Industry Beats Infographics

  • Infographic: Q3-2020 | Mobile Market Monitor
  • Nov 30, 2020

Our Q3-2020 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the mobile handset market activities in a single page.

Some quick observations from the smartphone market:

  • Global smartphone market shipments declined 4% YoY but grew 32% QoQ to reach 366 million units in Q3 2020.
  • India smartphone market surpassed the pre-Covid levels growing at 9% YoY and 188% QoQ to reach 53 million units, followed by MEA (2% YoY).
  • Samsung regained the top spot, shipping 80.4 million units with 48% QoQ and 3% YoY growth with highest-ever shipments in the last three years.
  • Realme shipments grew 132% QoQ, becoming the world’s fastest brand to hit 50 million shipments since inception.
  • Xiaomi grew 75% QoQ, contributing 13% in the total smartphone shipments. Notably, this was the first time when Xiaomi surpassed Apple to capture the third spot in the global smartphone market.
  • Apple iPhone shipments declined 7% YoY during Q3 2020 as the company delayed its annual iPhone launch from Q3 to Q4 in 2020

Some quick observations from the feature phone market:

  • Global feature phone shipments declined 17% annually, reaching 74 million units in Q3 2020.
  • Middle-East and Africa remain the largest market for feature phones, contributing to 37% of the global feature phone shipments in Q3 2020, followed by India (36%).
  • Transsion Group led the global feature phone market capturing over 35% of the total market share.
  • iTel remains the biggest player in the Indian market. Its shipment grew 41% (YoY) and 193% (QoQ).
  • Feature phone shipments in North America further declined by 75% YoY and 50% QoQ. Alcatel contributed to more than 50% of the total feature phone shipments in the region.

Table of Contents:

  • Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share
  • Regional Smartphone Market Share
  • Global Feature phone Shipments Market Share
  • Regional Feature Phone Market Share

Number of Pages: 2
Author: Counterpoint 
Published Date: November 2020

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