Xiaomi might now be the third-largest smartphone maker in world
Xiaomi, the smartphone of selection in China, simply had a very good few months promoting telephones. In line with Technique Analytics, it reckon the brand new telephone maker is now the third largest smartphone maker on the planet, trailing solely Samsung and Apple. Its shipments have tripled within the area of a yr, now as much as 18 million in Q3 2014, whereas its share of the smartphone has additionally greater than doubled, shifting from 2.1 to five.6 %. These gross sales additionally make it the fifth largest telephone producer (together with cheaper function telephones). Whereas Samsung (24.7 %) and Apple (12.three %) nonetheless dominate, LG’s current good run, promoting a report variety of telephones, has additionally moved it to fourth. Barring making it huge in India, we’re trying to see what Xiaomi’s going to do subsequent.