The south Korean company Samsung is today the largest manufacturer of smart phones from all over the world. Not even the dismal failure of the Galaxy Note 7 during the past month of September 2016 has managed to unseat Samsung from the top position.
as indicated in the latest report released by the firm taiwanese research TrendForce, during the first quarter of 2017 Samsung has managed to overtake Apple as the company with the most smartphone manufactures around the world. In comparison with the data of the fourth quarter of 2016, the recovery of Samsung has been exceptional.
The 6 largest manufacturers of smartphones in the world in the first rimestre 2017
- Samsung – 20,3%
- Apple – 16,9%
- Huawei – 11,4%
- OPPO – 8,1%
- LIVE – 6,2%
- LG – 4,6%
Samsung VS Apple
In the fourth quarter of 2016, Samsung was the second largest manufacturer of smart phones from all over the world, with a market share of 18.5%; Apple was the first in the ranking, with a market share of 20.3%.
well, during the primertrimestre 2017, Apple has dropped to the second position with a market share of 16.9%, while Samsung has done with the first post with a cuota of market 26.1%. Taking into account all the manufacturers of smart phones that are there in the world, Samsung has more than 1/4 of the market share of the total is a staggering figure.
The asian companies raze
it is worth noting the presence of asian, especially china and south korea in the ranking: OPPO with a market share of 8.8%, followed by VIVO, with 7.1%, and LG with 5.8 per cent.
What will happen with Huawei?
of Course, as pointing to TrendForce, Samsung can not let your guard down because Huawei comes on the heels. This first quarter of 2017 the market share of the chinese company has been of 11.3%; but, satisfied with the forecasts, will be the largest manufacturer of smartphones in the world four years hence.