Earlier this yr, Samsung topped the checklist of the world’s main smartphone makers. Nonetheless, within the second quarter, gross sales of the COVID-19 compelled Huawei to lose market share.
It was solely final August that Huawei recovered barely and regained the highest spot within the smartphone market. However now, by way of market share, Samsung has utterly overtaken Huawei.
Based on Counterpoint Analysis, Samsung took the highest spot final month with 22% of world smartphone gross sales. Nonetheless, Huawei is in second place with solely 16% market share. Because of this, Samsung has a bonus of as much as 6%.
It is attainable that Samsung misplaced to Huawei earlier this yr, however gross sales appear to have picked up because the COVID-19 virus has recovered. Not solely that, however the current Galaxy Be aware 20 Collection from Samsung appears to be promoting properly.
Huawei, alternatively, has been banned by TSMC and is now switching to smartphones with its personal Kirin chipset and MediaTek chipsets. It’s unknown at the moment when the Mate 40 Collection shall be launched later this yr. Because of this, if gross sales proceed like this, Huawei is more likely to proceed to say no.
Nonetheless, with the launch of the Apple iPhone 12 Collection within the coming months, it stays to be seen whether or not Huawei will be capable of maintain on to second place available in the market.
Ref – Gizmo China