Infographic: CY-2019 | Mobile Market Monitor

Our CY-2019 infographic has been published. We release this Infographic every year to summarize the handset market activities in a single page.

Some quick observations from this edition:


  • Global smartphone shipments declined 2% annually in CY 2019. This is the first time that the smartphone market has declined for two consecutive years.
  • China market declined 8% YoY during CY 2019. 5G is expected to drive growth in China in 2020.
  • India surpassed the USA to become the second largest smartphone market in the world reaching 158 Mn shipments in CY 2019.
  • Samsung led the smartphone market by volume capturing one-fifth of the global smartphone shipments.
  • Despite the sanctions, Huawei surpassed Apple to become the second largest brand in CY 2019.
  • realme was the fastest growing brand in CY 2019, growing 453% YoY.

Counterpoint: Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share FY2019 InfographicsFeature Phone:

  • Global feature phone shipments declined 22% annually reaching  374.6 million units in CY 2019.
  • MEA surpassed India to become the largest feature phone market in CY 2019.
  • Feature phone shipments in the developed market of North America grew 35% YoY driven by Alcatel.
  • Feature phone market in India declined the highest, 42% YoY.
  • Jio, the market leader in CY 2018, declined 75% YoY in CY 2019.

Counterpoint: Global Feature Phone Shipments Market Share FY2019 Infographics

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We also release a quarterly Infographic to summarize the handset and smartphone market activities in a single page. Find the Q4 2019 infographic here!