Samsung, Apple and Huawei took almost half of the smartphone market by 2016
TrendForce analysts estimated the smartphone market at the end of last year. They came to the conclusion that in 2016 the world was sold about 1.36 billion smartphones, which is 4.7% more than in 2015.
Of which the share of Chinese companies had 629 million vehicles. This year, analysts predict that manufacturers from China will hold 50% of the world market.
The undisputed market leader remains Samsung. For the year, the company took 22.8% of the market, and the next, according to the source, will occupy 22.6 per cent. Apple, as previously housed on the second place occupies 15.3% of the market, and a year will take a 15.6 per cent. Closes the three leaders of Huawei with the figure of 9.6%. Next year it will increase to 11.1%.
Next is Oppo (7.2% and 8.5%, respectively), Vivo (6% and 7.1%), LG (5.5% and 5,5%), Xiaomi (3,7% and 3,8%), Lenovo (3,7% and 3,8%), TCL (3.7% and 3.2%) and ZTE (3.5% and 3%). Just on the basis of 2017, according to TrendForce, will be sold worldwide 1,459 billion smartphones.