2013/19/06, 06:06 pm
IDC has ranked Apple the fifth largest smartphone vendor in China, assigning it a 9 percent share of the 78 million smartphones sold in Q1. While the market grew by 117 percent, Apple's sales of the entry level iPhone 4 grew by 211 percent, the firm noted.
2013/27/05, 08:05 pm
After becoming the smartphone market leader in China last year, Samsung has reportedly broken records by shipping 12.5 million handsets in the first quarter of 2013, more than doubling sales of Apple's iPhone.
2013/09/05, 01:05 pm
At three times the size of the U.S. market, China has become one of the most important battlegrounds in the smartphone industry, and Apple's iPhone is now the fifth-largest smartphone seller in the country.
2013/23/04, 06:04 pm
Apple just had its "best quarter ever" in the increasingly important Chinese market, according to CEO Tim Cook, who says the iPhone maker is well positioned to address China going forward.
2013/17/04, 10:04 am
Apple is the target of some salacious accusations in the Chinese media again, with an alleged pornography investigation making some observers wonder if this is the new normal for Apple in the world's biggest smartphone market.
2013/04/04, 10:04 am
Just days after Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook apologized to customers in China over warranty issues, his company has continued its efforts to placate the country's government by pulling a book-selling iOS application.
2013/02/04, 11:04 am
International companies trying to break in to the Chinese market are routinely criticized by state-controlled media, forcing apologies like the one Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook gave this week.
2013/18/03, 10:03 pm
A report by the state-run China Central Television that intended to smear Apple as bad for consumers has instead harmed the network's remaining credibility after a local celebrity apparently flubbed his lines when posting phony outrage as a disgruntled "Apple fan."
2013/22/02, 03:02 pm
Apple's policy of limiting operation of the iPhone 5 with certain Hong Kong carriers is under fire, as one carrier has filed court documents contesting the practice, claiming that consumers may be surprised to find that "their choice of mobile service provider [is] dictated by Apple."
2013/18/02, 03:02 pm
The world's most populous nation is now the biggest market for devices such as Apple's iPhone and those running Google's Android operating system, as a new report has China surpassing the U.S. for the total number of smart devices in operation.
2013/29/01, 12:01 am
A new rumor has it that the three-building facility Apple has registered in Pudong, Shanghai, will be dedicated to supply chain management, not research and development as was previously believed.
2013/20/01, 12:01 am
Apple on Friday submitted documents detailing two iPad designs to China's Patent and Trademark Office in hopes of securing a trademark on the signature look of its best-selling tablet.
2012/14/12, 03:12 am
Apple kicked off sales of the massively popular iPhone 5 handset in China and 31 other countries on Friday, fending off supply constraints as the company continues its fastest rollout ever.
2012/17/08, 01:08 pm
Apple's financial chief Peter Oppenheimer, brimming with confidence over the company's near-term product plans, reportedly told a group of analysts on Thursday that China represents a seemingly limitless opportunity for future growth.
2012/08/08, 10:08 am
Apple dominated the Chinese tablet market during the three-month period ending July, capturing nearly 3 out of every 4 purchases despite not being able to sell its latest iPad in the mainland until the final week of the quarter.
2012/30/04, 08:04 am
Apple has "enormous" potential to grow its sales in China, as one new estimate predicts Apple will sell 25 million iPhones there this year, and sales will grow to at least 35 million in 2013.
2012/27/04, 05:04 pm
About 200 workers threatened to take their own lives on Friday at a building owned by Apple's Chinese manufacturing partner Foxconn over purported wage disputes and workplace conditions.
2012/11/04, 05:04 pm
Journalist Rob Schmitz, who exposed Mike Daisey's fabrications and exaggerations of Apple's Chinese suppliers, has produced an inside look at how Apple's iPad gets built in China for American Public Media's Marketplace.
2012/26/03, 04:03 pm
Following an exposť that dismantled the accuracy of his claims regarding workers' conditions among the manufacturers in China Apple uses to build its products, performer Mike Daisey has offered a new, broader apology.
2012/26/03, 03:03 pm
An upcoming update to iOS will add support for China's Baidu search engine, with some reports indicating that Apple will shift the iPhone's default search from Google.