The statistical agency Counterpoint released the report on mobile phone shipments in the third quarter of 2018. According to the report, global mobile phone shipments fell by 3% year-on-year to 386.8 million units.
In terms of vendor rankings, Samsung shipped 72.3 million parts ranked first in the world, but fell 13% year-on-year. Huawei shipped 52 million units, ranking second, up 33% year-on-year. The second-largest increase in the top five is Xiaomi. The shipment of 35.7 million units in the quarter increased by 25% year-on-year, ranking fourth, while Apple and OV maintained steady growth.
Among the TOP10 international manufacturers, the HMD of Nokia is attracting attention with a strong increase of 71%, while Lenovo (including Moto) and LG both have double-digit declines.
In particular, for the Chinese manufacturer Huami OV, the proportion of overseas markets is becoming more and more important. Among them, Xiaomi has experienced a 16% decline in the domestic market, but “saving” itself with 83% of overseas growth. In the same period, Huawei’s shipment growth in overseas markets also reached 60%.
In terms of sales, the seats were changed to Huawei, vivo, OPPO, Xiaomi, Apple, and Samsung. However, total shipments also fell by 8 percentage points.