Global smartphone sales fell, sales of Samsung, Huawei and Xiaomi, on the contrary, increased

Consulting company Gartner published the results of a study of the global smartphone market in the second

financial quarter. Despite the pressure of sanctions, Chinese manufacturers continue to increase their market share, while others begin to sag.

In numbers

In total, from April to June, it was sold367.9 million devices, which is 1.7% less than the same period last year. Demand for smartphones of the flagship segment decreased the most. Experts attribute this to the fact that manufacturers have become better equipped middle-class and budget class models. For example, frameless displays, multi-lens cameras and capacious batteries used to be more characteristic of flagships.

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Leading position with 20.Samsung holds 4% of the market share, and Chinese company Huawei is catching up with it, having increased 2.5% compared to the previous quarter. At Apple, the losses are most noticeable - the Cupertinians sold 6193 fewer devices. Xiaomi is breathing in the back of their neck, which has slightly increased sales. If this goes on, Apple will no longer be in the top 3 lists.

China remained the largest consumer, accounting for at least 101 million units sold.