The Chinese Mobile manufacturer Xiaomi made into the list of top five Smartphone manufacturers released by IDC (International Data Corporation) and has got the place of third in the list. Apple being second and Samsung at first.
Xiaomi maintaining its focus in China and its adjacent markets have boosted it up in the list. Its latest launch Xiaomi Mi4 an high-end smartphone against Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and Apple’s iPhone 6 was key to its success according to IDC.
Samsung being First has faced a fall of -8.2% when compared to third quarter of years 2014 and 2013. In third quarter of years Samsung had a 32.5% market in the year 2013 and 23.8% in this current year 2014 as the list states. Apple at second had a growth of 16.1%, Xiaomi at third have a growth of an awesome 211.3% it did surpassed Lenovo at 38.0% and LG at 39.8% at third quarters of 2014 and 2014. Samsung was the only one to face fall in shipment volume.
Top Five Smartphone Vendors, Shipments, Market Share and Year-Over-Year Growth, Q3 2014 Preliminary Data (Units in Millions)
|Vendor||2014Q3 Shipment Volumes||2014Q3 Market Share||2013Q3 Shipment Volumes||2013Q3 Market Share||3Q14/3Q13 Change|
Source: IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, October 29, 2014