Strategy Analytics, a famous market research organization, releases its global smartphone market shipments report for the Q2, 2019. According to the report, in the second quarter of 2019, global smartphone shipments fell by 2.6% year-on-year to 341 million units from 350.4 million units in Q2 2018.
Among the top smartphone manufacturers, Samsung shipped 76.3 million smartphones worldwide in Q2 2019, jumping 7 percent annually from 71.5 million units in Q2 2018 followed by Huawei 17.2% positioned 2nd, Apple ranked third with 11.1% market share, Xiaomi with 9.4% devices shipped on 4th place and OPPO fifth with a share of 8.7%.
Numerically, Samsung is leading the list with 76.6 million units sold in Q2, 2019 and enjoying +1.9% of increment compared to last year and it captures the 22.3% of the global smartphone market share. Huawei is positioned on the 2nd position with 58.7 million units sold, a slight increase of +1.7% compared to 54.2 in Q2, 2018 with the 17% market share of global smartphone shipments. Apple on the other hands facing a modest decline with 38 million devices sold worldwide, where the sales declined by -0.7 % compared to 41.3 million shipped in Q2, 2018.
Further, Xiaomi ships 32 million devices with a slight increase in market share of +0.3% without changing the units number. Lastly, Oppo with 29.8 million sold is placed on 5th position with +0.1% increase in market share, but units declined by -0.4 million comparatively. Overall, global smartphone shipments fell by -2.6% compared to Q2, 2018.