OPPO tops Chinese smartphone market in the third quarter of 2016

OPPO tops Chinese market

According to the latest report from IDC, OPPO got the first position in the Chinese smartphone market for the third quarter of the year 2016 in terms of shipment volumes.

The company shipped 20.1 million devices, or 17.5 percent of the market share and made the year-on-year growth of 106 percent. Oppo has improved its position in China as the company shipped just 9.8 million devices in the Q3 of the last year.

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The second place was acquired by Vivo, which shipped 19.2 million devices, marked 17.5% market share in the third-quarter of 2016. Vivo shipped 9.5 million devices in the same quarter of last year and had marked the market share of 8.8%, so this company has also improved its position.

Huawei got the third place for Q3 2016 with 28.0 million shipments, or 15.7 percent of the industry’s share. This was a fall from the company’s market portion for Q3 2015 of 17.2 percent or 15.8 million shipments.

In the previous quarter of 2016, Huawei was leading the Chinese smartphone market with more than 17 percent market shares. Huawei shipped 19.1 million smartphones in the Q2 of 2016.

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According to the report, Xiaomi shipped 10 million devices or 8.7 percent. Apple acquired the fifth position, with 8.2 million shipments or 7.1 percent share, which was a down. According to the analysts, Apple’s latest iPhone 7 will assist the company in improving its performance.

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