According to the forecasts of Taiwanese research firm TrendForce, the fourth quarter of 2017 Apple will sell more smartphones than Samsung.
TrendForce predicts that in the fourth quarter of 2017, the iPhone will account for 19.1% of the total smartphone market. Samsung takes second place with 18.2%. The top five will be close to Huawei, OPPO and Xiaomi.
It is expected that in the fourth quarter, Samsung will increase the production of the flagship smartphone to compete with iPhone X. According to the forecasts of TrendForce, the fourth quarter Samsung will sell 77 million smartphones, which is 5% less than in the third quarter.
If the analysts are correct, Apple will end the year with an impressive performance. Lineup Samsung has dozens of smartphones, most of which are representatives of mid and budget segment. While Apple focused on the premium segment and makes a high rate of iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X.
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