China’s mobile app industry was brewing in 2017, a new research from Jiguang Data released on Tuesday has shown (in Chinese). The report titled 2017 Mobile Internet Industry Inventory App List has brought insights into which of China’s top 1000 mobile apps caught users’ attention during this year. The list was compiled according to market penetration rates.

Here are some of the highlights from the report:

1. Among the top 1000 apps in 2017, 78% were on the list the previous year. Among the newcomers in 2017 were video apps Huoshan (火山小视频) and Tik Tok (a.k.a. Douyin, 抖音), mobile games Wildland Ops (荒野行动) and Tongzhou (同桌游戏), as well as 220 other apps. WeChat predictably topped the list in 2017.

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Masha Borak

Masha Borak is a technology reporter based in Beijing. Write to her at masha.borak [at] technode.com. Pitches with the word "disruptive" will be ignored. Read a good book - learn some more adjectives.