Samsung is the market leader, Apple is the 5G segment leader, and Xiaomi is the growth leader. There was a forecast for the smartphone market for 2021
According to Digitimes Research, according to the results of the first half of this year, 650 million smartphones will be sold in the world. Both quarters of the first half of the year will demonstrate double-digit growth relative to last year’s results. For the year as a whole, analysts expect growth by 6.4%, to 1.32 billion smartphones.
The leaders will remain Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo. At the same time, all five companies will increase sales, and Xiaomi will almost double them!
By the end of the year, shipments of smartphones with 5G will reach 500-530 million, which is 70-80% more than in 2020. In addition, it will account for almost 40% of the total market. Apple will be the leader in this segment.
Sales of flexible smartphones are expected at the level of 18-20 million by the end of the year, while the share of Samsung will supposedly fall below 40%! This means that by the end of the year, a lot of competitive novelties should enter the market.