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iPhone maker hits record market share, claims No.1 spot


Apple’s flagship store for smart products in Shanghai (China) will sell iPhone13 phones to customers on October 12, 2021.

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Apple’sIn China, the smartphone market share reached a record level in the fourth quarter. Apple has reclaimed the No. 1 spot for the first six years.

According to Counterpoint Research, the Cupertino market giant held 23% and saw sales grow 32% in December.

Apple’s solid growth was despite the 9% drop in smartphone sales from China. This is thanks to Apple’s iPhone 13 line-up, which was launched in September.

Mengmeng Zhang from Counterpoint Research stated in a press release that the iPhone 13 was a success because of its lower price in China.

The next generation super-fast internet, 5G, is being developed around the globe and in China.

Due to ongoing US sanctions, Huawei, Apple’s major competitor, saw its sales decline.

Chinese giant Huawei — once the number one smartphone player in China and the world — has been crippled by U.S. sanctionsThe company was unable to access key software or components that were necessary for the production of its products.

Counterpoint Research reported that Huawei held a mere 7% share of China’s market in the fourth quarter, and that sales fell 73% over the same period last year.

Chinese brand Vivo was second, with 19% market share. Oppo came in at 17%.

Honor is the brand of smartphone that Huawei used to own but spun off into a separate businessThe fourth-largest player was a monopolist with 15% of market share. XiaomiWith 13%

These brands all come from Chinese smartphone manufacturers that are also expanding internationally.

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