According to a recent IDC report on the share of the smartphone market, first place goes to Samsung, the second Apple, and behind them Xiaomi. Thus, the Chinese manufacturer ahead of brands such as Lenovo, HTC and LG.
The market leader is still Samsung – 78.1 million units sold. In second place was the US giant Apple, which sold 39.9 million units. Just behind them, the Chinese Xiaomi – 17.3 million units sold. In fourth place were the Lenovo (16.9 million), followed by LG (16.8 million) and the rest – 159.2 million – read on telepolis.pl.
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The biggest surprise may give rise to a high position of Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi, the number of mobile phones sold tripled in one year. Perhaps Xiaomi success lies in the fact that it has very similar characteristics to what Apple and Samsung, but it is sold at much lower prices. So far, the company operates only in the Chinese market, but will soon have to change. Products Xiaomi official will visit India, Brazil, Russia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Turkey, Mexico and the Philippines – gives pclab.pl.