- Apple became the world’s number 2 smartphone company in 2020
- Reality becomes fastest growing company in 2020
- Smartphone market grew 8 percent in Q4 of 2020
South Korean company Samsung Has retained its number-1 title. In 2020, Samsung shipped a total of 255.7 million units and captured a total market share of 19 percent. This market share is 14 per cent lower than last year. This was revealed in a new report on Thursday.
Samsung made a total of 62.5 million units available in the market during the festive quarter i.e. October to December. The Galaxy A series of smartphones coming in mid to budget prices contributed to Samsung’s performance.
At the same time, Reality became the fastest growing smartphone company this year. The company made 65 percent more shipments this year than last year.
In the fourth quarter of 2020, the global smartphone market saw a decline of 1 percent compared to the fourth quarter of the previous year. However, the market gained 8 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2020. This information has been revealed in the latest report of the market monitor service of research firm Counterpoint.
Despite the trade ban and shortage of components after the trade ban in the US, Huvaway managed to come in third. The company performed extremely well in China. Xiaomi Shipped 31% more units in the fourth quarter of 2020 compared to the fourth quarter of the previous year.
Oppo shipped a total of 34 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020 with a 9 percent market share. At the same time, Google improved its performance on the basis of Pixel 4A and Pixel 5 in this quarter. The company made attractive offers in the US with the latest range of 5G devices, which led to the purchase of Pixel devices as an alternative to other mid-range phones. This information was given in the report.