Sony trumps Samsung, launches first 1-inch camera sensor for phones

Sony trumps Samsung, launches first 1-inch camera sensor for phones

While Samsung has been the first brand to cross 100MP and 200MP barriers in the smartphone camera segment, Sony has trumped its South Korean rival by developing a 1-inch sensor. The Japanese firm will be the first to launch a 1-inch smartphone camera sensor, the IMX989. The Sony IMX989 1-inch camera sensor will debut with … Read moreSony trumps Samsung, launches first 1-inch camera sensor for phones

Samsung leads smartphone shipments in Europe as the market hits new low

Samsung leads smartphone shipments in Europe as the market hits new low

Last updated: June 15th, 2022 at 17:37 UTC+02:00 The European smartphone market suffered a setback in the first quarter of the year, and Samsung also experienced a 16% year-on-year drop in market share. Samsung still kept the lead over all other smartphone manufacturers, including Apple and Xiaomi. The Korean tech giant captured 35% of the … Read moreSamsung leads smartphone shipments in Europe as the market hits new low

Samsung tops its highest global smartphone market share in 5 years

Samsung tops its highest global smartphone market share in 5 years

Last updated: May 30th, 2022 at 18:18 UTC+02:00 Samsung has just reached its highest global smartphone market share in five years. In April 2022, Samsung was the best-selling smartphone brand with a market share of 24% — the highest it’s been since June 2017. Once again, the Galaxy S22 series and lower-cost Galaxy A phones … Read moreSamsung tops its highest global smartphone market share in 5 years

Samsung led a declining European smartphone market in Q1 2022

Samsung led a declining European smartphone market in Q1 2022

Last updated: May 24th, 2022 at 15:25 UTC+02:00 Smartphone shipments across the European continent declined 10% year-on-year in Q1 2022, and Samsung’s market share decreased within the same three-month period. Fortunately for Samsung, it remains the top smartphone brand in Europe and continues to lead the market ahead of Apple and Xiaomi. The European smartphone … Read moreSamsung led a declining European smartphone market in Q1 2022

Samsung climbed back to 2nd place in the Indian smartphone market

Samsung climbed back to 2nd place in the Indian smartphone market

SamMobile has affiliate and sponsored partnerships. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn a commission. Last updated: May 11th, 2022 at 12:55 UTC+02:00 Samsung has climbed up the ranks in India to become the 2nd largest smartphone vendor in the country in Q1 2022, reveals market research firm IDC. The … Read moreSamsung climbed back to 2nd place in the Indian smartphone market

Galaxy Buds Pro and Buds 2 have guaranteed Samsung’s success last year

Galaxy Buds Pro and Buds 2 have guaranteed Samsung’s success last year

Last updated: March 10th, 2022 at 15:37 UTC+01:00 Samsung’s position in the wearable TWS (True Wireless Stereo) market improved last year compared to 2020, while Apple — the segment’s leader — lost roughly 5% market share, reveals a new paper from Counterpoint Research. In 2021, the TWS market as a whole grew 24% year-on-year in … Read moreGalaxy Buds Pro and Buds 2 have guaranteed Samsung’s success last year

Samsung loses even more ground to Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Samsung loses even more ground to Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Last updated: February 1st, 2022 at 12:27 UTC+01:00 On a global scale, Samsung sold more smartphones than all of its competition, including Apple and Xiaomi. However, the story is quite different in the world’s second-largest smartphone market: India, where Xiaomi continues to reign supreme. The situation was no different in Q4, 2021, according to data … Read moreSamsung loses even more ground to Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Europe’s top OEMs exchanged leadership four times in 2021 but Samsung won

Europe’s top OEMs exchanged leadership four times in 2021 but Samsung won

Last updated: January 31st, 2022 at 15:18 UTC+01:00 In 2021, the European smartphone market regained some of the traction it lost in 2020 due to the COVID pandemic. It grew 8%, although it hasn’t fully recovered to pre-pandemic levels. Annual sales in 2020 dropped by 14%, so even though Europe is on its way to … Read moreEurope’s top OEMs exchanged leadership four times in 2021 but Samsung won

Realme’s YoY growth rate in the 5G market could be bad news for Samsung

Realme’s YoY growth rate in the 5G market could be bad news for Samsung

Last updated: December 29th, 2021 at 14:45 UTC+01:00 Samsung increased its global 5G smartphone sales year-on-year in the third quarter of 2021 by 70%. Even so, this wasn’t enough to propel the company in the lead. The fastest-growing 5G Android smartphone brand in Q3 wasn’t Samsung. The Korean tech giant was the fourth-fastest 5G OEM, … Read moreRealme’s YoY growth rate in the 5G market could be bad news for Samsung

Samsung edges past Oppo to climb up the podium in 5G smartphone race

Samsung edges past Oppo to climb up the podium in 5G smartphone race

Last updated: December 23rd, 2021 at 15:26 UTC+01:00 Samsung was the first OEM to release a 5G phone — the Galaxy S10 5G — back in 2019, and for a while, the company led the 5G smartphone market. Samsung lost that lead in 2020 when it dropped to fourth place with a global 5G smartphone … Read moreSamsung edges past Oppo to climb up the podium in 5G smartphone race

Like Huawei, Xiaomi may fail to become a real threat to Samsung

Like Huawei, Xiaomi may fail to become a real threat to Samsung

Last updated: December 17th, 2021 at 15:41 UTC+01:00 Xiaomi has seemingly become an increasing threat to Samsung’s market dominance, as well as Apple, but will the Chinese OEM eat away at Samsung’s share until there’s not enough left for the role of a market leader? You can never be too sure. After all, Huawei became … Read moreLike Huawei, Xiaomi may fail to become a real threat to Samsung

Apple could overtake Samsung as world’s biggest smartphone brand

Apple could overtake Samsung as world’s biggest smartphone brand

Last updated: December 3rd, 2021 at 10:06 UTC+01:00 Samsung was the global smartphone leader in Q3 2021, with a market share of 21.2%. However, its position is expected to drop as Apple could overtake the South Korean firm in Q4 2021, thanks to impressive iPhone 13 sales. A new report claims that Samsung’s smartphone market … Read moreApple could overtake Samsung as world’s biggest smartphone brand

Samsung unable to catch up with Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Samsung unable to catch up with Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Last updated: October 21st, 2021 at 12:45 UTC+02:00 Although Samsung managed to secure its lead in the global smartphone market in Q3, 2021, the situation in India is quite different. The company lost out majorly to arch-rival Xiaomi in Q2, 2021, and the situation is more or less the same this time around according to … Read moreSamsung unable to catch up with Xiaomi in the Indian smartphone market

Samsung led the market in Q3 but the shopping season is looking grim

Samsung led the market in Q3 but the shopping season is looking grim

Last updated: October 15th, 2021 at 18:38 UTC+02:00 The global semiconductor shortage has hit the smartphone market hard in the third quarter of the year, reveals a preliminary market report from Canalys. Worldwide smartphone shipments dropped 6% year-on-year, but not much has changed for Samsung regarding market share. In the 3rd quarter of the year, … Read moreSamsung led the market in Q3 but the shopping season is looking grim