International smartphone shipments recorded a decline of 1.6% year-on-year however grew by 8% quarter-on-quarter to succeed in 394.6 million models within the fourth quarter of 2020, based on the most recent Counterpoint Analysis report.
Based on the report, Apple was the highest smartphone model with a 21% market share. Apple’s progress was pushed by the recognition of the 5G-enabled iPhone 12 sequence. The Cupertino-based big did nicely in markets in North America and Europe. Samsung stayed on the second spot in 2020 with a 19% share of the worldwide smartphone market.
The Counterpoint report additionally make clear the Indian smartphone market. Based on the report, the Indian smartphone market noticed a decline of 11% QoQ however grew 17% YoY. The expansion was primarily because of the pent-up and vacation season calls for. Total in Asia, Vivo and Apple each had a 15% market share. Xiaomi, Oppo and Huawei grabbed the next spots with 14%, 13%, and 12% market shares, respectively.
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International function cellphone shipments noticed a restoration within the fourth quarter of 2020 from the earlier quarter. The section noticed a progress of 9% QoQ however a 24% decline YoY.
Based on the report, India displaced the Center East and Africa because the world’s greatest function cellphone market. India had 37% of the market share, as in comparison with MEA’s 32%, added the report.
“Shipments in China greater than doubled from Q3 2020 to succeed in 1.9 million models in This fall 2020. Shipments in North America declined one other 22% QoQ in This fall 2020 after a 50% QoQ decline in Q3 2020. From the model viewpoint, the worldwide function cellphone market remained secure with itel, HMD and TECNO retaining the highest three positions respectively,” the report concluded.