Smartphone Shipments Increases 1% in Q3 2016-IDC

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone shipments are increasing globally year by year. However, Smartphone Shipments Increases 1% in Q3 2016-IDC. Despite Galaxy Note 7 Recall, Samsung once again lead the market.

Smartphone Shipments Increases 1% in Q3 2016-IDC

A total of 362.9 million smartphone units are shipped in Q3 2016 as compared to 359.3 million units in Q3 2015. However shipments up 5.3% from the 344.7 million units shipped in Q2 2016.

Samsung tops by gaining maximum shipment volume and market share. However Apple stood second with 12.5% market share. The results also show that last year in Q3, Apple’s market share was 13.4%. It means that there is a decrease in Apple’s market share as well.

Smartphone Shipments Increases 1% in Q3 2016-IDC

However, the third biggest manufacturer is Huawei which shipped 23% more units than in Q3 2015. The reward of this achievement goes to P9 and Honor V8. Whereas OPPO gets the number fourth position and Vivo is at 5th position.

Samsung recently has introduced financial results for 3rd quarter. The explosive problem of Note 7 takes the 3rd quarter revenue to its lowest level in nearly eight years. But still in global market, Samsung stood first in smartphone shipment.

Also Read: Samsung 3rd Quarter Report-Decrease in Revenue Due to Galaxy Note 7

Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger focuses on innovation in technology. She likes music, photography, traveling and exploring nature.
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