China: 1Q2015: Xiaomi stills number 1, followed by Huawei, Apple and Samsung.
Xiaomi the China sensation smartphone manufacturer keeps its number one postion on the China market with 14% followed by Huawei 11%, Apple 11% and Samsung with 10% You can notice that Apple and Samsung are the only China outsiders manufacturers when most of them are from China.
Xiaomi sold around 14.2M smartphones out of 99M sold in Q1’15 in China, according to IHS.
Last week, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of the holding company of the Tata conglomerate, has acquired a stake in Xiaomi Technology, a deal that is likely to bolster the Chinese phone maker’s presence in the world’s third-largest smartphone market.
Xiaomi, the No. 3 global smartphone maker, was valued at $45 billion after a December funding round.