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Global smartphone shipments slow to 7% growth in Q2; Xiaomi leapfrogs Apple for 2nd place

Thursday 29 July 2021 | 16:36 CET | News
Global smartphone shipments totalled 299.1 million units in the second quarter of 2021, up 6.9 percent from the same period a year earlier, with component shortages dragging growth that stood at 28 percent in the previous three months, according to data compiled by Omdia. Android handsets consolidated their lead in the second quarter, with Apple slipping to third place after Xiaomi after trailing Samsung in second place during the first three months of 2021.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Huawei / Oppo / Realme / Samsung / Vivo / Xiaomi
Countries: World
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