies in the country. Global manufacturers will account for the balance, roughly 158 million smartphones. That would be an increase of 3% in the number of units made by global players that will be sold in China during 2014...

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posted on 19 Dec 2013, 04:11 2

1. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2479; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


OMG 436M!!! China alone...

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:58

5. taikucing (unregistered)


And those 436M people are still 1/4 of Chinese population (1.36 Billion). WTF!!!

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 04:36

2. davenycept (Posts: 170; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)


That's almost 1 1/2 times the US total population!!

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 05:24

3. networkdood (Posts: 6261; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Ummm...noooo..that is only less than double the population of America...

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 11:59 1

7. davenycept (Posts: 170; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)


Ummmm 1.5x is less than double if my math serves me correct..

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 07:57

4. taikucing (unregistered)


China itself contributes 19% of world population. It means 1 of 5 people in the world is Chinese. Not to mention Chinese descendants who live in other nations LOL.

posted on 19 Dec 2013, 08:34

6. JakeLee (limited) (Posts: 892; Member since: 02 Nov 2013)


Holy crap.....

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