Apple No. 1 brand in China
Tough competition going in between Apple and Xiaomi in China. Q4 2014, Apple shipped maximum Smartphones in China ahead of Xiaomi and Samsung.
Even though , Apple smartphones are the costliest smartphones in the world , but big screen took china by storm. Understanding China market is very difficult, but, Apple seem to understood two factors, Big screen and LTE, thats the way apple is going ahead every where.
Apple is already at 33 % in Korea also. Though Apple caters niche segment, but, still doing pretty well as compared to other Brands.