Traditionally, the company counts DigiTimes smartphone sales for each quarter and identify market leaders. The third quarter was no exception.
According to DigiTimes, shipments of smart phones in the third quarter of 2015 increased by 7.7% compared to the same period last year. This means that in the period from July to September was 331.9 units shipped smartphones.
In comparison with the second quarter increase was 10.5%. For the current quarter, the publication DigiTimes Research expects that supply will reach to the level of 396.8 mln. Handsets.
This is 20% more than in the third quarter and by 10.1% compared to last year. If this forecast will be correct, put smartphones in 2015 reached 1.326 billion units.
In the third quarter, Samsung and Apple continues to occupy a leading position. Samsung shipped 25.6% of the total share of smartphones, while Apple’s sales accounted for 14.5% market share.
Huawei has occupied the third place with 7.4%. The company Lenovo (4.8%) and LG (4.5%) clashed for the 4th and 5th place. In sixth place with 3.8% communicated Xiaomi. The company managed to increase their sales, showing good results.