HMD Global has seen a gradual enhance in Nokia-branded smartphone shipments ever because it relaunched the model in late 2016. According to a report citing uncooked figures earlier this month, Counterpoint Research had mentioned that Nokia licensee HMD Global managed to seize 1 % of worldwide market share in Q4 2017. This market share, the report mentioned, translated to round four.15 million items shipped in the final quarter. However, Counterpoint has revised the numbers, stating that round four.four million Nokia smartphones have been bought in Q4 of final 12 months, placing it on the 11th spot general.
As per Neil Shah, an analyst at Counterpoint, the 1 % market share places Nokia at the 11th place. This means the Nokia-branded handsets bought in the final three months of 2017 have been greater than producers like HTC, Sony, Google, Alcatel, Lenovo, OnePlus, Gionee, Meizu, Coolpad, and Asus. Also, with a 15 % market share because of 20.7 million items shipped, Nokia is the most important characteristic telephone model in the world, based on the report. Overall, Nokia enjoys a 5 % market share and sits on the sixth place (smartphones and options telephones mixed). When it involves India, Nokia is already the fifth largest cell phone model. Counterpoint has additionally mentioned that Nokia has managed to enter the top 3 in the UK on the subject of smartphone shipments.
Combined, HMD Global is claimed to have shipped 25.1 million items of characteristic telephones and smartphones in Q4 2017, a development of 54 % quarter over quarter in contrast t the 16.three million items shipped in Q3 2017. Counterpoint had beforehand claimed that 2.eight million Nokia Android smartphones and 13.5 million Nokia characteristic telephones have been shipped in Q3 2017 alone.
The Nokia model is now clearly making its manner again into the worldwide cellular market with accelerated development, because of the a number of smartphone bulletins by the corporate in 2017. Currently, the HMD Global portfolio consists of Nokia 2, Nokia three, Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 7, Nokia eight, and a number of variants of Nokia 3310. Additionally, extra Nokia Android telephones can be launched at MWC 2018 later this month.
Adapted From: Gadgets360