According to the latest survey results of research company Gartner, global smartphone sales have improved in the third quarter of 2020 after the downturn at the beginning of the year. Samsung has the highest sales among end users, with 80.8 million units during this period. It enjoyed a solid 22% market share in the third quarter, followed by Huawei, which ranked second, but sales fell year-on-year. Sales in the third quarter of 2020 were 51.8 million vehicles, down from 65.8 million vehicles last year.
Gartner released the global smartphone sales data for the third quarter of 2020. The data showed that although Samsung maintained the No. 1 sales with 80.8 million units, its growth rate was only 2.2% higher than the previous year. As mentioned earlier, Huawei has declined slightly compared with last year, but Xiaomi’s share has increased from 8.5% in 2019 to 12.1% this year. It won third place from Apple and sold 44.4 million units, compared with 3290 in 2019. Million units.
Despite the contraction, Huawei still has a 14.1% market share, which is lower than last year’s 16.9% market share. Its annual growth rate dropped significantly by 21.3%. Apple ranked fourth with 40.5 million smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2020, with a market share of 11.1%. Decrease 0.6% annually.
Oppo became part of the top five OEMs with the highest sales of smartphones in the world. By the third quarter of 2020, it has sold more than 29.8 million vehicles and has a market share of 8.2%. Its annual growth rate has also fallen -2.3%.
According to Gartner, by the third quarter of 2020, a total of 366 million smartphones were sold to end users worldwide, a decrease of 5.7% from the third quarter of 2019. The total number of mobile phones sold to end users worldwide was 401 million, a year-on-year decrease of 8.7%. The research company said that due to the COVID-19 crisis, smartphone quarterly sales declined in early 2020. However, there was a continuous recovery in the third quarter.
“In some markets, including the mature Asia-Pacific region and some regions in Latin America, early signs of recovery can be seen. China’s near-normal situation has improved the production of smartphones to fill the supply gap in the third quarter. This is to a certain extent. This year, this is the first increase in smartphone sales to end users in the five largest markets of India, Indonesia, and Brazil, which have increased by 9.3%, 8.5%, and 3.3%, respectively,” the company’s senior Research director Anshul Gupta said. Gartner.
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