Canalys: Samsung maintains leadership in smartphone market and industry shows slight growth
According to the latest statistics for the third quarter of this year, published by Canalys, Samsung remains the leader in the smartphone market. And it turned out that despite the difficulties, the global mobile device industry for the first time in two years has shown positive dynamics.
So for the three months of the third quarter, 352.4 million smartphones were delivered and this is 1% more than a year earlier. According to the results of the third quarter of last year, 348.9 million pipes were shipped.
Compared to the same period last year, Samsung managed to increase the supply of its devices by 11% and in quantitative terms this amounted to 78.9 million smartphones against 71.3 million a year earlier.
Huawei’s second place, which was able to ship 66.8 million units and occupy 19% of the market share, can be considered a serious success. Compared to the third quarter of 2018, the growth amounted to 29% and this is the best indicator among companies among the top five largest manufacturers.
The loser of the third quarter of 2019 was Apple, whose smartphone shipments sank 7% than a year earlier. The company has 43.5 million shipped smartphones, compared with 46.9 million in the third quarter of 2018. As a result, the company controls a 12.3% market share.
Xiaomi got the fourth line of the rating with 32.5 million delivered mobile devices, and its market share is 9.2%. Oppo closes the top 5, which controls 9.1% and the supply of its smartphones amounted to 32 million handsets.
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