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IDC: World smartphone market grew by 13.2% in Q2 with Samsung within the lead

The newest IDC report brings extra readability into the worldwide smartphone shipments for the April-June interval. Samsung led the way in which with 59 million shipments forward of Xiaomi with 53.1 million and Apple with 44.2 million. Xiaomi posted a formidable 86.6% yearly development because it and different Chinese language rivals intention to fill the void left by Huawei.

The mixed shipments quantity outpaced final yr’s Q2 efficiency by 13.2% affirming the rebound in smartphone gross sales in comparison with final yr. Oppo with its 32.8 million shipments and vivo with 31.6 million spherical out the top-five largest firms whereas the remainder of the market contributed 92.4 million items.

Firm Q2 2021 Shipments
(in million)
Q2 2021
Market share
Q2 2020 Shipments
(in million)
Q2 2020
Market share
Yearly change
Samsung 59.0 18.8% 54.0 19.5% +9.3%
Xiaomi 53.1 16.9% 28.5 10.3% +86.6%
Apple 44.2 14.1% 37.6 13.6% +17.8%
Oppo 32.8 10.5% 24.0 8.7% +37.0%
vivo 31.6 10.1% 23.7 8.6% +33.7%
Others 92.4 29.5% 109.0 39.4% -15.2%
Complete 313.2 100% 276.6 100% +13.2%

The report notes that China was the one area that noticed unfavorable development over the past three months attributable to components like no new flagship launches and the continued demand for Huawei telephones. The smartphone market was extra lucky than the PC, automotive and show industries when it comes to provide chain limits regardless of the continuing pandemic and semiconductor shortages.

Trying ahead IDC predicts a fair bigger enhance in shipments for the Chinese language manufacturers which might finally lower into Samsung and Apple’s dominance.


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