According to market research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 3% year-on-year to 341 million units in the second quarter of this year. Samsung maintained its number one position in the world with a 22% market share; Huawei and Apple ranked second and third respectively with 17% and 11% respectively, and Xiaomi maintained fourth place with 9%.
Due to the strong sales of mid-range and entry-level mobile phones, Samsung’s shipments increased. In the second quarter of this year, its mobile phone shipments reached 76.3 million units, up 7% year-on-year; Huawei’s mobile phone shipments increased by 54.2 million units. To 58.7 million, an increase of 8.3%.
Linda Sui, director of Strategy Analytics, said that due to increased demand in major markets such as China, global smartphone shipments are further stabilizing, and prospects for the second half of this year are expected to improve.