Data currently the firm Canalys indicate that the market share of the iPhone in Europe fell by 17% in the second quarter of 2019. However, the Californian retains its third place behind Samsung and Huawei and thus always remains ahead of Xiaomi.
Being the third largest seller of smartphones in Europe, Apple has sold 6.4 million iPhone in the second quarter of 2019 (Q2 2019), compared with 7.7 million a year ago, so we see a decrease of 17%. Thus, the Californian market share in Europe increased from 17% to 14.1%.
Samsung is the leading seller of smartphones for this quarter in Europe, its deliveries rose from 15.3 million to 18.3 million over the same period a year ago, a good 20% gain for a 40.6% market share. Huawei is in second place with 8.5 million copies sold, compared to 10.1 million a year ago; a decrease of 16%, largely due to import restrictions applied in the United States. We find Xiaomi in fourth position with 4.3 million units sold, an increase of 48% for a market share of 9.6%.
According to data from Canalys, a total of 45.1 million smartphones were sold in Europe in Q2 2019, up from 45.2 million last year. And the 5 most purchased smartphones are: the Galaxy A50 (with 3.2 million units), the Samsung galaxy a40 (with 2.2 million copies), the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 (with 2 million), the Samsung Galaxy A20e (with 1.9 million) and finally theiPhone XR (1.8 million).