Thanks to iPhone 12: Apple bypasses Samsung to become the largest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2020

Analysts at IDC released a report on global smartphone shipments last year.

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fourth quarter of 2020, ranking of the mostmajor smartphone manufacturers are led by Apple, surpassing Samsung. For Apple, the fourth quarter of last year was the most profitable in the company's history. IPhone revenue increased to $ 65.6 billion. This is 17% more than in Q3 2020. Naturally, all thanks to the announcement of the new iPhone 12.

Thus, Apple took 23 in Q4 2020.4% market share. Next comes Samsung (19.1%), Xiaomi (11.2%) and OPPO (8.8%). The fifth position in the ranking is occupied by Huawei. Due to US sanctions, the Chinese manufacturer's market share fell to 8.4%.

If we talk about 2020 as a whole, then Samsung is still the leader with a market share of 20.6%. Also in the top five were Apple (15.9%), Huawei (14.6%), Xiaomi (11.4%) and Vivo (8.6%).

Source: Businesswire

Photo: Appleinsider

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