In the smartphone market, which had declined over the year by 16%, there was a change of leader
IDC analysts summed up the second quarter of this year in the smartphone market. In a prepared their report says that the market for the year decreased by 16.0%. Only during the quarter in the world was shipped 278,4 million devices. Although the decline in annual terms was even higher than in the first quarter, it was expected pandemic COVID-19 affecting supply chain, production and marketing.
For the first time the market leader was the Chinese company Huawei. For the quarter, it shipped 55,8 million devices. Note that this is 5% less than a year ago, but the market was reduced more so that the share of Huawei has increased from 17.7% to 20.0%.
Second place goes to Samsung. The South Korean company, which was previously a market leader, has reduced the supply from 76,2 to 54.2 million units, bringing its share declined from 23.0% to 19.5%.
Apple didn’t hold back in third place. It was the only manufacturer of the top five, which could increase the supply of — with of 33.8 to 37.6 million units. This has led to the increase of Apple’s share from 10.2% to 13.5%.
The top five also included Xiaomi and Oppo. Their share is 10.2% and 8.6%, respectively.