Sam­sung leads global smart­phone sales, Chi­nese man­u­fac­tur­ers fuel com­pe­ti­tion

The Daily News Egypt - - Business -

Sam­sung con­tin­ued to lead the world smart­phone mar­ket in Fe­bru­ary, sup­ported by a slight growth in its mar­ket share, while Chi­nese smart­phone man­u­fac­tur­ers en­gaged in a fierce com­pe­ti­tion over the fol­low­ing ranks.

Ac­cord­ing to statis­tics from web an­a­lyt­ics com­pany StatCounter, Sam­sung’s global mar­ket share grew by 0.1%.

Ac­cord­ing to those statis­tics, Sam­sung had a mar­ket share of 31.9% of global smart­phone sales in Fe­bru­ary com­pared to 31.8% in Jan­uary.

Ap­ple came sec­ond in terms of smart­phone mar­ket share, ac­count­ing for 20.1% in Fe­bru­ary, up from 19.6% in Jan­uary.

Huawei was ranked third glob­ally in terms of smart­phone sales, far be­hind its near­est ri­val Ap­ple, with a global mar­ket share of 5.5% in Fe­bru­ary ver­sus 5.3% in Jan­uary.

The re­port also showed the growth of Xiaomi’s global mar­ket share in Fe­bru­ary, rank­ing fourth, slightly be­hind Huawei.

Xiaomi’s mar­ket share in­creased to 5.1% in Fe­bru­ary from 4.8% in Jan­uary.

China’s Oppo ranked the fifth spot in terms of world smart­phone mar­ket share,record­ing 3.6% in Fe­bru­ary, up from 3.4% in Jan­uary 2018.

Mean­while, LG main­tained its mar­ket share in Fe­bru­ary at 3.4% of global smart­phone sales.

Len­ovo’s mar­ket share fell from 2.8% in Jan­uary to 2.7% in Fe­bru­ary, but it still as­sumed the sev­enth po­si­tion for the sec­ond month in a row in the global smart­phone mar­ket.

Mo­torola, af­fil­i­ated with Len­ovo, had a mar­ket share of 2.5% in Fe­bru­ary,down from 2.6% in Jan­uary 2018.

Nokia ranked last among the world’s top smart­phone man­u­fac­tur­ers, with its mar­ket share reach­ing 1.7% in Fe­bru­ary, down from 2% in Jan­uary.

SAM­SUNG HAD A MAR­KET SHARE OF 31.9% OF GLOBAL SMART­PHONE SALES IN FE­BRU­ARY COM­PARED TO 31.8% IN JAN­UARY

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