Worldwide smartphone market record 345.5 million shipments, 25.5% YoY growth in Q1 2021: IDC

Smartphone vendors shipped nearly 346 million devices during first quarter of 2021, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The strong growth came from all regions with the greatest gains coming from China and Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan and China), said the report. As the two largest regions globally, accounting for half of all global shipments, these regions experienced 30% and 28% year-over-year growth, respectively. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone market record 345.5 million shipments, 25.5% YoY growth in Q1 2021: IDC”

Worldwide smartphone shipments fall below 300 million, down 11.7% YoY in Q1 2020 due to COVID-19

Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 11.7% year over year in Q2 2020, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a 275.8 million smartphones during quarter making this is the largest annual (year over year) decline ever and the first time smartphone market has fallen below 300 million units in a quarter since Q2 2014. This is mainly due to COVID-19 pandemic and the peak of the lockdowns in China, which extended to the rest of the world by the end of the quarter. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments fall below 300 million, down 11.7% YoY in Q1 2020 due to COVID-19”

Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.3% YoY in 2019, Samsung leads with 21.6% share, HUAWEI surpasses Apple: Reports

Worldwide smartphone shipments decreased 1.1% year over year in Q4 2019, and it was down 2.3% YoY for the whole 2019, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies shipped a 368.8 million smartphones during Q4 2019, and the total shipments for 2019 was 1371 million. This is third consecutive year of falling shipments despite the launch of 5G and foldable phones. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.3% YoY in 2019, Samsung leads with 21.6% share, HUAWEI surpasses Apple: Reports”

Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 2.3% YoY in Q2 2019; Samsung and HUAWEI post annual growth: IDC

In May 2019, International Data Corporation(IDC) published a report regarding the worldwide smartphone shipments in Q1 2019 and HUAWEI posted 50.3% growth while Apple shipments were down 30.2%. Similarly, IDC has published new reports and it shows that worldwide smartphone shipments have declined 2.3% YoY in Q2 2019.

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Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 6.6% YoY in Q1 2019, HUAWEI posts 50.3% growth, Apple shipments down 30.2%: IDC

As the companies have posted their earnings, International Data Corporation (IDC) has announced that smartphone vendors have shipped 310.8 million units in Q1 2019, down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year, and this also marks sixth consecutive quarter of decline. Continue reading “Worldwide smartphone shipments decline 6.6% YoY in Q1 2019, HUAWEI posts 50.3% growth, Apple shipments down 30.2%: IDC”