In the first quarter of this year, Samsung has regained the title of largest smartphone manufacturer
Analysts TrendForce estimated that in the first quarter of the current year in the world were produced 307 million smartphones, which is 23% less than in the previous quarter.
In the first place is Samsung, which occupies a share of 26.1% of the market compared to 18.5% in the last quarter. Apple settled in second place, on the contrary, reduced the market share from 20.3% to 16.9%.
The third place remained for Huawei, which occupied 11.4% of the market compared with 11.3% in the fourth quarter of last year. Next is Oppo from 8.1% (was 8.8%), Vivo from 6.2% (up 7.1 percent) and LG with 4.6 per cent (5.8 per cent).
Analysts predict that second quarter production volumes of smartphones compared to the first will increase slightly.
Separately considered the source of Chinese manufacturers. Among them, Huawei is the leader with a share of 24.7% of the market against 23.6% in the previous quarter. At Oppo, the corresponding figures amount to 17.6% and 18.4%, in Vivo — 13.4% and 15%, Xiaomi — 8.1% and 6%, and ZTE at 7.8% and 6.3%.