Tencent Technology News, Nov. 3 news, market research firm IDC latest research report shows that global smartphone shipments in the second quarter of this year experienced a rare contraction, the third quarter of this year regained the momentum of rebound growth.
According to IDC's report, in the third quarter of this year, global smartphone shipments totaled 373.1 million units, an increase of 2.7% over the 363.4 million units in the same period last year.
Shipments of the top five handset makers (Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi) have all increased, and the market share of the other four vendors has risen in addition to Apple.
Third quarter of this year, Samsung smartphone shipments once again surpass any other manufacturers, and its strong rival Apple shipped only more than half.
Affected by this, the gap between Samsung and Apple has further widened, Samsung's leading advantage thus expanded.
Trojans from China in the third quarter of this year, smart phone shipments have more than the same period last year.
The following is the relevant IDC data.
Q3 2017: Samsung shipped 83.3 million smartphones worldwide, up from 76.1 million in the same period last year, with its market share increasing to 22.3% from 20.9% in the same period last year.
Apple shipped 46.7 million smartphones globally, up from 45.5 million in the same period of previous year, with no change in market share compared to 12.5% in the same period last year;
Huawei shipped 39.1 million smartphones worldwide, up from 33.7 million in the same period of last year, with its market share increasing from 9.3% in the same period last year to 10.5%.
OPPO shipped 30.7 million smartphones globally, up from 25.8 million in the same period of last year, with market share increasing from 7.1% in the same period last year to 8.2%.
Shipment volume of Xiaomi's global smartphones was 27.6 million units, up from 13.6 million units in the same period of last year, with its market share increasing from 3.7% in the same period last year to 7.4%.
All other vendors shipped 145.7 million smartphones globally, down from 168.7 million in the same period last year, with market share declining to 39.1% from 46.4% in the same period last year.
Not difficult to see from the above data, the third quarter of this year, Samsung's market share rose 1.4 percentage points, smart phone shipments also increased by 7.2 million. Data show that Samsung's share of global smartphone shipments each quarter can be maintained at about 20%, especially in the first three quarters of this year, basically the case. Galaxy Note 8 goes well and has helped Samsung eliminate the shadows left by the Galaxy Note 7 phone.
At the same time, Apple's global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of this year increased by 1.2 million units, but remained at 12.5%. Can see that the third quarter of this year, Apple's competition with Samsung, not very good benefit. The market demand for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus is slightly weaker, and everyone's eyes are on Apple's iPhone X handsets. However, as the holiday season is approaching, the fourth quarter of this year will be a crucial quarter for Apple. As for the iPhone X what kind of market performance, we still have to wait and see.
In the third quarter of this year, several handset manufacturers in China performed well. Huawei's global market share during the period increased by 1.2 percentage points to 10.5%, which is the second time the company exceeded double digits (first appeared in the previous quarter). Huawei's handset shipments in the third quarter of this year increased by 5.4 million units to 39.1 million units. Huawei Mate 9 and P10 flagship handsets perform well on high-end handsets, but their Honor has been tumbling in mid- and low-end markets. Today, Huawei is still gambling its artificial intelligence (AI) chip, in order to combat Samsung and Apple. In addition, to further expand the market to the United States is also the company's next important goal.
The third quarter of this year, Oppo global smartphone shipments market share rose 1.1 percentage points, while the millet has doubled, up 3.7 percentage points to 7.4%. Last year, Oppo and Vivo once hurried ahead of Lenovo and Xiaomi, which ranked fourth and fifth respectively, but the latter two companies once again regained their high rankings.
As usual, for the major mobile phone makers, the fourth quarter will be the decisive quarter of this year. 2017 appears to be a year of rebound in smartphones, but that does not mean there will be no obvious winners and losers.
IDC vice president Ryan - Reith (Ryan Reith) said in a statement, "in the third quarter of this year, almost all eyes on major manufacturers launched or displayed on top of flagship smart phones above, in fact, is crucial The point is, people should also pay attention to the rest of the industry. Overall, the entire mobile phone industry is still continuing to progress, but the growth rate is slower than in previous years. Other vendors outside the top five handset makers are still struggling, and industry leaders will soon form two camps. The first camp is made up of companies that can drive substantial growth in high-end handsets, such as Samsung, Apple and Huawei, although high-end phones are also being introduced by Google and LG. The second camp is made up of several Chinese OEMs who are swooping ahead of markets outside China. & rdquo;