Worldwide smartphone shipments reached 330 million models within the first quarter of 2019 in line with the most recent analysis from Technique Analytics – representing a 4% annual decline.
In keeping with the report, the worldwide smartphone shipments are hinting in the direction of a steady market and the outlook is enhancing for the remainder of the yr. Samsung holds first place with 22% international smartphone market share, with Huawei and Apple accumulating the silver and bronze medals respectively.
Neil Mawston, government director at Technique Analytics, stated: “Samsung shipped 71.Eight million smartphones worldwide in Q1 2019, dipping 8% yearly from 78.2 million models in Q1 2018. Samsung stays the world’s primary smartphone vendor, however it’s coming underneath rising strain from Huawei, who has bigger presence within the enormous China market.
“Huawei surged 50% yearly and outgrew all main rivals to ship 59.1 million smartphones worldwide throughout Q1 2019, up from 39.three million in Q1 2018. Huawei captured a report 18% international smartphone market share in Q1 2019. Huawei is closing in on Samsung and streaking forward of Apple, as a result of its sturdy presence throughout China, Western Europe and Africa.”
IDC’s worldwide quarterly cell phone tracker additionally reported a 4.9% lower again in January to 375.Four million models in international smartphone shipments in This fall/2018, on a year-on-year foundation. That is stated to be the fifth consecutive quarter of decline. The report states that the difficult vacation quarter closes out the worst yr ever for smartphone shipments with international smartphone volumes reducing 4.1% in 2018 with 1.Four billion models shipped for the complete yr.
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