Xiaomi leads the global market for 5G Android smartphones

A new report from Strategy Analytics reveals that Xiaomi was the world's leading manufacturer of 5G Android smartphones in the second quarter of this year, capturing nearly 26% of the market. Xiaomi recently surpassed Samsung to lead the global smartphone market.

The article states that in the second quarter of 2021, 95 million 5G-enabled Android smartphones were shipped worldwide, of which about 24 million were supplied by Xiaomi. The second and third places were taken by Vivo and Oppo with the results of 17.5 and 16.9 million smartphones (18.5 and 17.9% of the market). Samsung dropped to fourth place in the second quarter with 15.6 million smartphones and 16.5% of the market. Today it became known that the vice-chairman of Samsung Lee Jae-Yong will be released on parole, in particular, due to the fact that Samsung does not make important decisions without him.

Over the past nine quarters, Xiaomi has shipped a total of 70 million 5G smartphones, coming close to the South Korean giant Samsung, which managed to ship 77 million units in the same time period. 

Chinese tech giant Huawei continues to be the leader in Android 5G smartphones, with 95 million units shipped globally in the past nine quarters. However, the company is rapidly losing market share due to US sanctions. This allows other companies to strengthen their positions, including Oppo, Vivo, Honor, Realme, and so on.

Lenovo (including Motorola) is the leader in 5G smartphone sales growth, as the company's shipments grew 3480% y / y in the second quarter of 2021, with shipments for the quarter of 1.8 million units.

Realme ranked second in annual growth (+ 1773%) with 5.6 million smartphones shipped, while OnePlus ranked third in terms of growth (+ 877%).

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