Samsung is still a leader in the smartphone market, but Huawei is already on the heels

2019 is not over yet, but the analytical company Strategy Analytics has already published its forecasts for

smartphone market at the end of the year.

Who and what is prophesied

According to analysts, the leader in salessmartphones will remain Samsung. The company will be able to sell 323 million smartphones (last year it was 291 million) and occupy 21.3% of the market. Thus, the manufacturer will increase its market share by 1%.

But Chinese Huawei, despite US sanctions, is getting closer and closer. The company is projected to sell 251 million smartphones this year and capture 17.7% of the global market.

By the way, last year Huawei’s share was 14.4%. This year, the gap between Huawei and Samsung may narrow from 5.9% to 3.6%.

But Apple, according to the report, will remain in third place. According to analysts' forecasts, the Apple company will be able to sell 193 million iPhones and occupy 13.6% of the smartphone market.

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