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[Graphic News] Xiaomi grabs No. 2 spot in surging smartphone market: survey

Chinese electronics firm Xiaomi has overtaken Apple as the No. 2 global smartphone maker in a sizzling market with consumers emerging from lockdowns, a new survey showed.

A Canalys survey of second-quarter sales showed worldwide smartphone sales up 12 percent, with South Korea's Samsung holding its top position with a 19 percent market share.

Xiaomi, meanwhile, surged to the No. 2 position for the first time with a 17 percent share as sales jumped 83 percent, according to Canalys.

Apple dropped to the No. 3 position with iPhone sales up just one percent, after getting a lift from last year’s new models. (AFP)

By Nam Kyung-don (
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