Unlike in the previous quarter, Samsung was able to secure first place in total smartphone sales with just over 80 million units sold. Huawei falls by 23 percent to 51.7 million smartphones and has to be content with second place, followed by Xiaomi (41.7 million units; 45 percent increase), which with an increase of 45 percent is by far the largest jump compared to the previous year could do.
With a market share of around 23 percent, Samsung can claim that almost every fourth smartphone sold in the third quarter came from the Korean manufacturer. Huawei achieved a value of 14.9 percent, Xiaomi achieved 13.5 percent.
Apple didn’t bring a new flagship onto the market in the third quarter – the result is fourth in the total with 43.2 million devices sold. The top five are completed by Vivo (31.8 million). In the following ranks are Oppo (31.1 million), Realme (15.1 million), Lenovo (10.2 million) and Transsion (8.4 million).