China’s Xiaomi smartphones walked in shipments phones and Apple took on the local market in sixth place. The American company, which in the first quarter, took the fifth position, in the second quarter turned out to be only the seventh. However, leadership is still at the Korean corporation Samsung.
Analysts say the success of Xiaomi, which entered the smart phone market a few years ago and was able to achieve success by implementing a mobile device only in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. For example, the recently released smartphone Xiaomi Red Rice , value for $ 130, three days has sold 5 million units.
According to estimates Canalys, Chinese manufacturers are putting increasing pressure on Samsung and Apple: the share of Lenovo, Yulong, Huawei, ZTE and Xiaomi account for 20% of the global smartphone market against 15% last year.
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