IDC :Huawei the Second Biggest Smartphone Vendor Ahead of Apple in Q2 2018
According to figures released by the International Data Corporation on Tuesday, China-based Huawei replaces Apple’s position in a strong global smartphone during the second quarter of this year.
According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, South Korean Consumer Electronics Titan Samsung became the top smartphone manufacturer, shipping 71.5 million handsets, but went for second place with shipments of 54.2 million hou.
Apple, located in the Silicon Valley, sent 41.3 million iPhones, which claimed 12.1 percent of the global market compared to 20.9 percent for Samsung and 15.8 percent for hou …
According to IDC, this was the first time since the beginning of 2010 that the Apple smartphone was not in one of the top two places in the market.
Ryan Reith, program vice president of IDC’s Worldwide Mobile Device Trackers said, “To say the least, Huwei’s continued development is effective, because it has the potential to go in markets, recently, the brand was largely unknown.”
According to IDC, the iPhone X model is a big seller in many markets, the iPhone has performed well. With the release of new iPhone models in the fall from the apple, it was expected to revive the market’s control.
According to Reith, Apple, Huawei and Samsung were the main contenders when it came in competition for high-end smartphones priced at $ 700 (about Rs 48,000) or more.
Initial findings by IDC indicate that during the second quarter, a total of 342 million smartphones were sent, which was 1.8 percent down compared to the same period a year ago.
According to IDC, global smartphone shipments have declined in the third quarter of the year in a row.
Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker Research Manager Anthony Scarsela said that the market saturation and climbing average sales were among the factors to stop the growth in the smartphone market.
“Consumers are keen to pay more for premium offerings in many markets and now they expect their device to expect to carry out previous generations of the device and perform better.