Tag: smartphone sales


Global smartphone shipments expected to rebound 11% this year

February 3, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

Like countless other industries, mobile phone sales got hit hard in 2020. The industry hit a 10.5% decline for the year, as Covid-19 first decimated the supply and later consumer demand for devices. It was the latest in a rough […]


LG could stop making smartphones in 2021

January 20, 2021

Via: The Inquirer

The news comes from a memo CEO Kwon Bong-seok addressed to staff and published by The Korea Herald. “Since the competition in the global market for mobile devices is getting fiercer, it is about time for LG to make a […]


TrendForce expects the smartphone market to slowly recover in 2021, but Huawei won’t benefit

January 5, 2021

Via: Tech Crunch

After a dismal year, the global smartphone market will slowly start recovering in 2021, predicts TrendForce. But Huawei won’t benefit and, in fact, will fall out of the research firm’s list of the world’s top six smartphone makers by production […]


Xiaomi reportedly sold more smartphones than Apple in Q3 2020

November 30, 2020

Via: TechSpot

Apple, on the other hand, maintained a market share of around 11.1 percent, with Q3 smartphone sales totaling nearly 40.6 million. The percent difference between these two companies is small, and might not seem too significant upon a cursory glance. […]


COVID-19 blamed as smartphone sales plummet 20% in Q2

August 25, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

The last couple of years have been tough on the smartphone industry, as sales plateaued and eventually eroded. But nothing could have prepared manufacturers for 2020. This was supposed to be the year numbers began bouncing back, courtesy of 5G […]


Apple and Samsung have topped the smartphone market for 9 years. Now there’s a new leader

July 30, 2020

Via: Fortune

China’s Huawei Technologies toppled Samsung in the second quarter to become the world’s largest smartphone company based on shipments, according to a report from Canalys, a market research firm. Huawei had already surpassed Samsung in monthly sales in April and […]