Umeng, the Beijing-based leading mobile app analytics and developer service in China, released its Data Insight Report for 2012. According to it, iOS devices reached 85 million while the Android-based reached 160 million by the end of 2012.

At the start of 2012 the number of new Android and iOS activations was 9.2 million a month. This has grown rapidly, particularly in the last half of the year to a staggering 33 million new activations a month by year end.

It is interesting that the frequency of launching mobile app sessions in Dec. was 16 times that of the beginning of the year while the number of monthly mobile app session length, 12 times.

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Chelsea Dong

She reads, travels, photographs and writes, with interests in chronicling China tech scene and interpreting how technology disrupts the way people live.