As of the first quarter of 2016, the number of China's mobile phone subscribers stayed flat at around 1.3 billion, with the adoption of 4G services reaching 39.4%. There were 107.8 million smartphones shipped in the quarter. When it comes to performance of individual brands in China, Huawei continued to lead the market. Though Xiaomi and Apple maintained the second and third places, Oppo followed closely behind with around 11% market share. This report examines the development of the Chinese smartphone market during the first and second quarter of 2016 from the perspective of telecom operators and smartphone branded vendors.