Smartphone market: Chinese manufacturers are coming close Apple dangerous

Smartphone market: Chinese manufacturers are coming Apple dangerous close

Strategy Analytics and Canalys have presented new figures for distribution in the smartphone market. According to this, the Chinese producers, which have grown strongly last year compared with the previous year, are above all the Chinese producers. Huawei has come a long way closer to his goal of ousting Apple from second place.

The smartphone market is still not saturated and continues to grow in the single-digit range. According to Strategy Analytics, the market grew by 5.5 percent to 360.4 million smartphones in the second quarter of 2017. According to Canalys, an increase of almost four per cent to more than 340 million units.

The lead remains clearly clear Samsung, which comes with both analysts on over 79 million stepped devices. Apple is the only manufacturer to announce the official sales figures in every business quarter. In the last quarter, 41 million iPhones have migrated over the store councils.

Oppo and Xiaomi with big jumps

In places three to five, the Chinese suppliers Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi, which can show the greatest leaps forward. Huawei is growing from 32 to 38.4 million smartphones in Strategy Analytics, respectively, from 9.4 to 10.7 percent market share. Canalys attests Huawei 38 million sold smartphones. According to Strategy Analytics, Huawei is only 0.7 percentage points behind Apple’s market share. The goal to become the world’s second-largest Samsung, seems to be within reach.

Oppo improves in the analysis of Strategy Analytics from 18 to 29.5 million devices, Xiaomi comes to 23.2 instead of previously 14.7 million devices. Oppo has a market share of 8.2 percent, while Xiaomi comes to 6.4 percent. These are enormous gains of just under 64 as well as almost 58 percent.



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