Samsung and Apple maintained their leadership in the smartphone market in early 2017 while Chinese-based Huawei’s strong growth cemented its No. 3 position, a market tracker said Thursday.
According to a survey, Samsung led the market in the first quarter with a 22.8 percent share against Apple’s 14.9 percent share. There was little growth for the top two companies.
On the other hand, Huawei’s sales jumped 21.7 percent, giving it a 9.8 percent share. Fellow Chinese smartphone makers Oppo and Vivo, at No. 4 and No. 5 in the market, respectively, also boosted their sales.