South Korean multinational Samsung led by the sales of smart phones within the market segment between prices ranging from $ 400 to $ 600, followed by Apple and Huawei. He was also the second producer more mobile phones are being sold in this period globally, confirming its status as a leader.
Apple, Samsung and Huawei sold in the third quarter of 2018
A report from the consulting firm Counterpoint Research presented the numbers after the sale of smart mobile phones in the period between July, August and September this year.
There, as emphasized by Phonearena, one can see that the global sales of smart phones in this time period decreased by 5%, although – as mentioned in the same report – significantly increased those related to the premium or high-end segment, representing 22% of the global market.
Regarding the protagonists of those sales, the report highlights that Apple and iPhone account for nearly half of total quarter sales, while Samsung second place with 22%, and Huawei is third with 12% market share, which gives clear evidence of brand growth, because This is the first time the Chinese manufacturer has reached two figures.
On the other hand, if we share the share of the market in prices, we can say that in range from 400 to 600 dollars who led the sale was Samsung, with market share of 25%, followed by Apple (21%) and Huawei (17%) Brands of Vivo and Oppo they finished it Top five, mainly due to his popularity in China and, finally, the sixth place remained for Xiaomi with a 6% market share.
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 together a 82% of the total. However, as the report notes, only Apple could maintain its popularity in the segment of more than $ 800.
Finally, the consulting Kontrapunkt Research also emphasizes the Chinese company OnePlus as one of the fastest growing brands in the segment from 400 to 600 dollars, relying on the popularity achieved in countries such as India, China and the United Kingdom.
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