Samsung, Huawei and Apple chipped the most phones in Q3 of 2018. Samsung still remains the best selling phone in the world, with Huawei following close and Apple taking the third place in the race.
Research from the Q3 (July through September) global market revealed that, Samsung captured the most market share (19%), fending off Huawei (14%), which in turn beat Apple (12%). Oppo and Xiaomi ended on par at 9% each, beating vivo’s share by a single percentage point.
Within this period of time from July through September, OPPO was the best selling phone in Asia. OPPO took the Asian market with 16% total, followed closely by Huawei (15%), vivo (15%) and Xiaomi (14%). Samsung was relegated to just 10%.
Apple on the other hand, took the North American market with (39%), followed by Samsung (26%), LG (17%), Lenovo (8%) and Alcatel (5%).
Samsung came strong to took over the Latin America, Europe and Middle East Asia market. Below is a pictorial illustration.
Conclusively, from the overall Q3 global market record, Samsung still remains the best selling phone in the world. However, the likes of Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Viva are coming close real fast. While Apple, is experiencing some kind of weakness.