The most fresh document from Technique Analytics affords more insight into the sales of 5G phones for the January – March period. Samsung (17 million shipments) and vivo (19.4 million) noticed the greatest gains on a per quarter foundation as they grew by 79% and 62% respectively compared to Q4 2020. Apple aloof holds the lead with total shipments at 40.4 million nevertheless it lost substantial floor compared to closing quarter’s 52.2 million shipments. Oppo with 21.5 million and Xiaomi with 16.6 million total the high-four makers’ checklist.
|Vendor||Q4 2020 shipments (million)||Q4 2020 Market share||Q1 2021 shipments (million)||Q1 2021 Market share||Quarterly growth|
|Source: Technique Analytics, International 5G Smartphone Vendor Shipments, Q1 2021|
Samsung’s upward thrust used to be pushed by huge demand for the Galaxy S21 collection right by South Korea, the US and parts of Europe. On the other hand, vivo noticed sturdy sales right by China and Europe. Xiaomi and Oppo moreover introduced home solid sales volumes right by China and Europe. Apple might well presumably now not replicate the success it had during closing quarter’s Vacation period.
Apple aloof holds the lead in total shipments of 5G smartphones
As a total the 5G smartphone market grew by 6% on a per quarter foundation, reaching 135.7 million shipments in total. Demand for 5G devices is in truth gaining traction right by all regions with China, the US and Western Europe serving as the greatest driving markets. Technique Analytics predicts 624 million 5G smartphone shipments by the pause of the year.
SA: Samsung and vivo are the quickest-growing 5G smartphone vendors in Q1 2021