Counterpoint Research has launched its report on the smartphone market share in China for the third quarter of this yr. One would badume that Huawei remains to be within the lead, however that doesn’t appear to be the case, in line with Counterpoint, OPPO truly took cost, and is now the primary positioned smartphone producer in China, at the least it was within the third quarter of this yr. Read on in the event you’re .
According to Counterpoint, OPPO had managed to seize 18.9 p.c of the market share in China within the third quarter of this yr, whereas Huawei is closed second with 18.6 p.c. Vivo is definitely tied with Huawei, as the corporate grabbed 18.6 p.c of the market as nicely, whereas Xiaomi is fourth-placed, the corporate managed to take 13.eight p.c of the market in Q3 2017. Apple is listed because the fifth-placed firm on Counterpoint’s listing, the Cupertino large received 10 p.c of the market, whereas 17.5 p.c is left for all the opposite firms which can be promoting smartphones within the nation. Sales of each single firm on this listing (nicely, the highest 5 ones) grew YoY, OPPO held 16.5 p.c in Q3 2016, whereas Huawei had 14.9 p.c of the market a yr earlier than. Same will be stated for Vivo, Xiaomi and Apple as nicely, these three firms held 16.1 p.c, 10.three p.c and eight.5 p.c in Q3 final yr, so all of them grew a bit YoY.
Counterpoint notes that Apple might drastically enhance its state of affairs in This fall 2017 in the event that they managed to promote plenty of iPhone X handsets, although the supply additionally famous that Apple nonetheless reigns supreme within the premium phase of smartphones ($500+). Counterpoint additionally notes that offline distribution is essential for Xiaomi to catch as much as the remainder of the pack, Xiaomi was promoting its smartphone on-line solely till some time again when the corporate began opening up retail shops in China. Xiaomi has fairly a couple of retail shops lively for the time being, and it’s gaining momentum, so it might enhance its place in This fall 2017 fairly a bit. There you may have it, OPPO barely took the lead in Q3 2017, and it stays to be seen what’s going to This fall 2017 appear to be, although Huawei will most likely stay the primary smartphone producer in China on a yearly foundation.