30 Chinese apps you need to know about

China has about 705 million internet users — more than two times the U.S. population. Chinese consumers like to use apps that can perform a variety of functions, not just one or two. CNNMoney worked with iResearch, a Chinese analytics company, to look at some of the differences between well-known Chinese apps and their U.S. counterparts. Asterisk indicates availability in mainland China.

Clash Royale*


Meng Huan Xi You

Top grossing iOS mobile game
Both are multiplayer strategy games. Meng Huan Xi You has a strong tie to Chinese history. The backdrop of the game is based on one of China's most well-known books and legends.
Sophia Yan contributed to this story.
Source: CNNMoney reporting; Published May 17, 2016.