Report: The domestic mobile phone market shipped 18.079 million units in April, and 5G mobile phones accounted for 80.7%

The China Academy of Information and Communications Technology released an analysis report on the operation of the domestic mobile phone market in April 2022. The report shows that in April 2022, the domestic market shipped 18.079 million mobile phones, a year-on-year decrease of 34.2%, of which 5G mobile phones were 14.585 million, a year-on-year decrease of 31.9%, accounting for 80.7% of mobile phone shipments in the same period.

The details are as follows:

1. The overall situation of the domestic mobile phone market

In April 2022, mobile phone shipments in the domestic market were 18.079 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 34.2%. Among them, 5G mobile phones were 14.585 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 31.9%, accounting for 80.7% of mobile phone shipments in the same period.

From January to April 2022, the total shipments of mobile phones in the domestic market totaled 87.425 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 30.3%. Among them, 5G mobile phone shipments were 68.469 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 25.0%, accounting for 78.3% of mobile phone shipments in the same period.

Figure 1 Domestic mobile phone market shipments and the proportion of 5G mobile phones

In April 2022, 40 new mobile phone models were launched in China, a year-on-year increase of 25.0%, of which 21 were 5G mobile phones, a year-on-year increase of 31.3%, accounting for 52.5% of the number of new mobile phone models listed in the same period.

From January to April 2022, a total of 143 new models were launched, a year-on-year decrease of 7.1%, of which 78 were 5G mobile phones, a year-on-year decrease of 2.5%, accounting for 54.5% of the number of new mobile phone models listed in the same period.

Figure 2 The number of new mobile phone models on the market in China and the proportion of 5G mobile phones

2. Composition of domestic and foreign brands in the domestic mobile phone market

In April 2022, the shipment of domestic brand mobile phones was 16.427 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 33.6%, accounting for 90.9% of the mobile phone shipments in the same period; 39 new models were launched, a year-on-year increase of 50.0%, accounting for the number of new mobile phone models listed in the same period. of 97.5%.

From January to April 2022, domestic brand mobile phone shipments totaled 74.077 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 33.5%, accounting for 84.7% of mobile phone shipments in the same period; a total of 137 new models were launched, a year-on-year decrease of 2.8%, accounting for the same period of mobile phone listings. 95.8% of the number of new models.

Figure 3 Shipments and Proportions of Domestic Brand Mobile Phones

3. Development of domestic smart phones

In April 2022, smartphone shipments were 17.69 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 34.4%, accounting for 97.8% of mobile phone shipments in the same period. From January to April 2022, smartphone shipments were 85.774 million units, a year-on-year decrease of 30.4%, accounting for 98.1% of mobile phone shipments in the same period.

Figure 4 Domestic smartphone shipments and proportion

In April 2022, 36 new smartphone models were launched, a year-on-year increase of 38.5%, accounting for 90.0% of the number of new smartphone models launched in the same period. From January to April 2022, a total of 121 new models of smartphones were launched, a year-on-year decrease of 2.4%, accounting for 84.6% of the number of new models launched in the same period.

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