As anticipated, Samsung and Apple nonetheless shipped probably the most variety of smartphones in Q2 2022. That’s regardless of an enormous decline within the complete variety of shipped items in the course of the mentioned quarter.
Canalys’s numbers present that the worldwide shipments in Q2 2022 fell to 287 million items. That’s a -9% decline from the 315.6 million items shipped throughout the identical quarter final yr.
The agency explains that, whereas Samsung and Apple tried to up the numbers, Chinese language manufacturers dragged the market down, presumably as a result of growing variety of lockdowns in China in the course of the mentioned quarter.
Whereas Samsung and Apple had an annual progress of 6% and eight%, respectively, Chinese language telephones received as much as a -25% decline. Taking the third to fifth spots are Xiaomi with the mentioned -25% decline, adopted by OPPO at -22%, then Vivo at -19%.
Not like earlier than, analysts say that offer chain shortages are now not a problem as there had been a decline in element orders and that suppliers are literally nervous about oversupply.
As for the second half of 2022, the analysts anticipate that the market demand would stay weak. Analysts say that it could be as a result of robust US greenback worth, geopolitical issues, excessive inflation, and whatnot.