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While Apple continues to have their struggles in China, Android-powered smartphones are picking up the slack. Unfortunately, Google isn’t doing so well in China either. This means that if Android users want to download applications, they must rely on app stores operated by local players.

The app market ranking in April 2017 released by Newzoo shows that Tencent takes almost a quarter of the China’s fragmented Android app market without the presence of iOS. Compares with the top 10 Android app store ranking of 2015, Tencent’s store Myapp (应用宝) is now the king with 24.7% of the market, followed closely by Qihoo’s 360 Mobile Assitant (360 手机助手).

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Eva Yoo

Eva Yoo is Shanghai-based tech writer. Reach her at evayoo@technode.com