Smartphones from Apple, Xiaomi and Huawei once again the leaders.
Trading platform AliExpress and Tmall talked about what products the Russians were looked for most often in 2018. Most popular queries the Russians refer to products from Apple, Xiaomi and Huawei. In particular, the Russians were looking for on the trading floors of smart watches, smartphones and different accessories for them.
The most popular smartphones on AliExpress and Tmall on the number of requests for the whole of 2018 were two budget models from Xiaomi. Russians are massively searched for the best deals on Xiaomi Redmi Note Xiaomi Redmi 5 and 4. In AliExpress did not publish detailed statistics on requests for specific iPhone models.
Only in 2018, the Russians left in AliExpress and Tmall more than 10 million different queries for the tag “smartphones”. Compared to last year, there was a significant increase in the number of queries. For example, requests for smartphone Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 appeared just 10 times more than the year before.
Top 5 most popular searches 2018 on AliExpress and Tmall in addition to smartphones became headphones, watches, backpacks and swimwear. In AliExpress said that the Russians were much more interested in more expensive goods. According to General Director of AliExpress in Russia, Liu Wei, is associated with an increase in consumer confidence of Russians and the fact that the delivery of goods from China have been significantly reduced.