Apple Wins China, Earning Title of Biggest Smartphone Seller

According to research firm IDC, Apple is now the biggest smartphone provider in China. To get to the top, Apple overtook Xiaomi, a Chinese-native smartphone company, with the companies respectively controlling 15% and 14% of what has become the world's most lucrative market. The change in rankings comes after Apple reported impressive growth in China, logging a 72% increase in the number of smartphones sold in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period last year.