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Infographic: Q2-2018 | Mobile Market Monitor

Sep 14, 2018 |

Our Q2-2018 Market Monitor report has been published. We release one Infographic in each quarter to summarize the handset and smartphone market activities in a single page.

Some quick observations from this edition: 

  • Global smartphone shipments declined 2% annually reaching 363 million units in Q2 2018.
  • MEA was the only region to experience double digit growth at 14% YoY. NAM declined the most at 21% YoY.
  • Samsung led the smartphone market by volume, even though it registered an annual decline of 11%.
  • Huawei grew 41% YoY to become the second largest smartphone brand, surpassing Apple. The growth came from markets outside China, where shipments increased 71% YoY.
  • Shipments for Nokia HMD grew 782% YoY, making it one of the fastest growing smartphone brands.
  • Shipments for Apple were up 1% annually. It experienced a slow quarter in China and India.
  • Samsung is the only Global brand to capture a spot in the top 5, in Asia. The top 4 Chinese brands captured over half of the market. 

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: 1
Author: Counterpoint​ 
Published Date: September 2018

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