Xiaomi overtakes Apple in the smartphone market

Unexpected upheaval in the ranking of the biggest sellers of smartphones in the second quarter of 2021.

According to preliminary estimates (before the announcement of official results) by Canalys, Apple cedes its second place to Xiaomi in the ranking of the world's largest distributors of smartphones in the second quarter of 2021.

Samsung still the leader

This is the first time that the Chinese manufacturer has reached this rank, with a market share of 17% and annual growth of 83%. For its part, Apple in third position holds 10% of the market share with a weak growth of 1% compared to 2020. Samsung maintains its first place with 19% of the market and a growth of 15%.

Huawei leaves the Top 5

Oppo and Vivo follow respectively in 4th and 5th position and we note Huawei's absence from this Top 5, the results of which increasingly reflect the restrictions of the US government initiated a few years ago. years already.