Samsung shipped 29.6 million smartphones within the EMEA market within the July-September interval for a 31.8 % market share, in keeping with business researcher Worldwide Information Corp. (IDC).
The figures had been barely down from a yr in the past when the corporate shipped 31.6 million smartphones for a 34.7 % market share.
Nonetheless, the South Korean tech large was capable of defend its high spot with strong efficiency in Europe.
“Samsung had a robust quarter throughout Europe, and its share rose above a 3rd of the market to 37.1 % within the third quarter,” IDC mentioned. “It was clearly one of many manufacturers that benefitted from Huawei’s retrenchment.”
Samsung was adopted by Xiaomi Corp., which moved up three spots to take second place with strong gross sales improve in Europe.
The Chinese language electronics large shipped 13.4 million smartphones within the EMEA market, up 121.9 % from a yr in the past, for a 14.4 % share.
Its Chinese language compatriot Transsion moved as much as the No. 3 spot with a 13.4 % market share after transport 12.4 million smartphones in third quarter, up 43.9 % from a yr in the past.
Apple Inc. dropped to fourth place with a 12.7 % share, with its iPhone shipments declining 0.2 % on-year to 11.8 million items.
China’s Huawei Applied sciences dived from the runner-up place to the fifth spot after its smartphone shipments plunged 37.8 % on-year to 10.8 million items within the third quarter.
The general EMEA smartphone market grew 2.1 % on-year to 93.1 million items within the third quarter for a worth of $27.7 billion, in keeping with IDC. In Europe alone, smartphone shipments stood at 53.2 million, with the common gross sales value reaching $392.
IDC mentioned it expects the EMEA smartphone market within the fourth quarter to be “comparatively subdued” and to not be larger than a yr in the past. (Yonhap)