There are so many mobile phones launched all over the world that the competition between companies is becoming tougher. US giant Apple has had the crown of number one in the matter of smartphone sales for some time, which has now been snatched away from it. South Korean company Samsung has overtaken Apple to achieve the first position once.
Samsung ranked number one
According to a recent report, Samsung ranked first in the first quarter of this year. While Apple occupies the second number. Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi also performed the best in the first quarter of 2021. The company’s smartphone shipments increased to 62 percent in the quarter. Also, the company stood at number three with 14 percent market share. Overall global smartphone sales have increased by 27 percent. Which now stands at 347 million units.
There is so much market share
Samsung sold 76.5 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2021. After which Samsung’s market share was 22 percent. During this time, 66 percent increase was seen in the revenue from the smartphone business. Smartphone was the important role of Galaxy S21 series phones in the company’s earnings. At the same time, Apple sold 52.4 million iPhones during the first quarter. After which the market share of the company was 15 percent. With this, the company finished second. In this, the company’s iPhone 12 series was the most sought after.
Oppo and Vivo also increased demand
According to the report, the first quarter of this year saw a surge in the demand for smartphones of Oppo and Vivo brands. Another Chinese company, Huawei, suffered the loss of the ban imposed by the US. Huawei ranked 7th due to this. The company sold around 18.6 million smartphones, including Honor brand smartphones.
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