▲ Up
 
11:29 31-01-2015
MAIN Russian
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Chinese manufacturers threaten Samsung, Apple

Bishkek (AKIpress) - chinese smartphone The global smartphone market is undergoing a major shift due to the rising prowess of Chinese manufacturers. The market shares of Samsung and Apple have dropped as Chinese rivals roll out more competitive products, Chosun reports.

Market researcher Strategy Analytics said Samsung accounted for 25.2 percent of the global smartphone market and Apple 11.9 percent in the second quarter, still ranking first and second. But their combined market share totaled 37.1 percent, compared to 51.7 percent in the first quarter of 2012.

It was the first time in two years that their combined market share fell below 45 percent.

China's Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi each accounted for five percent of the market in the second quarter. It took Xiaomi only three years to grow into the world's fifth-largest smartphone maker. It recently began exporting its products to India and Italy.

Huawei and Lenovo's sales are also growing not only in China, but in North America, the Middle East and Africa.

The share of the combined players other than the top six stood at 40.6 percent, up 3.74 percentage points compared to the same period of 2013. That is more than Samsung and Apple's combined market share.

Smaller smartphone makers have been rolling out products that meet the needs of local clients. For example, Indian firms Micromax and Karbonn rank at No. 2 and 3 in India after Samsung, while Apple controls less than five percent of the market there.


Twitterfacebookprint
09:25 04.08.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:35 No universal calculation parameters for comparison of shadow economies of different countries exist – President’s Administration17:21 Economy Ministry proposes to adopt list of goods to be exported and imported under license17:19 Tajikistan, WB discuss prospects of cooperation in agricultural sector17:12 10 of 22 MP candidates fail Tajik language test17:02 Uzbekistan takes part in food festival in India16:58 Kids in one of children institutions claim they were photographed naked in shower and toilet: expert16:32 Balloonists surpass world distance record16:31 Kazakhstan to allocate $325.3 million for spring sowing campaign in 201516:22 UNISDR ready to assist Kyrgyz Ministry of Emergency Situations - Fengmin Kan16:16 Kyrgyz delegation to PACE winter session in France meets with parliamentary delegations of several countries16:14 Tajik FM, Chairman of OSCE Office in Dushanbe discuss cooperation issues16:06 Kazakh language to switch to Roman alphabet - Ministry15:58 Tajik border law enforcement agencies complete risk analysis, profiling and management training course15:57 World Bank to allocate Kyrgyzstan $24 million to provide electricity to remote and less developed areas15:53 UNHCR aims at ending statelessness worldwide by end-202415:43 HRW report voices concern over rights violations15:40 New Saudi King announces major government shake-up15:35 Islam Karimov turns 77 today15:32 Kyrgyz Ambassador, International Islamic Charitable Organization discuss human development project implementation15:24 Japan to invest $38 billion in Uzbekistan
Astana
-12° C
Ashgabat
+3° C
Bishkek
0° C
Dushanbe
+11° C
Tashkent
+9° C
exchange rates
 
67.84
59.81
9.62
0.87
209.18
184.45
29.51
2.66
6.09
5.38
0.86
0.08
2830.23
2436.16
389.63
38.43
3.97
3.50
0.56
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2015. All rights reserved
Use of the AKIpress.com materials must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75