Chinese language smartphone maker Xiaomi grabbed a 17.1% share of the full variety of smartphones bought globally in June, with gross sales surging by 26%, analysis agency Counterpoint stories.
In response to the info, the shares of Samsung and Apple smartphones bought globally had been 15.7% and 14.3% respectively. Xiaomi was additionally the second-largest smartphone maker by cargo within the second quarter of 2021, after Samsung.
Additionally on rt.com
US removes Xiaomi from its blacklist of ‘Communist Chinese language army corporations’
The report factors out, nevertheless, that Xiaomi’s gross sales’ rise – and Samsung’s lower – could possibly be a short lived pattern, as Samsung’s manufacturing was disrupted final month attributable to a surge in Covid-19 circumstances and the ensuing lockdown in Vietnam, which provides elements for the South Korean smartphone maker. In its second-quarter earnings name, Samsung mentioned it expects manufacturing ranges to return to regular within the close to future.
Xiaomi principally goals its units on the mass market by making extra reasonably priced smartphones. Nevertheless, earlier this 12 months it launched two premium-segment smartphones, apparently aiming to rival market heavyweights Samsung and Apple.
For extra tales on economic system & finance go to RT’s enterprise part