During the first quarter of this year, smartphones sales increased by 26% compared to the same period last year.
Sales of smartphones fell by 22% during the Corona virus epidemic, but consumers are increasingly buying phones.
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According to a report by Gartner, a company that analyzes smartphone sales, although the rate of purchase of devices has increased, it looks difficult to reach the level of 2019.
During the first quarter of 2021, Samsung was the world’s largest seller of smartphones with a market share of 20.3% and sold 76.6 million devices during the period.
Apple came in second with 58.5 million iPhones, while Xiaomi came in third with 48.9 million.
Vivo and Oppo ranked fourth and 5th, each selling more than 38 million copies.
Sales of phones from companies in the top 5 increased significantly compared to the first quarter of 2020, but Apple’s second place was due to public interest in its flagship iPhone 12 series.
The increase in sales of Samsung and Xiaomi phones was due to lower demand for demand for low-cost and mid-range phones, while increased demand for 5G phones also increased the company’s market share.
For the second consecutive quarter, Huawei failed to make it into the top five, indicating that the effects of US sanctions are beginning to take shape.
The report said demand for smartphones increased in the first quarter of this year compared to 2020, and people began spending money on goods as the situation improved in different parts of the world.
According to the report, sales of Apple phones will increase in 2021 as a result of 5G.