The world is highly dependent on technology now. Our understanding of human life would be incomplete, to say the least, without technology. Moreover, most of our dependency on technology is concentrated into one device – mobile phones.
From the moment we open our eyes to the moment we go to sleep, we’re using our phones. From waking up to communication, from entertainment to staying updated – our mobile phones help us with everything.
Thus, mobile phones are one of the basic necessities of human life in the 21st century.
Let’s find out which companies are doing the best at providing humans with these basic necessities.
WHICH COMPANIES SOLD THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF MOBILE PHONES IN 2020 SO FAR?
Samsung is a South Korean tech company. In the first quarter of 2020, the company sold 59 million phones. The tech giant also holds 1/5th of the global market share.
With 17% market share, Huawei is the second-highest seller of mobile phones. During Q1 2020, the Chinese giant sold 49 million handsets.
A status symbol all around the globe, Apple witnessed 40 million iPhones being sold in the first quarter of 2020. They hold nearly 14% of the global market share.
Xiaomi is a Chinese smartphone brand with 29.7 million units shipped in the first quarter of 2020. The company has 10% market share under its belt.
Headquartered in Guangdong, China, Oppo gets had the 5th highest units sold in the first quarter of 2020, at 22.3 million.
Parented by the same organization as Oppo, Vivo sold 21.6 million units in Q1 2020.
Realme is the third company on this list parented by BBK Electronics. They sold 7.2 million units in the first quarter of 2020.
Compiling their sales of Lenovo and Moto phones, the Lenovo group stands at number 8 on this list. They sold 5 million mobile phones in Q1 2020.
A South Korean tech giant, LG’s global sales of smartphones tallied to 6.9 million units.
At number 10 on this list, Tecno sold 4.7 million smartphones in the first quarter of the year.