Samsung noticed essentially the most smartphone shipments globally in the course of the first quarter of this 12 months. International smartphone shipments have been at 340 million models in Q1 2021, the most recent report by Technique Analytics suggests. Shipments have been up by 24 % year-on-year (YoY), representing the very best development since 2015. This might largely be because of improve in distant working and on-line training that helped increase smartphone gross sales. Samsung was the highest performing smartphone producer with 23 % market share in Q1 2021. Huawei wasn’t capable of lower into the highest 5 world smartphone shipments, with Oppo and Vivo coming in at fourth and fifth positions, respectively.
The newest Technique Analytics report means that Samsung stays the biggest vendor, transport 77 million smartphones globally within the first quarter, rising by 32 % YoY from 58 million models in Q1 2020. The rise in gross sales was attributed to the brand new inexpensive Galaxy A-series 4G and 5G telephones, and the sooner launched Samsung Galaxy S21 sequence. Apple got here in second by transport 57 million iPhone models worldwide, capturing 17 % quantity market share.
Xiaomi noticed an increase in world smartphone shipments in Q1 2021 and held the third place by way of quantity of smartphones shipped, the report acknowledged. It shipped 49 million smartphones globally and took a 15 % market share in Q1 2021, up from 10 % a 12 months in the past. That is because of the model’s robust efficiency in India and China, and its enlargement to different areas like Africa, Europe, and Latin America.
Huawei was not part of the highest 5 world smartphone shipments in Q1 2021. Oppo and Vivo took the fourth and fifth place, respectively, with 11 % market share every. Oppo shipped 38 million models within the first quarter of this 12 months, whereas Vivo shipped 37 million smartphones, Technique Analytics reviews. Vivo gained so much final 12 months and grew a formidable 85 % YoY in Q1 2021.
Globally, the highest 5 distributors mixed took a 76 % market share in Q1 2021, up from 71 % one 12 months in the past. Linda Sui, Senior Director, Technique Analytics stated, “The China smartphone market had a sensational quarter pushed by 5G product success throughout a number of value tiers. China smartphone shipments have been up +35 % YoY reaching 94 million models in Q1 2021. Chip shortages and provide aspect constraints didn’t have a major affect in Q1 among the many prime 5 manufacturers however was and shall be a priority for smaller distributors over the subsequent few quarters in our view.”
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