Global smartphone shipments by vendor/manufacturer 2009-2019

This statistic shows global smartphone shipments from the fourth quarter of 2009 to the fourth quarter of 2019. In the fourth quarter of 2019, Samsung shipped 69.4 million smartphones. In 2019, smartphone shipments totaled 1.37 billion units worldwide.

Global smartphone shipments by vendor - additional information

In the first quarter of 2017, Samsung was the leading smartphone vendor in the world based on shipments, with over 79 million units shipped globally. Overall Samsung held a 22.8 percent share of the smartphone market in the first quarter of 2017. The company’s influence in the market peaked in the third quarter of 2013 when it was responsible for 32.5 percent of all smartphone shipments, shipping a total of 85 million units.

Apple was the second largest vendor of smartphones according to latest figures as it shipped around 52 million smartphone units in the first quarter of 2017. Quarterly sales of the iPhone recently peaked at the end of 2016 (Apple's 1Q17 financial quarter) with sales of over 78 million units.

Smartphone shipments by vendor worldwide from 4th quarter 2009 to 4th quarter 2019

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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

4th quarter 2009 to 4th quarter 2019

Supplementary notes

* The source does not provide information for every quarter.

** The figures for Q3 2012 to Q3 2013 were taken from Nokia's interim reports.

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