Gartner: Global smartphone sales fell 20% to 295 million units in the second quarter

According to a report released by Gartner on Tuesday, global smartphone sales in the second quarter of 2020 fell by 20.4% to 295 million units. Among them, Apple’s iPhone sales fell by only 0.4% year-on-year, while other smartphone manufacturers such as Samsung fell. Two digits.

According to Gartner's data, Samsung's sales fell by 27.1% year-on-year. Huawei’s smartphone sales fell by 6.8%, while the other two Chinese brands, Xiaomi and Oppo, fell by 21.5% and 15.9%, respectively.

Gartner senior research director Anshul Gupta said: "During the new crown epidemic, travel restrictions, offline retail store closures, and more cautious spending on non-essential products have led to the second consecutive quarter of decline in smartphone sales this year."

Annette Zimmermann, vice president of research at Gartner, said that Apple has performed well in the Chinese market. Among them, the launch of the new iPhone SE has stimulated a large number of users to replace their phones.