Samsung keeps the top spot sales of smart phones

Samsung has maintained a lead of smartphone sales around the world, although it experienced a decline of 3.6 percent.

During the fourth quarter of 2017 decreased sales numbers of smart phones worldwide, according to a new report published by market research firm Gartner, which form the first annual decline in the numbers of mobile phone sales since the company started tracking the smartphone market back in 2004, where it was the sale of nearly 408 million smartphone during the last quarter, fell by 5.6 percent compared with the fourth quarter of 2016.

According to the company Gartner has kept Samsung at the forefront of smart phone sales all over the world, although it declined annually by 3.6 percent in relation to sales of its devices during the fourth quarter of 2017, while Apple ranked second with a market share of 17.9 percent compared to Samsung’s share of 18.2 percent.

While the company Huawei has those up the third, fourth and fifth, respectively, so as to enable a Huawei’s share of the growth in the last quarter, the report recommends that the reason for the decrease was due to the lack of smartphones, low-cost, high-quality, so that the users prefer to buy phones with high quality and keep it for a while longer, which is what caused the weakness in sales.

Also published Gartner’s sales figures for smartphones for the entire year in all over the world, so that represented those numbers modest gains for Samsung, increased its market share from 20.5 percent through 2016 to 20.9 percent through 2017, which helped her maintain the lead.

It is interesting to note that Shaw didn’t exist in the list of the top five vendors when you look at the sales of a 2017, although reports of sales of smart phones companies market research such as Gartner to help in the understanding and analysis of market trends, but they are not necessarily non-error, as this is considered the reports on the sources of Information an informal and incomplete account numbers, which may lead to the results of the state compared with companies in other market research.


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