Hong Kong (CNN Business) Apple has once again become the top-selling smartphone brand in top market China, along with the rest of the world.
Apple AAPL report by Counterpoint Research, published Wednesday, saidreached its "highest ever" market share in China in the three months to December.
Apple's market share in China reached 23% in the last quarter of 2021, compared with 16% the same period the previous year.
This surge came as total smartphone sales in China fell 9% year-on-year, according to Counterpoint.
Apple overtook the Chinese smartphone maker, Vivo, which slipped 6%, researchers said.
CNN, Apple, Counterpoint Research
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