SAMSUNG GALAXY S21 SALES SET A NEW RECORD.
According to South Korean media, Samsung has sold almost 600,000 Galaxy S21 smartphones in its homeland, while within the same period the new product has surpassed the achievements of the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10 and Galaxy S9.
The previous record is held by the Samsung Galaxy S8, which was released in 2017. During an equivalent period of your time , the corporate was ready to sell 620 thousand Galaxy S8 smartphones in South Korea . it’s also reported that within the first month, the amount of Galaxy S21 smartphones sold was almost double the results of last year’s Galaxy S20.
A spokesman for Atlas Research & Consulting said the most reason for the rise in sales was that Samsung was ready to improve performance while maintaining low prices, especially in comparison to the previous series.
Samsung has another model that performed well: the Galaxy A31 became the top-selling mobile within the domestic market.
IDC: THE SMARTPHONE MARKET HAS RETURNED TO GROWTH
Experts of the analytical company IDC summed up the results of the fourth quarter of 2020 and therefore the whole year generally on the smartphone market. As stated within the corresponding report, the smartphone market returned to growth. Sales within the fourth quarter of 2020 were 385.9 million units, which is 4.3% quite smartphones sold within the fourth quarter of 2019. At an equivalent time, for the whole 2020, smartphones were sold 5.9% but in 2019.
At the top of the fourth quarter of 2020, Apple was named the market leader. it had been ready to increase sales in annual terms; that’s , compared to an equivalent quarter of the previous year, by 22.2% – from 73.8 to 90.1 million devices. This led to a rise in Apple’s share from 19.9% to 23.4%. The second place is occupied by Samsung, which in annual terms increased sales by 6.2%, as a results of which its share increased from 18.8% to 19.1%. The third place is taken by Xiaomi. Its share increased from 8.9% to 11.2%. the highest five also include Oppo and Huawei. Also, The share of Oppo increased from 8.3% to 8.8%. The share of Huawei decreased from 15.2% to 8.4%.
As for 2020 as an entire , Samsung remained the leader with 20.6% of the market. Apple is in second place with 15.9%. The share of Huawei, which is in third place at the top of 2020, is 14.6%. The fourth-place belongs to Xiaomi, whose share is 11.4%, the fifth – to Vivo, whose share is 8.6%. In 2019, Samsung’s share was 21.6%, Apple’s 13.9%. Huawei – 17.5%, Xiaomi – 9.2%, Vivo – 8.0%.