Mainland Chinese consumers spent an average of RMB 1426 (around $235) on an Android device in October , according to the latest report released by Umeng, the mobile analytics company of Alibaba Group.

The results from the report are based on approximately 30 million newly added Android devices in 200 cities and regions in mainland China.

Umeng concludes that 2013 saw a wave of Android phone upgrades in mainland China. It’s not , however, that users in first-tier cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou bought Android phones at comparatively high prices.

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Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com