Not only Apple, the year 2022 has not been good for the entire smartphone industry. According to the report of market research firm Canalys, in the fourth quarter of the year 2022, there was a decrease of about 17 percent in worldwide smartphone shipments. During this time Samsung emerged as the world’s largest smartphone brand. Samsung sold the most smartphones in the year 2022. While Apple had the highest market share in the last quarter of the year. Apple’s market share was around 25 percent in the last quarter of the year. While Samsung’s market share during this period was 20 percent.
Here are the top smartphone brands
However, if we talk on an annual basis, Samsung has left Apple behind. In the year 2022, Samsung has emerged as the number-1 smartphone brand with 22 percent market share. The same Apple occupies the second position with 19 percent market share. Whereas Xiaomi’s number comes in third place with 13 percent market share. Same Oppo and Vivo have equal 9 percent market share. While the total market share of the rest of the smartphone brands has been 28 percent.
Top-5 Smartphone Brands
- Samsung – 22 percentApple – 19 percent
- Xiaomi – 13 percent
- Vivo – 9 percent
- Oppo – 9 percent
- other – 28 percent