Samsung yet again maintained its leading position in terms of sales of smartphones in the global market. According to recent stats revealed by the company, Samsung shipped about 22.1% of smartphones in Q2 around the world. Samsung phone sales are found to be 1.9 million more than the sales the company did in the same quarter last year.
Samsung has sold 79.5 million devices which is more than Apple. Apple stood second on the list with sale of 41.0 million devices sold even though it shipped more units YoY. Another reason Apple is in second place is because the company failed to match the overall market increase of recent iPhones models.
Huawei and Oppo rank third and fourth respectively on the global smartphone shipment 2017 list. Huawei got 10.7% market share and achieved a figure of 38.4 million units in the Q2. Whereas Oppo shares 8.2% of the global market share and sold 29.5 million units during same quarter.
The overall sale of smartphones reached 360 million units in Q2 2017 as compared with that of 2016 market share which stood at 341 million units.