According to data from research firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung’s share dwindled to about 10 percent. as a result, for the first time since 2011. company fell out of the top three.
At its head into a Chinese company Xiaomi, who provided the first three months of this year to 14 million units clients, which gave him 12.8 percent. market. Not much worse outcome, at 12.3 percent. (13.5 million) reported US giant, the company Apple with its flagship the iPhone. The last place on the “box” coincided with another Chinese manufacturer, Huawei Technologies company with a score of 10.2 percent.
Experts expect that by the end of this year, the Chinese market leader is Apple, which, thanks to models of the iPhone 6 and 6plus reported a 71-percent. sales growth in China to the level of 16.8 billion.
Globally, Samsung has provided a total of 83.2 million smartphones, which accounted for 24 percent. market. This represents an annual decrease of shares during the year of 31 per cent., But this is a better result than the biggest rival, American Apple. Manufacturer iPhones controlled because in the first quarter. 2015. “Only” 18 percent. the world market.
The mobile division’s operating profit in the first quarter amounted to 2.74 trillion won (2.56 billion US dollars) and was higher than expected, but compared with the same period of 2014. Fell as much as 57 percent.