A recent study by Counterpoint Research found that global smartphone sales fell by 8% in the third quarter of 2023 compared to the same period last year.
As always, the market research firm is Counterpoint Research published a report including its data Global smartphone sales in the third quarter of 2023 And, another quarter, the statistics produced by this study are not very encouraging for manufacturers.
In fact, this Counterpoint Research report reveals just that Smartphone sales fell again for the ninth consecutive quarter Thus follows a downward trend that seems to have no end.
Even the release of the new Galaxy Z and iPhone 15 failed to boost smartphone sales in the third quarter of the year
A study conducted by Counterpoint Research confirmed the global smartphone sales 8% in the third quarter of 2023 compared to the same period of the previous yearThis marks the ninth straight quarter of decline.
But it’s not all bad news, since, according to this report, in the third quarter of 2023, quarterly sales increased by 2% compared to the third quarter of the previous year.
If we break this data down by manufacturers and you can see in the figure that we put you above these lines, in the third quarter of 2023, Samsung dominated the global smartphone market. A 20% market share, which represents a 13% decrease compared to the same quarter last year The Korean company has been able to maintain its dominance in the market thanks, above all, to this fact Sales of Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5 have doubled the previous model’s figures As the Galaxy A is going to be the leader in the price segment.
Despite the good reception of the iPhone 15, Apple suffered A 9% sales decline compared to the previous quarter and dropped to second place in this ranking 16% market share.
The third step in this ranking is occupied by Xiaomi A market share of 12%, down 15% from the third quarter of 2022And complete the fifth of manufacturers with the highest sales in the third quarter of the year, with OPPO and OnePlus A combined market share of 10% And I live with 8% market share.