Samsung should be Worried,
According to the research, Xiaomi now has a 17% share of the global market of smartphones. The Chinese phone maker is now behind Samsung’s 19% and Apple is now down to 15% global market share.
Now, the Top 5 vendors are:
All top 5 vendors grow their sales, but the most impressive sales increase is of Xiaomi. The Chinese smartphone maker managed to increase its sales volume by 83% in 2021 compared to 2020. Samsung experienced a 15% increase and Apple just by 1%.
International sales of Xiaomi are increasing tremendously. Xiaomi is largely slanting towards the mass smartphone marks. Its selling prices are almost 40% and 75% less than Samsung and Apple, respectively. Now, Xiaomi has the opportunity and its priority should be to grow its sales of high-end smartphones like Mi 11 Ultra.
-Ben Stanton, Canalys Research Manager
In the last quarter, smartphone sales increased by 12%, globally. Recently, in 2019, Huawei crossed the market share of Apple. As a result, Huawei got the 2nd spot, but due to the bans imposed by the United States, Huawei eventually rolled out of the global competition.
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