Among the top five global smartphone companies, Chinese vendors Huawei, OPPO and Xiaomi continue growing their shipment volumes, while the thronetakers Samsung and Apple lost their units in the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18).
According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, global shipments for wearable devices reached 32 million units in the third quarter of 2018, a rise of 21.7 percent from the same period last year.
Chinese smartphone makers are making headway in global expansion as Transsion and Huawei are ranked as top three smartphone brands in Africa, according to the latest figures announced on Nov. 27 by International Data Corporation (IDC).
Lenovo ranked top on PC shipments in Q3 among all PC producers, with a market share of 24 percent, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker.
The global wearable device market continued to grow in the second quarter of 2018, according to the latest report released on Sept. 5 by market research company International Data Corporation (IDC). Xiaomi and Huawei ranked second and fourth respectively among the top five on the list.
Smart speakers, voice interaction and interconnection functions in smart home appliances were the critical developments in the Chinese smart devices market in the first quarter of 2018.
On the evening of May 2, the market intelligence company International Data Corporation (IDC) released a report stating that the global smartphone shipment in Q1 of 2018 was 334.3 million units, a decrease of 2.9% from 344.4 million units in the same period of last year.