IDC : Samsung regained almost one fourth of smartphone market globally

IDC : Samsung regained almost one fourth of smartphone market globally

According to market reserch firm IDC, Samsung Still The World’s Top Android OEM In Q3 2017.

According to results from its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, smartphone OEMs shipped a total of 373.1 million smartphones worldwide in Q3 2017. Shipment volumes increased by 2.7% year-over-year, and by 7.4% quarter-on-quarter.

Samsung is still the top Android smartphone vendor in the third quarter of 2017. Trailing behind the South Korean handset maker are Huawei, OPPO, and Xiaomi. Samsung managed to ship more than 83 million smartphones in the third quarter of 2017, an increase of 9.5 percent compared to the same period last year.

Interesting fact about Samsung Sales despite increased sales, Samsung’s smartphone division reported lower revenues since low-end and mid-range devices accounted for a higher volume of its sales than they previously did.

In Q3 2017, all of the top five vendors experienced positive year-over-year growth according to IDC, with Xiaomi’s growth being the highest as it doubled its sales from this quarter a year ago. Asia/Pacific, excluding China and Japan, performed the best by far as it grew double digits.

Basically this is the summary of the research:

  1. Samsung still the top smartphone vendor
  2. Apple’s smartphone shipments increased to 46.7 million units
  3. Huawei remained third
  4. Fourth place Oppo’s shipments grew by 19%
  5. Fifth position Xiaomi had the strongest year-over-year growth