Global smartphone shipments post 7.7% gain year-over-year in Q3; Samsung on top with 25.6% share
For the third quarter, it was Samsung and Apple still numbers one and two, respectively. Sammy was responsible for 25.6% of smartphones shipped world-wide during the three months, while Apple was next with 14.5%. Huawei captured third with its 7.4% slice of the smartphone pie. Lenovo (4.8%) and LG (4.5%) had a close battle for fourth and fifth place.
Xiaomi's 3.8% share of the Q3 global smartphone market placed it sixth, followed by BBK (3.5%), TCL (3.3%), Oppo (3.2%), ZTE (2.5%) and Sony (2%). Microsoft's 1.7% share placed it 12th. The rest of the top 15 included Meizu (1.7%) Coolpad (1.5%) and Asus (1.4%).
When you talk about Samsung, your thoughts usually go right to its latest flagship phone. Currently, that would be the Samsung Galaxy S6, images of which you will find below.