Analyst firm Canalys has published statistics on sales of smartphones in the Russian market in the fourth quarter and the year 2018 as a whole.
This phenomenon was the company Xiaomi, which increased the number of shipments in Russia on 237.5% to 4.6 million units in 2018. Growth for the fourth quarter it’s not as impressive — “only” 169,8%. The company was able to take 4th place in the Russian market.
First place was able to take Huawei, overtaking previous leaders Samsung and Apple. It showed an increase 167,9% for the year, putting the 8.4 million devices. The share of Samsung decreased by 6.6%, sales amounted to 7.5 million smartphones. Apple grew shipments by 16.3% to 5.5 million In fifth place is the HMD Global, responsible for Nokia’s smartphones, from 0.8 million in sales and annual growth of 36.2%.
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