Samsung Again Beats Apple as a Smartphone Market Leader in Q2-Gartner

As reported by authorized market researcher Gartner, global Smartphone transaction has increased by 4.3% in the second quarter of 2016. Samsung Again Beats Apple as a Smartphone Market Leader in Q2-GartnerApple suffered a slight decline; during the past year, the company’s market share fell from 14.6% to 12.9%.

Samsung Again Beats Apple as a Smartphone Market Leader in Q2-Gartner

According to Gartner, 5 of the top 10 Smartphone makers have seen a notable growth in their sale margin. These smartphone makers are Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo, and Samsung. Moreover, between April to June, total 344 million units Smartphones have sold out, giving mobile marketplace around 4.3% hike in sale rate.

Samsung is still the first with 22.3% market share, Apple is in the second place having 12.9% shares. Huawei holds 8.9 percent of the share, Oppo 5.4 percent and holds 4th position. In the fifth place is Xiaomi with 4.5 percent of global market share.

Samsung Again Beats Apple as a Smartphone Market Leader-Gartner

Speaking on this occasion, Anshul Gupta, Research Director at Gartner, said:

Demands for expensive Smartphones sluggish in the Q2 of 2016 as customers are waiting for new and budget-friendly handsets launches in the second half of this year.

Apple’s global smartphone market share fell to 14.8 percent in the first quarter of 2016, down from 17.9 percent in the same period the previous year. However, there was a 3.9 percent growth in Q1 in overall smartphone sales as compared to Q1 2015.

For More Information Please Read: Samsung Continues to Lead Global Smartphone Market while iPhone Market Share Drops to 15%

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger who focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.


  1. You are quoting your Apple figures wrong, their market share is 12.9 not 14.8 (apple biased site clearly).

    1. Not likely, if you look at overall trends it’s on a downward slop and nothing points to the iphone 7 changing that.

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