Article By : Technique Analytics
International smartphone shipments reached 340 million models within the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, up by 24% year-on-year (YoY)—representing the very best development since 2015.
International smartphone shipments reached 340 million models within the first quarter (Q1) of 2021, up by 24% year-on-year (YoY)—representing the very best development since 2015—in response to Technique Analytics. The smartphone market rebound was pushed by the wholesome demand of shoppers with growing old gadgets and an outstanding 5G push from Chinese language distributors.
“The China smartphone market had a sensational quarter pushed by 5G product success throughout a number of worth tiers. China smartphone shipments had been up +35% YoY reaching 94 million models 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. Chip shortages and provide aspect constraints didn’t have a major impression 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,” mentioned Linda Sui, Senior Director, at Technique Analytics.
Neil Mawston, Govt Director at Technique Analytics, added, “Samsung stays the biggest vendor delivery 77 million smartphones globally within the first quarter, rising by 32% YoY from 58 million models in Q1 2020. Samsung’s newly launched extra inexpensive A sequence 4G and 5G telephones, and the sooner launched Galaxy S21 sequence mixed drove strong efficiency within the quarter. Apple shipped 57 million models iPhones worldwide, capturing second place with a 17% quantity market share. The sturdy momentum behind the 5G iPhone 12 sequence continued throughout a number of markets.”
Based on Yiwen Wu, Senior Analyst at Technique Analytics, Xiaomi held third place when it comes to quantity of smartphones shipped for the second quarter in a row. The corporate shipped 49 million smartphones globally and took a 15% market share in Q1 2021, up from 10% one 12 months in the past.
“The seller maintained sturdy momentum in each India and China, and the growth in Europe, Latin America and Africa area additionally began to bear fruit. OPPO (not together with Realme and OnePlus) gained 11% market share and remained the fourth largest smartphone vendor within the first quarter, adopted by vivo. vivo grew a formidable 85% YOY in Q1 2021,” mentioned Wu.