Xiaomi has become 2nd largest smartphone company around the globe.
When it comes to smartphone sales, Samsung is the company that has been at the forefront in this regard for a long time.
Huawei was a threat to Samsung’s lead and once again became the world’s number one company in the second quarter of 2020, but the effects of US sanctions pushed it out of the top five companies selling smartphones.
But now another Chinese company has emerged as a threat to the superiority of Samsung and Apple, and that is Xiaomi.
Samsung was the world’s leading smartphone seller in the second quarter of 2021, according to a report by Canalys, a company that analyzes smartphone sales.
However, a Chinese company has significantly reduced its lead and has become the second largest seller of smartphones in the world for the first time.
Between April and June 2021, Samsung’s global smartphone market share grew by 19% and device sales increased by 15% over the same period last year.
Sales of the Galaxy S21 series of phones were better than those of the Galaxy S20 series, while Samsung also introduced a number of midrange phones of the Galaxy A and Galaxy M series, which boosted the company’s business.
Surprisingly, Apple sold more than 100 million iPhone 12 models during the quarter, but with 14% market share, it ranked third instead of second.
Second place went to Xiaomi, which won the award for the first time with a market share of 17%, while sales of its phones increased significantly by 83% over the same period last year.
According to Canalys, all the companies are competing for the smartphones due to global shortage of components, but Xiaomi has set its sights on a new target, surpassing Samsung in the world. Numbers to become a smartphone company.
According to the report, for the first time, Xiaomi has the honor of overtaking Apple and its business is expanding rapidly outside China, with sales of its phones increasing fourfold in Latin America and 150% in Africa. In Western Europe, it increased by 50%.
The report added that Xiaomi focuses on most midrange phones but now plans to increase sales of its flagship phones, such as the Mi11 Ultra, which is priced at 92 928.
Oppo and Vivo ranked fourth and 5th on the list with 10 percent market share, respectively, and sales of both phones increased by 28 percent and 27 percent, respectively, between April and June 2021.