After the first reports showing the continued growth of Xiaomi despite the current economic crisis caused by COVID-19, it is now the Gartner agency who is showing us again that Xiaomi is the only mobile phone manufacturer that continues to grow .
And it is that, with an overall market decline of -20.2% globally for the first quarter of 2020, Xiaomi has been the only manufacturer to show positive growth year after year. Nothing to do with Samsung or Huawei, whose sales have dropped by -27% in the case of the latter.
To be exact, according to Gartner reports, Samsung has seen its market share decrease , year after year, by -22.7%, continuing to lead but now with a share of 18.5%. Next we find Huawei, whose sharp decline in sales places it with a share of 14.2%.
Xiaomi continues to grow and Apple is one of the least affected brands
Beyond these first two manufacturers we find Apple. In his case, even with a significant decrease in sales of -8.2% , it becomes one of the brands that has suffered the least from COVID-19.