IDC: Global Smartphone Market Grew 4.3% In Q1 2017

The global smartphone market has registered a growth of 4.3% YoY during Q1 2017 with overall shipments of 347.4 million units, as opposed to the 332.9 million handsets that were shipped worldwide during the same may refer to: Sameness or identity In places: Same (ancient Greece) Same, East Timor, the capital of the Manufahi district Samé, Mali Same, Tanzania Same District, Tanzania In other uses: SAME period may refer to last year. Samsung, Apple and Huawei have retained their top three positions with 22.8%, 14.9% and 9.8% shares of the global smartphone smartphone is a mobile phone (also known as cell phones or mobiles) with an advanced mobile operating system that combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features market respectively, while OPPO or OPPO may refer to: Cipriano Efisio Oppo (1891–1962), Italian painter Franco Oppo (1935-2016), Italian composer OPPO Electronics, a Chinese electronics manufacturer OPPO Digital, an independently and Vivo rounded out the top 5. While market leader Samsung managed to ship 79.2 million units during the quarter quarter is one-fourth, ¼, 25% or 0.25 and may refer to: Quarter (urban subdivision), a section or area, usually of a town Quarter section, an area of one-fourth of a square mile, or 160 acres (0.65 in spite of the Galaxy Note 7 controversy, Apple apple tree (Malus pumila, commonly and erroneously called Malus domestica) is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple did 51.6 million units, whereas Huawei shifted 34.2 million units worldwide during the first three 3 (; /ˈθriː/) is a number, numeral, and glyph months of this year. Samsung and Apple, however, both lost market-share with growth refers to a positive change in size, and/or maturation, often over a period of time stagnating during the period, while “” is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction some of the more well-established Chinese vendors a supply chain, a vendor, or a seller, is an enterprise that contributes goods or services, such as Huawei, OPPO and Vivo made significant headway.

The top five vendors increased their collective market Market (place), a physical marketplace or public market Market economy Märket, an island shared by Finland and Sweden share may refer to: To share a resource (such as food or money) is to make joint use of it; see Sharing Share, Kwara, a town and LGA in Kwara State, Nigeria Share (finance), a stock or other security from 57.9% to 60.1%, even though more companies continue to enter the industry with every passing year year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun. As has been the norm in recent years, global tech heavyweights, LG, Sony and HTC, are nowhere to be found on the list, while Xiaomi, once the largest smartphone vendor in China, remains out of the global top five as the company continues to try and mend its fortunes in its homeland, even though its market share in India continues to soar. While substantial discounts on the Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge helped Samsung significantly during the quarter, the company’s Galaxy J-series and Galaxy A-series mid-rangers are also said to have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary sold well over the past year, helping the company company, abbreviated co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise cement its position at the top. Huawei not only retained the number three spot, but actually managed to close the gap with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), the two leaders after experiencing a massive 22% growth YoY during the quarter, shipping 34.2 million units as opposed to just 28.1 million million (1,000,000) or one thousand thousand is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001 units may refer to during the same period last year.

Meanwhile, even as China officially the People’s Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary sovereign state in East Asia and the world’s most populous country, with a population of over 1.381 billion continues to remain the focal point for most of these Chinese smartphone brands brand (or marque for car model) is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer, they have also been betting heavily on overseas markets for growth of late. In the case of OPPO, the brand was propped up by the success of its camera-focused R9s in China, although its growth in international markets have been even may refer to more spectacular. The company operates in a large number of emerging markets across the Middle East and Africa, but registered its highest growth in India officially the Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya), is a country in South Asia and in South-East Asia. As for Vivo, the company’s selfie-focused X9 smartphone became a major success story in China, helping the company increase its market share in the country. The company is also focusing ardently on India and Indonesia, and is the title sponsor of the 10th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament, which is expected to bring the brand even more visibility going forward.

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