The first three positions belong to Samsung
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge has become the best-selling Android-smartphone in the first half of 2016 than addition, Samsung took the first three devices position among the best-selling Android-smartphone in the world by the end of this period, according to Strategy Analytics.
According to analysts, in the period from January to June 2016 13.3 million Galaxy S7 edge were sold on the world market, that It amounted to 2.3% of the total number of sold smartphones on the Android platform in this period.
«S7 edge widely popular in dozens of countries due to the attractive design of the display with rounded edges and adapted for such construction applications that users find convenient,” – said the executive director of Strategy Analytics Neil Mouston (Neil Mawston).
The second place among the most popular on Android smartphones in the first half of 2016 took the Samsung Galaxy J2 – the device sold out in an amount of 13 million shares (2.3% of the total sold Android-smartphone in the world)
The third place with a mark of 11.8 million shares ranked Samsung Galaxy S7 (2% share in the market of Android-smartphone from all manufacturers).
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge has become the best-selling Android-smartphone in the first half of 2016 g.
Total sales of Android-smartphone
Total in the first half of 2016 the world was sold 577.3 million Android-smartphone, 5% more than in the same period last year (552.2 million).
iPhone sales reduction
Samsung strengthened its leadership in the global smartphone market. Sales of its nearest competitor, Apple company, which occupies the second place in the first half of 2016 decreased by 16% to 91.6 million units, compared with 108.7 million a year earlier.
Total supply smartphones
According to IDC, in the II quarter of 2016 it was 343.3 million smartphones shipped in the world market on all platforms, which practically coincided with the result of last year’s ago (342.4 million).
Samsung company took 22.4%, increasing supply by 5.5%. A year earlier, it owned 21.3%. Apple has won 11.8% of the market against 13.9% a year earlier. In third place – Huawei, it has increased the supply by 8.4% and took 9.4% of the market. On the fourth – the Oppo (increase of 136.6%, the market share of 6.6%), on the fifth – the Vivo brand, owned by BBK Electronics (sold 80.2% more than the previous year, the market share of 4.8%) <. / p>
it was reported earlier that Samsung recorded a record financial results for the II quarter 2016 due to strong demand for its flagship smartphones.