Worldwide Major Mobile Phone Vendor Performance, 2Q 2017
The finding shows shipment volume of the global mobile phone industry reached 476.1 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 3.4% year-on-year. Of mobile phones shipped, 367.9 million units were from smartphones, up 7.3% year-on-year. While Samsung stepped out of the Galaxy Note 7 shadow to see an increase in shipments, the anticipation for new iPhone 8 greatly affected Apple's shipment performance in the first quarter of 2017. It is anticipated that shipment volume of the global mobile phone industry will reach nearly 500 million units in the second quarter of 2017, up 4.6% sequentially and 6.6% year-on-year.