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Report: Samsung continues to dominate the phone market and Apple suffer and Huawei ascend
pple has a problem in the Chinese market, as it failed to attract consumers because of the competition that you find local companies that make phones powerful specifications at very competitive prices.
According to a report again from “Canales” Canalys market research firm, Apple ‘s sales in Greater China, which includes China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, 33% fell to 8.8 billion US dollars during the three months ended June 30 last, compared to the growth achieved by the year past, which reached 112%.
The CEO of Apple Tim Cook said in an interview that after taking currency effects, sales in China witnessed a decline of 2% during the second quarter of this year.
Apple is facing increasing challenges in China, an important market contributes about one fifth its revenue, by the only regional competition, which Huawei and Xiaomi, the OBO, and Lenovo, as well as a rival to come Samsung, which was forced to cut its phones prices in China in an attempt to regain market share it has lost.
With regard to global markets, Canales reported that the smart phone shipments experienced during the second quarter of 2016 a modest return to growth after the first quarter, which saw the first decline on an annual basis in smart phone sales worldwide.
According to the report, during the second quarter we were charging about 330 million smart phone, the Samsung lion’s share of them, as it continues to dominate the market after shipping 80 million units.
He attributed Tim Collinge, analyst at Canales company credited with the success of the Samsung smart phone sales of flagship Galaxy S 7, which contributed to the movement of attachments glasses virtual reality “Gear VR” for free with him increased.
And it replaced Apple in second place with 40.4 million iPhone charging phone, and a third Chinese Huawei shipped about 31 million phones came.
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