The South Korean multinational Samsung led the sale of smartphones within the market segment between prices ranging from $ 400 to $ 600followed by Apple and Huawei. He was also the second manufacturer of more mobile phones have sold worldwide during this period, confirms his status as a leader.
The sales of Apple, Samsung and Huawei led for the third quarter of 2018
A report from the consultancy Counterpoint Research revealed the figures after the sale of smart mobile phones in the period between July, August and September of this year.
There, as emphasized by Phonearena, can be seen that the worldwide sale of smartphones in this period decreased by 5%, although – as the same report mentions – that have increased significantly with regard to the premium or high-end segment, Represent 22% of the world market.
As far as the protagonists of those sales are concerned, the report emphasizes that Apple and the iPhone accounted for nearly half of all sales for the quarter, while Samsung it finished in second place with 22% and Huawei came third with a market share of 12% in the market, which provides clear evidence for the growth of the brand since This is the first time that the Chinese manufacturer has reached the two figures.
On the other hand, if we divide the market share in prices, it can be said that in the range from 400 to 600 dollars that led the sale Samsungwith a market share of 25%, followed by Apple (21%) and Huawei (17%). The brands Vivo and Oppo they completed the Top five, mainly because of the popularity in China and, finally, the sixth place for Xiaomi with a market share of 6%.
In a higher segment, as far as the price is concerned, the report mentions Apple and Samsung as undisputed leaders ranging from $ 600 to $ 800, representing a 82% of the total. As the report shows, only Apple could keep its popularity in the segment of more than 800 dollars.
Finally, the consultancy Counterpoint Research also emphasizes the Chinese company OnePlus one of the fastest growing brands in the 400 to 600 dollar segmentdepending on the popularity in countries such as India, China and the United Kingdom.
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