During the month of June, the world’s leading smartphone maker was SamsungApple Xiaomi. The latter captured 17.1% of the global market during the month, followed by Samsung with a 15.7% share of the global smartphone pie. Apple was third with 14.3% of the market.
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Xiaomi saw its smartwatch shipments skyrocket by 272.6%, leading it to take fifth place in the global smartwatch shipments rankings with 1.5 million units shipped (up from just 400 000 in the same quarter of last year). This gives it 5.7% of the global smartwatch market.
Apple shipped 7.9 million Apple Watch units in the second quarter
Overall, 25.4 million smartphones were shipped in the second quarter of this year, up 37.9% from the 18.4 million shipped in the second quarter of 2020. Jason Low, Head of research at Canalys, said: âSuppliers are trying to make a big generational leap in smart watch technologies. stand out, they improve fundamentals, such as user experience and battery life, create their own distinct user interfaces, and leverage their respective ecosystems to create unique new use cases. “