Quarter one sees Apple’s smartphone market share jump 2.2% year-over-year

A new report from BanklessTimes analysis of data shows that Samsung shipped 73.6 million smartphones in the first quarter of  2022, the largest volume of any manufacturer. This gave Samsung a global market share of 23.4% 

Apple takes the second spot, having sold 56 million smartphones. That volume saw Apple’s market share stand at 18%, which indicates a 2.2% jump in year-on-year (YOY) change, according to BanklessTimes CEO Jonathan Merry, CEO of Bankless Times, which provides news and informational content about the alternative finance industry. . 

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi came in third After Apple. The outfit shipped 39.9M phones in quarter one of 2022, accounting for nearly 13% of all the global smartphone consignment of that period. Fellow Chinese manufacturers Oppo and Vivo complete the top five smartphone suppliers by volume.  

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.