According to International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, global smartphone shipments increased 13.2% year-on-year in the second quarter of 2021, with a total of 313.2 million shipments during the quarter. Samsung maintained its position as market leader, followed by China’s Xiaomi, which overtook Apple to take second place in the number of smartphones shipped. IDC said Huawei’s continued decline and LG’s withdrawal from the smartphone market changed its market position slightly in the second quarter of 2021. The smartphone market’s 13.2% growth exceeds IDC’s estimated 12.5% growth.
According to an IDC report, Samsung shipped 59 million units worldwide in the second quarter of 2021 with a market share of 18.8%. The South Korean giant shipped 54 million units in the same quarter last year. Xiaomi shipped 53.1 million units with a 16.9% market share. This is an increase of 86.6% over the previous year. Cupertino-based giant Apple ranked third with 44.2 million smartphone shipments, with a market share of 14.1%. Oppo and Vivo came in 4th and 5th, shipping 32.8 and 31.6 smartphones, respectively. Oppo has registered a market share of 10.5% and Vivo has a market share of 10.1%.
According to IDC, Motorola, TCL, and OnePlus increased year-over-year in the United States by the LG division, beyond what has been seen in recent years. In China, companies such as Xiaomi, Apple, Oppo and Vivo have benefited from Huawei’s rapid decline. According to IDC, Chinese smartphone maker Realme recorded the fastest year-over-year growth in the top 10 brands in the second quarter of 2021. The company recorded growth of 149%, more than three-quarters of which came from outside China.
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Global smartphone shipments increased 13.2% in the second quarter of 2021. Xiaomi overtakes Apple in second place: IDC
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