Samsung continues to lead the smartphone market, Xiaomi strives for second place, and Huawei dropped out of the TOP 5

Strategy Analytics Surveyed Global Smartphone Shipments Q1 2021

of the year and named the five most popular manufacturers for this period.

Who is in the TOP

First of all, the smartphone market showed the highest growth since 2015: 340 million units were sold in the first quarter, which is 24% more than in the same period last year.

The largest supplier is stillSamsung, which has sold 77 million gadgets. By the way, the company managed to improve its indicator by 32% compared to the first quarter of 2020. As a result, its market share was 23%.

Apple is in second place with 17% and 58 million units sold. Xiaomi is breathing in her back: the Chinese company has sold 49 million smartphones, improving its indicator by an impressive 80%!

OPPO (excluding Realme and OnePlus) gained 11% of the market and remained the fourth largest smartphone supplier in the first quarter. On the fifth line is Vivo with 37 million and 11% of the market.

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As you can see, there is no Huawei in the TOP-5, which previously occupied "prize" places and sought to take the throne of the leader. The US sanctions hit its sales hard, so the numbers continue to fall.

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