Regular quarterly report Canalys the confirmation -13% on sales of new smartphones in the first quarter of 2020. Worldwide smartphone sales rose from 313 million units to 272 million units. For the record, the biggest drop Samsung which stops at 59.6 million units sold in the quarter with a fall -17% comparing with the previous year. For the Korean company, poor sales of the new Galaxy S20 have severely affected the Coronavirus pandemic.
Huawei also fell, which due to the ban recorded a sharp drop in sales outside of China. Total, Huawei sold 49 million units with a fall -17% compared to last year’s data. Also falls an Apple which stops at 37.1 million smartphones sold, recording a drop -8% compared to the first quarter of 2019.
Growing however Xiaomi which closes the quarter with a total of 30.2 million units and growth + 9% compared with data collected last year. Also pay attention to growth I live which, thanks to more than 24 million units sold, improves sales + 3% Other brands considered worldwide are down 21%. Here are the summary data released by Canalys.