Canalys: Samsung shipped 73.7 million smartphones globally in Q1 2022
Canalys launched its full Q1 2022 international smartphone shipments report and the numbers present Samsung as soon as once more stood atop the charts. The South Korean conglomerate managed 73.7 million shipments throughout the January – March interval and secured 24% of the worldwide smartphone market share. A complete of 311.2 million smartphones have been shipped for the interval which is 11% lower than the identical time final 12 months.
Apple got here in second place with 56.5 million shipments with an 18% market share whereas additionally boasting the one annual development out of the top-five corporations at 8%. Xiaomi (39.2 million), Oppo (29 million) and vivo (25.1 million) have been the opposite top-five corporations by way of shipments.
The Chinese language market suffered vital drops throughout the interval with Xiaomi, Oppo and vivo all dropping upwards of 20% of their cargo figures in comparison with the identical time final 12 months. Element shortages, ongoing COVID lockdowns and rising inflation all attributed to poor demand. Honor was the one model that appeared to fare nicely throughout the interval and claimed first place by way of shipments with 15 million models bought.
|Worldwide smartphone shipments and annual development Canalys Smartphone Market Pulse: Q1 2022|
|Vendor||Q1 2022 shipments (million)||Q1 2022 market share||Q1 2021 shipments (million)||Q1 2021 market share||Annual development|
|Notes: OnePlus is included in Oppo shipments; percentages could not add as much as 100% as a consequence of rounding
Supply: Canalys Smartphone Evaluation (sell-in shipments), April 2022
The state of affairs in Africa and the Center East was not significantly better with Xiaomi shipments in each areas declining by 30%. North America was the one area to expertise development throughout the previous quarter with Apple’s iPhone 13 sequence and Samsung’s Galaxy S22 trio main the best way. Wanting forward, analysts predict enhancements in provide chains and a rebound in smartphone demand heading into the second half of the 12 months.