In 2018 July, analysts from IDC have published a report on the situation on the mobile market. The first place was occupied by Samsung, and the second was Huawei, which surpassed Apple. The report has recently appeared to Gartner for the second quarter of 2018. According to the document, Huawei's sales volume increased by 2%.
Samsung's market share in the Gartner report is 19.3%, compared to 22.6% for the same period last year, according to Techcrunch. occupying second place, Huawei has a 13.3% share of the world market (9.8% a year earlier). Apple's share fell from 12.1% to 11.9%. The Xiaomi share also rose - from 5.8% to 8.8% and that of OPPO - from 7.1% in the second quarter of 2017 to 7.6% in the second quarter of 2018.
Gartner notes that the rating leader is losing ground due to Chinese supplier pressures and a general decline in demand for Samsung's top models. All of this negatively affects the Korean giant's income.