According to the report, smartphone shipments globally declined 7 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ). The primary reason for this is the lack of components and the expansion of the COVID 19 protocol across Asia and Europe.
Samsung is still at the top globally
The global smartphone market grew by 19 per cent (year-on-year) but declined by 7 per cent quarter-on-quarter. 329 million units have been sold under the leadership of Samsung. Samsung retained the number one position with shipments reaching 58 million units in Q2 2021, although its market share declined to 18 percent compared to 22 percent in Q2 2021, as its shipments grew 24 percent quarterly. Quarterly decline.
According to market research firm Counterpoint, Xiaomi has surpassed 50 million smartphones to become the world’s second largest smartphone brand for the first time. In a statement, Tarun Pathak, Director of Research, OEM Rankings, said Xiaomi had the best quarter ever as it has been able to increase its market share in China, Southeast Asia and Europe.
Xiaomi reported a quarter-on-quarter shipment growth of 8 percent, while its shipments grew by 98 percent year-on-year. Meanwhile, Apple’s smartphone shipments declined 18 percent quarter-on-quarter, but grew 30 percent year-on-year to 48.9 million units in Q2 2021. Pathak said, while Apple fell to the third spot, it captured record shipments in the second quarter due to consistent demand and supply for the iPhone 12 series.
OPPO’s shipments declined by 12 per cent quarter-on-quarter to 33.6 million units in the second quarter of 2021. Vivo’s shipments declined 8 per cent quarter-on-quarter, but with a 44 per cent year-on-year growth in 2021 reached 32.5 million units in the second quarter. Among other major OEMs, OnePlus, Realme and Lenovo Group have grown the fastest.
Samsung has captured every category in the market from top range to high range. The company brings something new every time. In such a situation, this is being directly benefited. Samsung is constantly coming at number one position.
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