In the struggle for supremacy in the smartphone market Huawei bypasses Apple29.08.2018
Many experts believe that Apple is firmly entrenched in the smartphone market and its position is not threatened. However, recent research shows a very different situation. This time we can see a report on the smartphone market for the second quarter of 2018 from Gartner. The report shows that Apple giant ahead of Huawei. In the ranking of the main producers on the market right now the second line is Huawei, and Apple has moved into third.
If you compare with last year, the company’s share decreased by 0.2% to 11.9% vs. 12.1%. But the share of Huawei on the contrary increased to 13.3%. This manufacturer has put in 14 million more smartphones than Apple. Sales of the latter remained at the same level. But Samsung is in serious decline, they have raised over 10 million units less. As a result, their share was 19.3% versus 22.6 percent in the past year. The most rapid growth showed Xiaomi, which flooded the market with 8.8% and managed to sell over 32 million units. To increase the supply of managed and Oppo, entrenched in the top five. Total worldwide smartphone shipments increased by 2%.