There will be more smartphones shipped to China in 2014 than there are people in America

Prosperity is relative to your general geographical location, but the influx of smartphones into China are a testament to their people’s continued financial growth. Will it last?

The world’s biggest smartphone market China will likely ship in more than 450 million devices in 2014, at least a quarter more than this year, research firm IDC said.

IDC said the increase will be driven by the government’s issuance of 4G licences and expectations that China Mobile Ltd, the world’s biggest wireless operator, would carry iPhones by then.

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