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Baidu's Smart Speaker Market Share Soars 711% in China

Nov 05, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

Chinese internet giant Baidu has seen 711 percent quarter-on-quarter growth in its home country's smart speaker market in the space of one quarter, according to research firm Canalys.

Baidu, which released its Xiaodu speaker in June, became the third-largest vendor in the country for the third quarter of the year, shipping 1 million speakers.Alibaba was once again the number one seller in the market for the quarter, but its dominance has slipped.It shipped 2.2 million Tmall Genie speakers,...