Apple grew at 3 percent by shipping 52.2 million smartphones for 15 percent share.
Smartphone vendors shipped 334.3M units during the quarter.
Samsung Electronics Co. accounted for 22.6 percent of the global smartphone market in the first quarter, industry data showed Wednesday, although its combined shipments dipped compared with the year before.
Speaking the declining smartphone growth, Tarun Pathak, Associate Director at Counterpoint Research said, "The waning smartphone demand is due to a slow-down in developed markets where replacement cycles are lengthening with overall smartphone features and design reaching its peak". Huawei shipped 39.3 million units of smartphones during the March quarter and grabbed a market share of 10.9%.
"The saturating China smartphone market is forcing the Chinese smartphone players to invest and expand beyond their home market", said Counterpoint research analyst Shobhit Srivastava. Only the emerging markets can be profitable for Chinese brands as their annual growth has upscaled only in Middle East & Africa (MEA) and declined in other geographies.
Although Samsung emerged as the leader, Xiaomi beats Samsung in overall smartphone shipments, Xiaomi topped with a 31.1% market share in Q1,2018. The decreasing demand for the IPhone 8 and I Phone X led to the downfall of apple as the demand decreased by 55%.
Xiaomi also remained one of the fastest growing brands (+101%) in Q1 2018, driven by strong sales in both China (+51%) and India (+134%). Apple's ultra-premium iPhone X is proving relatively popular in some markets like China and the U.S., while there remains scope for additional expansion in emerging regions such as India and Africa.
Huawei's smartphone growth rate was 14 percent annually in the quarter. Xiaomi shipped 27 million units of smartphones in the first quarter and captured a market share of 7.5%.
Transsion Holding, the group company of three smartphone brands - iTel, Tecno and Infinix, shipped over 10 million units in Q1 2018. It continues to grow in the India smartphone market along with increasing efforts to enter new markets and capture more market share in Q2 2018. Its market share moved from 14.4% in the quarter previous year to 15.1% in the first quarter of 2018.
Lawmakers have returned to the Maine Statehouse to address gubernatorial vetoes on bills, including commercial pot sales. The proposed law would get rid of marijuana social clubs and curb people's ability to grow marijuana on their own.
JK Rowling has issued another apology for killing one of her much-loved characters in the final book of the Harry Potter series. Rowling has previously apologised for the deaths of Severus Snape, Fred Weasley and Remus Lupin.
Community Bank increased its stake in Dominion Energy Inc (D) by 18.4% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company's shares were given away at $154.66 per share worth to an income of some $2,010,580 on account of Clementi Erich .
Rutte says the Netherlands will negotiate hard "for a modern budget in which the burdens are shared fairly". The European Commission on Wednesday proposed an EU budget of €1.279 trillion for 2021 to 2027.
Iamgold Corp (NYSE:IAG) has a market cap of $2.56 Billion and the number of outstanding shares have been calculated 465.1 Million. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP purchased a new stake in IAMGOLD in the third quarter valued at approximately $873,000.
He posted the tweet during a period of record-breaking low temperatures across the eastern USA during winter 2017. Trump said "The Paris accord will undermine (the US) economy", and "puts (the US) at a permanent disadvantage".
PiperJaffray upgraded Green Plains Inc. (NYSE: OAS ) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday , November 3 by Evercore. Deutsche Bank began coverage on shares of Oasis Petroleum in a research report on Thursday, February 1st.
Bush's second term as president, so between that and the Clinton impeachment history he seems like an experienced choice. White House lawyer Ty Cobb , who served as the White House point person in dealing with special counsel Robert S.
One dies, one injured in northwest London shooting
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting CAD 7757 of May 1, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 . Another man, in his 20s, took himself to a north London hospital at about 9.10pm suffering from a gunshot wound.
Mini celebrates 25 years of the convertible
The interiors are limited but tread plates and a commemorative plaque will be new to the drivers owing to the anniversary changes. The edition has got 12-inch wheels along with a burr walnut dashboard and powertrains taken from the Cooper 1.3i.
Dollar Holds Near Highs in Advance of Fed
But the analysts called that reasoning "unsatisfactory", adding that there is still uncertainty as to why the dollar is climbing. Chipmakers STMicroelectronics, Infineon, BE Semiconductor and ASML also gained, enjoying the positive mood about the sector.
Six takeaways derived from Mueller questions
However, legal analysts and a former assistant to Mueller believe the leak came directly from Trump's lawyers . Another asks if there were any efforts to reach out to Flynn "about seeking immunity or possible pardon".
Citigroup Boosts FIS (FIS) Price Target to $114.00
It is negative, as 153 investors sold GE shares while 921 reduced holdings. 168 funds opened positions while 667 raised stakes. Barclays reissued a "buy" rating and set a $115.00 price objective on shares of FIS in a research note on Friday, January 5th.
Avengers: Infinity War- The deadliest showdown of all time
Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, Avengers Infinity War has been touted as the biggest crossover event in the history of Marvel . He effortlessly destroys an entire civilization and even beats the Hulk in brute strength, and that's only with a single stone.
Gallup: Trump approval rating reaches 11-month high
An overwhelming 76 percent of GOP responders believed that the president speaks earnestly "all or most of the time". The NBC News/SurveyMoney poll was conducted from April 20-27 and includes responses from 10,163 adults nationwide.
MoviePass says it's bringing back its movie-a-day plan
But the MoviePass head said he didn't want to limit interest in the iHeartRadio promotional package by tipping his hand. But like Lowe promised, those were temporary promotional deals that always reverted back to $9.95 a month.