Recent data provided by Gartner regarding smartphone market trends confirm -20% drop in smartphone sales worldwide during first quarter of 2020The effect of the Coronavirus pandemic is obvious and will continue to influence the market in the second quarter of the year.
The first three months of 2020 culminated in the sale of 299 million units worldwide and a decline of -20%. Leading market there Samsung with a total of 55 million units sold and a drop of -22.7%. Bad too Huawei which stands at 42 million units sold, down 27.3%. Negative data also for an Apple which closes with 40.9 million units sold and a decrease of -8.2%.
Xiaomi on the contrary, it is the only growing brand with more than 27 million units sold and a 1.4% improvement in sales. renouncement OPPO which stops at less than 24 million units with a fall of -19.1%. On the other hand, the rest of the market recorded a drop of -24% from 143 to 108 million units sold.
The table below shows the Gartner data. For more information about the second quarter, you will need to wait for the next reports, which will begin to arrive in July.