With signs pointing to a potential slowdown in smartphone sales, what would these mean for industry giants samsung and apple. The global smartphones market is growing at a brisk pace, already accounting for 14% of the global mobile phone market this high growth has been backed by rapid technology developments such as high-speed internet browsing, sophisticated personal and professional data management, and the evolution of 3g and 4g network technologies. Worldwide, smartphone makers shipped a total of 3349 million devices in the first quarter of 2016, according to market research firm idc. Once a clear leader, the company is currently placed fourth in china's slowing smartphone market, behind local rivals huawei, oppo and vivo.
According to the idc quarterly mobile phone tracker, phone companies shipped a total of 3443 million smartphones worldwide in the first quarter of 2017 (1q17) in light of what might seem like a slowing market, consumers continue to show demand for smartphones and oem flagship hype seems strong as ever. Samsung continued to lead the market with 819 million smartphones shipped for 245 percent market share, down only slightly from 246 percent in the year-ago quarter huawei, oppo, and vivo rounded off the top five smartphone makers in the quarter as chinese vendors continue to churn the top of the charts. Though the wider smartphone market contracted in the first quarter of 2018, apple was able to grow its share of the pie on the back of healthy iphone demand in the us and china, according to market analytics firms.
Since smartphones have been around, people have been buying them lots of them—the market has grown exponentially over the past decade but now, for the first time, market research firm idc is predicting that 2015 will be the first year that the rate at which the worldwide smartphone market. Smartphone shipments in china suffered their biggest ever decline in q1 2018, down by more than 21% annually to 91 million units, a number first passed some four years ago in q4 2013 eight of the top 10 smartphone vendors were hit by annual declines, with gionee, meizu and samsung shrinking to less.
Dallas, texas (prweb) september 10, 2012 -- wintergreen research announces that it has published a new study smartphones: market shares, strategy, and. The 4g feature phone market grew 50% on-quarter, driven by jiophone, which had a share of 384% the indian smartphone market is expected to show double-digit growth in 2018, on the back of the popularity of budget phones and vendors increasing their focus to make phones as well as high-value. The report and accompanying pie chart released wednesday by parks associates in advance of mobile world congress celebrates apple’s 40% share of the us smartphone market, but doesn’t say whether that’s up or down in fact, it’s down a couple percentage points from 2014 the report released.
Smartphone sales in china have fallen for the first time as the market reaches saturation, according to research from gartner. Gartner says annual smartphone sales surpassed sales of feature phones for the first time in 2013 in the smartphone os market.
Earnings reports this week may toll the bell for the decadelong smartphone bonanza, as makers come to grips with a market whose growth has cooled to a glacial pace—or even reversed—after a torrid decade. Initial suits, countersuits, rulings, license agreements, and other major events began in 2009 as the smartphone market stated to grow more rapidly by 2012. China's red hot smartphone market has gone cold smartphone shipments in china have suffered their biggest decline ever, plummeting more than 21% in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the same period last year, according to a new report from research firm canalys chinese consumers bought just. The latest numbers from market research firm strategy analytics reveal that samsung increased its lead over apple as the world's largest smartphone maker, after shipping 813 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of the 2015 calendar year apple announced earlier this week that it sold a record.
Smartphone oem market share 1989 million people in the us owned smartphones (793 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in february apple ranked as the top oem with 439 percent of us smartphone subscribers (up 08 percentage points from november). After a wobble in q2 2017, india’s smartphone market recovered quickly, with shipments growing 23% year on year in q3 2017 to reach just over 40 million units. Best phones for 2018 our editors hand-picked these products based on our tests and reviews if you use our links to buy, we may get a commission. Apple's iphone owned nearly 18% of the smartphone market last year, but is now closer to 15%, according to research firm gartner.Download