Global Smartphone Shipments Grew for First Time in Two Years in Q3 2020

Global Smartphone Shipments Grew for First Time in Two Years in Q3 2020, Research firm Canalys and Strategy Analytics claim global smartphone shipments trended downward for the first time in two years to grow in Q3 2019.

According to Canalis, worldwide smartphone shipments grew by 1 percent year-on-year, while in Strategy Analytics it was 2 percent. In terms of total shipments,





Global Smartphone Shipments Grew for First Time in Two Years in Q3



 Global Smartphone Shipments Grew for First Time in Two Years in Q3



 smartphone manufacturers shipped 352.4 million smartphones, according to Canals, and 366 million as their strategy analytics. Samsung,

Huawei and Apple captured the top three spots in both research firms' reports, followed by Xiaomi and Oppo.

"Global smartphone shipments increased 2 percent annually from 359.8 million units in Q3 2018 to 366.3 million units in Q3 2019,"

Strategy Analytics director Woody Oh said in a statement. Global smartphone market gained momentum for the first time after the third quarter. 2017. Due to strong pricing competition among vendors and new innovations such as big screens and 5G connectivity, worldwide demand for smartphones is recovering. "

According to Strategy Analytics, Samsung shipped 78.2 million smartphone units in the previous quarter to gain 21.3 percent market share, followed by Huawei with 66.7 million shipments for 18.2 percent share, and Apple with 45.6 million shipments with 12.6 percent share.

Done. Xiaomi and Oppo accounted for 32.3 million and 29.4 million smartphone shipments in Q3 2019 respectively.

Apart from Samsung and Huawei, smartphone shipments of all other major smartphone manufacturers decreased year-over-year, and the same was for their market share.

Talking about data from research firm Canalys, it says Samsung sold a total of 78.9 million units last quarter to grab the top spot.

It was followed by Huawei with 66.8 million units and Apple with 43.5 million units. Xiaomi shipped 32.5 million units, while Oppo accounted for 32 million shipments in the Canalys report.

According to a chart shared by Canalys, global smartphone shipments grew steadily year-over-year from 2009 to Q3 2017, halted in 2016 in the first quarter.

However, since Q4 2017, smartphone shipments had declined until the last quarter. . So, Q3 2019 has come as a good news for at least some smartphone manufacturers.

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