Is Vivo changing into a international menace?
After Huawei’s staggering yr-on-yr decline from 30 to eight p.c Chinese language market share, Vivo has moved into first place, edging out sister model Oppo with a wholesome 23 p.c slice of the pie, in comparison with 20 p.c for the BBK-owned silver medalist.
Maybe extra impressively, Vivo grabbed India’s bronze medal for the July – September 2021 timeframe as properly, beating everybody from Realme and Oppo to Apple and OnePlus. The Chinese language champion was primary in India’s offline channel, in addition to the 5G phase, additional demonstrating its potential to problem Samsung and Apple’s international supremacy comparatively quickly.
The iPhone 13 sequence ought to additional enhance Apple’s figures in This autumn
Clearly, that made Apple the nation’s highest rising model (by far), and issues weren’t radically totally different in China both, the place Cupertino’s 48 p.c yr-on-yr progress was solely surpassed by Realme’s surge from 0 to 4 p.c market share.
Apple was additionally the primary premium 5G smartphone model in India for the first time, whereas OnePlus carried out remarkably properly in the market’s total premium division because of the very inexpensive Nord 2 5G and Nord CE 5G.
Regardless of India’s main concentrate on low-price gadgets, Samsung’s 5G-enabled Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 additionally acquired off to a sturdy begin at the native field-workplace, taking a look at offering stiff competitors for the iPhone 13 household forward.
Each Honor and Xiaomi deserve honorable mentions (no pun supposed) for his or her newest Chinese language gross sales outcomes, rating third and fourth total respectively whereas posting wholesome quarter-on-quarter and yr-on-yr progress… respectively.