Samsung is on the top in the global smartphone market with a 23% share in Q1 2021. Among the major smartphone brands, Samsung secures the first position with 23 per cent share, while Apple and Xiaomi hold the second and third position with 17 per cent and 15 per cent share, respectively.
According to a report, the South Korean giant Samsung maintained its leading position in the first quarter of the year. The company is shipping 77 million smartphones, capturing a 23 per cent market share with a growth of over 32 per cent on-year.
The American company Apple shipped 53 million iPhones worldwide with a 17 per cent market share, while Xiaomi shipped 49 million smartphones taking a 15 per cent market share in Q1 2021.
Oppo won an 11 per cent market share and took fourth place, followed by Vivo, which grew 85 per cent in Q1 2021, informed by senior analyst Yiwen Wu.
"Globally, the top five vendors combined took a 76 per cent market share in Q1 2021, up from 71 per cent one year ago. Chip shortages and supply-side constraints didn't have a significant impact in Q1 among the top 5 brands", said Linda Sui, Senior Director at Strategy Analytics.