Previously, IDC and Strategy Analytics published smartphone shipments reports in the fourth quarter and full year 2017.#GooglePixel shipments continue to grow, but they still represent a tiny portion of the smartphone market pic.twitter.com/W6FVZlYOlC— Francisco Jeronimo (@fjeronimo) 12 Februari 2018
From these data, Samsung dominated smartphone shipments throughout 2017 with 317 million units. Based on IDC data, Samsung led the smartphone market in 2017 with 21.6 percent thanks to shipments of 317 million units. The number is up from 311 million units in 2016 with 21 percent market share.
Other top five positions are respectively occupied by Apple with 215.8 million units and 14.7 percent, Huawei 153 million units with 10.4 percent, Oppo 111.8 million units with 7.6 percent and Xiaomi 92 million units with 6, 3 percent market share.
The Analytics Strategy report is also not much different, with the top five positions containing the same name.