5G smartphone rapidly expand its discourse power in the market in 2020. YTD 5G smartphone shipments were 77.508 million units, represented 44.2% of the total shipment. The total number of new models were 119, accounting for 46.5% of the total new models. Comparatively, total 5G smartphone shipments and new models released in 2019 were 13.769 million and 35. The main reason for the increase of 5G mobile smartphone market penetration is that the major manufacturers turn to compete in the 5G market when they released the new products, which led to consumers’ passively acceptance 5G smartphone. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, 41.6% of the interviewees purchased 5G smartphone because of the normal replacement of the mobile phones. However, 73.3% of non-5G smartphone users think that it is not necessary for the public to buy 5G smartphone at this stage. At present, 5G mobile smartphone do not show obvious advantages over other mainstream smartphones. On the contrary, the high traffic pricing of 5G smartphone and the lack of commercial cities make the replacement of 5G smartphone with low cost performance, and thus hinder its market popularization. In the future, only by standing from the demand side, reflecting the advantages of 5G in communication transmission in smartphones, and developing killer application that can only rely on 5G smartphones, can we accelerate its popularization.
Major global economies have accelerated the promotion of 5G commercial landing. At present, China's 5G industry has formed four major industrial chains: planning, construction, operation and application. The industry has broad prospects for development. It is estimated that the number of 5G links in China will reach 428 million in 2025, and the direct economic output will reach 3.3 trillion yuan. IiMedia Research (Ai Media Consulting) monitoring found that in 2018, China's 5G industry chain in all aspects of the relevant enterprises revenue exceeded 100 million yuan, the development trend is good. According to the survey, 73.0% of the netizens are optimistic about the future development of 5G technology. Intelligent manufacturing, vehicle network and wireless medical treatment are the hotspots of netizens'attention. The capital market also pays close attention to the 5G industrial ecosphere. With the deepening integration of 5G into many technologies, the innovative application of 5G in traditional industries will become an important economic growth point in the future, and downstream applications such as smart travel and smart medical treatment will be the first investment hotspot.
The gradual promotion of China's Mobile Number Portability will bring huge challenges to the three major telecommunications carriers. At present, users are most dissatisfied with China Telecom and China Mobile's tariff issues, and are most dissatisfied with China Unicom's network signal and call quality. According to the iiMedia Research survey, 50.8% of users have a strong willingness to carry out the transfer of the number. Among them, students and white-collar workers have higher awareness and willingness to experience the number of users, whose will be the potential user groups during mobile number portability. iiMedia Research analysts believe that the implementation of the Mobile Number Portability policy will cause partial reshuffle of the three major telecommunications carriers, and they should optimize user services based on their own advantages.
Telephone harassment has plagued people’s daily life for years. As the data of iiMedia Research showed, the number of harassment calls in China exceeded 50 billion in 2018. One fifth of netizens implied that more than half of the calls they received are harassment calls. While 85.4% of them received harassment calls every week. The problem of harassment calls is rampant, but the solution to the problem is almost ineffective. More than 90% of the netizens express dissatisfaction with the management of harassment calls, and 43.1% even implied that they had received more harassment calls in the past years than before. In fact, the harassment calls need access to telecom operators, and as the result there are ways to deal with it. But harassment calls business involves a huge chain of interests. The scale of China call center market, supported by the sales calls and harassment calls, reached 19.02 billion yuan in 2018. Under the enormous interest relationship, more than 40% of netizens believe that the problem of harassment calls is mainly attributed to the telecom operators.
As the user bonus of Chinese smart phone market comes to an end and the market tends to be saturated, Chinese smart phone brands gradually shift the main battlefield of competition to overseas and embark on the strategy of “going to sea“ one after another. The huge potential of southeast Asia makes it the main starting point for all smart phone brands. According to data from iiMedia Research, xiaomi topped the list in India in market share in 2018. In Indonesia, xiaomi and vivo saw their market share increase significantly, while OPPO expanded strongly in Thailand. In the future, the competition among various smart phone brands in the southeast Asian market will be further intensified, and high-profile brands and sinking channels will become the main means of competition. In addition, smart phone brands will actively respond to 5G revolution while focusing on 4G investment.
The scale of China's bio-pharmaceutical industry continues to grow, and the proportion of bio-pharmaceutical output in the pharmaceutical industry continues to rise. In 2017, the total output value of the bio-pharmaceutical industry in China's park was about 1.5 trillion yuan. At present, China's biomedical industry has formed three major clusters, including the Bohai Rim region, the Yangtze River Delta region and the Pearl River Delta region, and the industrial agglomeration effect is outstanding. China's bio-pharmaceutical industry is in a stage of rapid development. In 2018, many head-to-head listed companies in biomedical related fields such as monoclonal antibodies, blood products and vaccines all exceeded 100 million yuan, achieving year-on-year growth. According to iiMedia Research, netizens in Shanghai are most concerned about the biomedical industry, and 40.9% of netizens surveyed support the application of transgenic technology in the pharmaceutical field. Among the heads of monoclonal antibodies, blood products and vaccines, Fuhong Hanlin as well as Weiguang Bio and Lidmanthe has the best online reputation,iiMedia Consulting analysts believe that in the future, the combination of artificial intelligence with new drug research and the fierce competition among head enterprises is an important trend in the development of China's biomedical industry.
As the data of iiMedia Research showed,the Chinese shipment of smart phone in the third season in 2018 declined obviously year-on-year.The top 5 smart phone brands—iPhone,Huawei,OPPO,vivo and Xiaomi dominate the most market share in China,with iPhone accounting for 28.9%and Huawei accounting for 17.1%.Huawei owns the best public praise from the Internet in the top 5 smart phone brands,while iPhone got the most discussing and the most powerful dissemination but the most negative comment form its new product release meeting in 2018.