iPhone performance began to decline in the second quarter of the global smart phone shipments exceeded 230 million




Compared with 2012, IDC latest data indicate that the global handset market grew by 6%.

IDC announced the 2013 second quarter handset shipments, total global shipments of 432.1 million mobile phones, with the same period in 2012, compared to 407.7 million, growing by 6%, while the second quarter than the first quarter of 428.8 million grow a little.

In the smartphone market, second quarter 2013 shipments of 237.9 million, if compared with 2012, growing by 53.2%, while shipments in the second quarter of 2012 was 156.2 million.

According to data released by IDC, the top five smartphone manufacturers are Samsung, Apple, LG, Lenovo and ZTE, compared with the first quarter of 2013, then, Huawei’s position is replaced by Lenovo, and other various rankings there is not much difference. However, the sub-data, Apple is the only one data down mobile phone factory, shipped 37.4 million down from 3,120 ten thousand, about 4.2%.

While facing the global Android leader Samsung GALAXY S 4 poor sales situation but on shipments is concerned, it is still continuing to grow. Compared with the same period in 2012, growing by 43.9 percent to 7,200 ten thousand smartphones in the first quarter of 2013, Samsung shipped 70.7 million.

The same as the first quarter, LG in the previous year’s shipments for comparison, the growth rate is still close to 110%, in the first 5 Dazhong, Lenovo is another growth rate of more than 100% of the manufacturers.

After adding a general feature phone market with some changes, but you can say that change is not too large. World’s five largest mobile phone manufacturers Samsung, Nokia, Apple, LG and ZTE, which Nokia and ZTE compared to the same period the previous year, were down 27% and 1.1%. As Samsung is ranked the leading position of 113.4 million, compared with 2012 growth of 16.3%, but compared with the first quarter of 2013, then slightly shipments slipped 1.6 million.

Samsung and Apple though occupy 4% of the market, but other competitors also quite hard, especially in the high-end smart smartphone market section. In addition, the low-end product is a consolidation of the market share of the weapon, in addition to a higher raced each, may be more focused on this market.

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