IDC reported the market for smartphones in Q4 2017 shipments total 403.5 million units, down 6.3% compared to the same period in 2016. section numbers throughout the year 2017 is the 1,472 million. Reduced from the year 2016 is 1%.
Anthony Scarsella, an analyst at IDC, commented that buyers have been delay to upgrade to a new smartphone that comes out. Since that is not necessary And smart phone model on which it has a very high price.
If a particular Q4, Apple has the highest market share of 19.2%, from 77.3 million unit shipments of Samsung ranked second with 18.4%, 74.1 million units, followed by Huawei, Xiaomi and OPPO respectively.