IDC: Vivo secures the top spot in Chinese smartphone market for Q3 2022

Ro, 29 October 2022

The Chinese smartphone market is the biggest one in the world and according to IDathe steady decline trend continues throughout Q3 this year. Total shipments fell 11% year-over-year with 71.3 million units sold. However, the premium segment sees a modest 1.9% increase for the same period, taking a 22.4% share.

Vivo secures the top spot in Chinese smartphone market for Q3 2022

The top five companies selling smartphones in the country are vivo, Honor, Oppo, Apple and Xiaomi. As you can see, Apple is the only non-Chinese company on the list. But despite vivo's impressive performance, the company's sales are down more than 20% year-over-year. Vivo's sub-brand iQOO is seen as one of the key factors for retaining the top spot.

Honor also sees a decrease of 9.1% compared to the same period last year, retaining 17.9% of the total market share. Oppo, on the other hand, has been hit the hardest. The company lost 27.9% of its sales compared to Q3 2021 but still maintains an edge over Apple with 11.6% total market share.

And as for Apple, it's actually the only company in the top five with a modest 2.5% improvement in sales, mainly thanks to its iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max models. After all, the premium segment is seeing increased interest. Last but not least, Xiaomi had a 9% market share in Q3 2022, losing 17.9% of its sales YoY.

Via (in Chinese)


Reader comments

Your opinion is fallacious. It's obvious you've never owned a xiaomi phone so saying ignorant garbage about the company is pathetic. Good thing you're just a nobody that nobody listens to.

  • Hums030
  • 31 Oct 2022
  • 3YL

I have a Vivo X80 Pro and already found more bugs than i did with MIUI ( any xiaomi device ). The bluetooth at the moment is broken, if i try to enter settings of any bluetooth device, ti crashes to the main screen, camera also behaves weirdly, ...

  • Anonymous
  • 30 Oct 2022
  • 4NG

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