More than a year ago, Chinese brands Oppo and Vivo, Xiaomi pushed out the top five largest manufacturers of smartphones but now the company is back in the rankings. According to experts IDC and Strategy Analytics, particularly the notable success of Xiaomi in the Indian market.
More than a year ago, Chinese brands Oppo and Vivo, Xiaomi pushed out the top five largest manufacturers of smartphones but now the company is back in the rankings. According to experts IDC and Strategy Analytics, particularly the notable success of Xiaomi in the Indian market, where the state 4A Redmi and Redmi Note 4 surpassed the sales of all other devices.
Return to the top League
In the second quarter of 2017, the market leader remains Samsung, with 79.8 million shipped smartphones, with the flagship model of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ helped the Korean giant to increase sales by 1.4%. It stands for Apple, on the eve announced the implementation of 41 million iPhones. Huawei continues to narrow the gap with the second place, and showed 19.6% increase in annual terms. Just put the company out of 38.5 million units. Fourth line is Oppo with a score of 27.8 million smartphones.
Completing the top five Xiaomi, however, estimates are slightly different: IDC counted 21.2 million units and Strategy Analytics â€” 23.2 million. According to own data of the company, during the period from April to June, sales of the devices reached 23.16 million (almost 60% more than the previous year). Xiaomi, a little ahead Vivo, but experts believe that in the second half of the manufacturer will remain in the Top 5 while maintaining the growth trend.
The situation on the market
Strategy Analytics reported an increase in global shipments of smartphones by 1% to 360 million. IDC, on the contrary, recorded a 1.3% drop in the market to 341.6 million units. The discrepancy is due to differences in the method of calculation, but both companies reported a fall in the “Others” category. The big players are increasing their influence, while small companies find it increasingly difficult to fight for a place under the sun.
Sources: Strategy Analytics, IDC
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