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IPhone sales fall for three consecutive quarters 20.08.2016 at 09:58

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Author: Sergey Yurtaikin

iPhone Sales decline for three quarters in a row, what is to blame weakening demand in the Asian markets. This is evidenced by data analysts Gartner.

According to their calculations, in April–June 2016 were sold worldwide 344,4 million smartphones, which is 4.3 % more than the year before. Implementation of all mobile phones (including simple push-button devices) decreased by 0.5 %, and only five producers (China's Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi and LG, as well as South Korea's Samsung) finished the period with growth.

the world's Largest seller of smartphones remain Samsung. The company managed to increase the gap from Apple by almost 10 percentage points (see table below) in the second calendar quarter due to strong demand for models of the series Galaxy A and Galaxy J.

iPhone Sales decreased by 7.7 %, quarterly decline was the third in a row. Apple has fixed the regression in North America (the largest market) and Western Europe, but in China and the developed countries in the Asia-Pacific region the decline was even stronger at 26 %.

the five leading manufacturers of smartphones the largest rise was shown by Oppo, whose sales jumped 129 % yoy, helped by strong demand for the R9 series in China and abroad. The company's share in the world market more than doubled for the year.

"features Such as protected hand-shake selfie camera and fast charging technology, Oppo has helped to fill a niche in the market and increase sales in the conditions of rigid competition and turning smartphones into consumer products," — said Gartner analyst Anshul Gupta (Anshul Gupta).


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