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Infographic: Q4-2021 | Smartphones | Mobile Market Monitor

Mar 3, 2022 | Author : Counterpoint


Our Q4 2021 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one infographic each quarter to summarize the smartphone market activities in a single page.

Some quick observations on the smartphone market:

  • The global smartphone market grew 9% QoQ but declined 6% YoY in Q4 2021, clocking shipments of 371 million units, down from 396 million in Q4 2020.
  • Apple surpassed Samsung to become the top smartphone vendor in Q4 2021, shipping 81.5 million units.
  • Xiaomi shipped 45 million units in Q4 2021, up 5% YoY. It grew marginally despite facing severe component shortages.
  • Samsung shipped 69 million units in Q4 2021, up 10% from Q4 2020, mainly due to increased demand for its smartphones from mid-tier A and M series.
  • vivo declined 12% YoY to 29.3 million units in Q4 2021 with its market share reaching 8%. Notably, vivo lost the number one spot to Apple in China in Q4 2021.

Table of Contents:

  • Global Smartphone Shipments Market Share
  • Regional Smartphone Market Share

Number of Pages: 1
Published Date: March 2022


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