Samsung sold more than 75 million smartphones all over the world in the second quarter (Q2) 2019 and developed its share by 1.1 percentage points (year over year) after seeing a decrease in six continuous quarters, Gartner said on Tuesday. Solid demand for Samsung’s new Galaxy A series smartphones and the patch up of its whole entry-level and mid-range territory helped helped this positive execution.
“Demand for Samsung’s lead Galaxy S10 began to weaken during the quarter,nonetheless, showing that accomplishing development in 2019 as a whole will be a test,” said a senior research director at Gartner.
Worldwide sales of smartphones to end-users declined 1.7 percent in the subsequent quarter, totaling 368 million units. “Demand for high-end smartphones has eased back at a more prominent rate than demand for mid range and low-end smartphones.”
“To attempt to help smartphone replacements, we’ve seen manufacturers bringing premium highlights, for example, multi-lens front/back cameras, bezel-less displays and huge batteries from their leader smartphones into lower-priced models”.
Among the best five worldwide smartphone vendors, Huawei and Samsung showed the most grounded yearly deals increases in the second quarter of 2019 – at 16.5 percent and 3.8 percent, individually.
They represented for more than a third of total smartphone sales all over the world. Sales of iPhones kept on declining year over year, in spite of the fact that at a lesser rate contrasted with the first quarter of 2019.
Apple sold a little more than 38 million iPhones in the second quarter, a 13.8 percent decline year over year. “Too few gradual advantages are avoiding existing iPhone users from replacing their smartphones.”
Among the main five countries in smartphones deals, China held the top position with 101 million smartphone deals in the second quarter of 2019, up 0.5 percent year over year. in any case, primarily due to slowing consumer upgrades from highlight phones to smartphones.
Worldwide smartphone sales will stay weak for the rest of the year. Gartner expects that sales of overall smartphone sales to end-users will total 1.5 billion units in 2019.