According to analyst firm Gartner, only three companies in the top five largest smartphone manufacturers managed to increase sales including due to the failure of the South Korean flagship, the Galaxy Note 7. Apple declined for the year delivery of their devices.
Analysts summed up the results of the third quarter of 2016 in the mobile market. According to Gartner estimations, for the three months were shipped altitude of 373.3 million of these devices, which is 5.4% more than in the third quarter of 2015, when it was shipped 354,2 million smartphones.
Only three companies in the top five largest smartphone manufacturers managed to increase sales. All three companies was the China – BBK, Oppo and Huawei, occupying respectively the fifth, fourth and third places. Share Huawei for the year increased from 7.7% to 8.7%, the share of Oppo — from 3.4% to 6.7%, the share of BBK from 2.9% to 5.3%.
In second place Apple has reduced the supply from 46.0 to 43,0 million. The result was a reduction in the share of Apple in the smartphone market from 12.0% to 11.5%.
Samsung, which had withdrawn its flagship smartphone on September 2, for the year has reduced deliveries from 83.6 to 71.7 million units, bringing its share declined from 23.6% to 19.2%.
It is noteworthy that the Chinese company of the top five in total occupy 21% market share, ahead of not only Apple but also Samsung.