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Samsung and Xiaomi Fighting for Second Position in 5G Shipments

by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | 12月 21, 2021

  • Overall 5G market is still in healthy growth. The global component shortage has affected the forecasts negatively decreasing the estimated 5G shipments. We estimate that the chip shortage will gradually ease during 2022 and the healthy growth will return in 2023.
  • 5G shipments will surpass 4G volumes already in Q4 2021.

  • Samsung and Xiaomi continue fighting for the position of the second largest 5G vendor, switching places on a quarterly basis.
  • Xiaomi will be the second biggest 5G smartphone vendor in 2021 but Samsung will again become the second largest 5G smartphone vendor in the world in 2022.
  • Lenovo-Motorola and Realme are growing fastest. Will they grow to challenge other Chinese rivals?
  • Brands strong in Africa will join the 5G era likely during 2022 but volumes from Africa remain low.

Clients of Strategy Analytics Emerging Device Technologies service can learn more from the data report Global 5G Smartphone Shipments Forecast by Vendor by Region by Quarter to 2022  and from the analysis report :Analysis : Global 5G Smartphone Shipments Forecast by Vendor by Region by Quarter to 2022.
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