Smartphone sales increased by 24% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period of 2020, which is the largest jump in sales since the first quarter of 2015, and this jump contributed to the arrival of smart phone sales to 340 million during this year after witnessing the same period last year. It reaches 275 million phones.
According to the market data analysis company, Strategy Analytics, Samsung has been able to continue to be the best-selling phone company in the world since it temporarily lost that position to Huawei in the second quarter of 2020 – which has since suffered significant sales losses due to US sanctions that made it lagging behind its peers. In China.
Samsung achieved sales of 77 million phones in the first quarter, with a growth of 32%, then Apple followed by selling 57 million phones, with a growth of 44%, and Xiaomi came in third place with the sale of about 49 million smartphones, with a tremendous growth of 80%, then Oppo, which was able Among 38 million phones, a growth of 68%, and Vivo, which sold 37 million phones, is the largest growth of 85% compared to the first quarter of last year.
The growth in sales of Chinese companies comes after Huawei’s massive decline since the second quarter of last year, losing a huge market share, and then selling the Honer brand, which was a major reason for doubling its sales in the past. This is because most of the users are looking for other alternatives, especially outside China, because of Google services.
It is noteworthy that the Chinese market witnessed a growth of 35% in sales of smartphones in the first quarter of 2021, with the sale of about 94 million phones thanks to the high demand for fifth generation devices.