A recent study shows that Apple continues to lead the smartphone chain globally. In Q4 2021, the global smartphone industry’s wholesale revenue and average selling price would climb by 6% and 9% year on year in Q4 2021, respectively.
A recent study conducted by StrategyAnalytics shows that, in 2021, wholesale income and the average selling price of smartphones will climb by 15% and 10%, respectively. Apple retains its lead in terms of brands, with a bigger revenue share than the previous year. Samsung is second, followed by Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo in that order.
Honour overtook Realme and climbed to the sixth position. Realme, Lenovo-Motorola, Huawei, and Transsion are ranked seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth, respectively. It’s interesting to see Huawei maintain its position in the top ten.
Additionally, Apple is the company with the largest market share of smartphones priced above $1,000. Apple Q4 is the market leader in terms of shipments, with a 22 percent share, followed by Samsung, Xiaomi, Oppo, and Vivo. Samsung, on the other hand, retains its position as the market leader in terms of shipping volume until 2021.