According to Gartner's latest report, the global smartphone market continued to weaken in the second quarter. From April to June, 367.9 million units were sold to end users, down 1.7% from the 374.3 million units shipped in the same period last year. Analyst analyst Anshul Gupta notes that high-end models outperformed low- and mid-range mobile phones. To generate upgrades, the manufacturers try, for example, Greenscreen displays, multi-camera setups on the front and back and higher-capacity batteries.
Samsung remains the king of smartphones after 75.11 million mobile phones sold in the quarter. The company's market share increased from 1
9.3% in the previous year to 20.4%. With sales of 58.06 million handsets, Huawei's share of global smartphone sales was 15.8%. The company had hoped to be at the top of the list by the fourth quarter, but its placement on the US entity list makes it a great success. Huawei does not have access to its US supply chain, although US suppliers have a second 90-day window in which the company can serve existing customers and update certain smartphone models. Despite the ban, Huawei sold 16.5% more units in the period than in the same quarter last year.
Apple iPhone sales declined 13.8% year-over-year in the quarter.
Gartner data show that Apple sold 38.52 million iPhones in the quarter, a decrease of 13.9% compared to 44.72 million units sold in the second quarter of last year. The Company does not disclose this information in the quarterly report, but does disclose a breakdown of revenue. In the second quarter of the calendar (Apple's third fiscal quarter), iPhone sales dropped 12% for the first time since 2012, accounting for less than 50% of the company's total revenue. According to Gartner, the iPhone made 10.5% of smartphone sales in 2012 from the three-month period.
Samsung Remains at the Top of the Global Smartphone Market in the Second Quarter
If Apple continues to struggle with iPhone sales, it will soon be outperformed by Xiaomi. The latter sold 33.19 million phones worldwide from April to June, or 9% of the market. Oppo was fifth after 28.11 million cell phones sold in the quarter, reaching a market share of 7.6%.
"The demand for Samsung's new Galaxy A-series smartphones and the overhaul of all entry-level and mid-range smartphones increased, contributing to this positive development, with demand for the Samsung flagship Galaxy S10 weakening over the quarter Gartner 
The weak smartphone industry is a worldwide phenomenon, Gartner points out, by saying that achieving full-year growth in 2019 poses a challenge Only China and Brazil have grown annually in the world's top five smart phone markets China continues to be the world's leading market for networked mobile phones, with sales of 101 million units in the quarter, up 0.5% Sales in the country benefited from lower prices as vendors increased their inventory of 4G LTE phones with more eggs wanted to dismantle 5G models. The 10.8 million smartphones sold in Brazil from April to June were 1.8% up on the previous year. In India, the second largest smartphone market in the world, 35.7 million phones were sold in the quarter. This represents an annual decline of 2.3% as fewer consumers in the country have opted to upgrade from a feature phone to a smartphone.
According to Gartner, smartphone sales will remain weak for the rest of the year, totaling 1.5 billion. Billions of handsets will be sold to end users in 2019.