Global Smartphone Market Declined by 7% YoY Amidst Supply Constraints and Geopolitical Uncertainty in Q1 2022

The global smartphone market declined by 7% YoY and 12% QoQ to 328 million units in Q1 2022. While Samsung’s shipments declined 3% YoY, it was the…

realme Emerges as Fastest-growing Major* 5G Brand Globally in Q4 2021

With a 165% YoY growth in Q4 2021, realme’s 5G smartphone shipments grew the most among all major* 5G brands. This growth was fuelled by key…

Global Annual Smartphone Market Grew for the First Time Since 2017; Record Annual Shipments for Apple

Global smartphone shipments grew 4% YoY to reach 1.39 billion units in 2021. Q4 2021 shipments declined 6% YoY to reach 371 million units. Samsung…

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Can Samsung Remain The Leader in Smartphone Shipments?

Samsung is the undisputed leader in terms of smartphone shipments. It has been the top smartphone vendor every year since 2012. While analyzing…

Apple Captures 75% of Global Handset Market Operating Profit in Q2 2021

The dynamics of the top global handset OEMs keep changing from a shipment point of view, as we saw with Xiaomi becoming the second-highest selling…

Q2 2021: Apple Achieves Record June Quarter Shipments, Xiaomi Becomes the Second-Largest Smartphone Brand Globally

Global smartphone market grew 19% YoY but declined by 7% QoQ as 329 million units were shipped, led by Samsung. Xiaomi eclipses 50 million…

Apple Leads the $100 Billion+ Smartphone Market with 42% Share

Global smartphone shipment revenue crossed the $100 billion mark for the first time for a March-ending quarter to reach $113 billion. Global…