In China, the Apple iPhone continued to lose momentum during the second quarter
The top smartphone manufacturer in China is Huawei. The company shipped 23 million phones in Q2, followed by Oppo . The latter delivered 21 million handsets in the period from April through June. Vivo finished third with 16 million phones shipped and Xiaomi was next with 15 million.
While Apple doesn't breakout its iPhone sales for specific markets, the company saw its sales in the country overall decline by 14% year-over-year in the period. For the quarter that runs from September through December, Apple's sales in China are expected to be led by the 10th Anniversary model dubbed the Apple iPhone 8. Sales are expected to rise 13.3% year-over-year to $9.96 billion over the final three months of the year, which is Apple's first quarter for fiscal 2018.