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Analyze the quarterly data and market insights of the global smartphone market share to track the growth or decline of brands over the past eight years.

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Smartphones Q4 2023

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Global Smartphone Shipments Share Last Eight Years of Winners & Losers

Published Date: Feb 20, 2023

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• The global smartphone market grew by 7% YoY to reach 323.2 million units in Q4 2023.
• Apple grew by 2% YoY, overtaking Samsung for the top spot in Q4 2023.
• Samsung, meanwhile, declined by 9% YoY losing share to Apple in the premium segment, to Chinese OEMs such as Xiaomi in the mid-tier segment and to Transsion brands in the entry-level.
• Samsung, nevertheless, retained the spot as the world's top smartphone player annually, shipping the most number of smartphones in 2023.
• Among the top five smartphone brands, Xiaomi grew the most by 23% YoY to 40.7 million units in Q4 2023.

Brand20162017201820192020202120222023
Samsung20%20%19%20%19%20%21%19%
Apple14%14%14%13%15%17%19%19%
Xiaomi4%6%8%8%11%14%12%12%
OPPO*6%8%8%9%9%11%10%9%
vivo5%6%7%8%8%9%8%8%
Others51%46%44%42%38%29%30%33%

*OPPO includes OnePlus since Q3 2021

Ranking is according to the latest quarter. A repository of annual data for global smartphone shipments share. Data on this page is updated every year.

This data is a part of a series of reports which track the mobile handset market: Smartphone and Feature Phone shipments every quarter for more than 140 brands covering more than 95% of the total device shipments in the industry. For detailed insights on the data, please reach out to us at sales(at)counterpointresearch.com. If you are a member of the press, please contact us at press(at)counterpointresearch.com for any media enquiries.

The global smartphone market share numbers are from:

MOBILE DEVICES MONITOR – Q4 2023 (Vendor Region Countries)

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Published Date: November 2023

This report is part of a series of reports which track the mobile handset market: Smartphone and Feature Phone shipments every quarter for more than 140 brands covering more than 95% of the total device shipments in the industry.

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