Apple remains third largest smartphone vendor in Europe, despite dipping iPhone sales

Apple remained the third largest smartphone vender in Europe in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019 with 14.1% market share, though iPhone sales dropped 17% to 6.4 units, according to Canalys.

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The research group says that, during the quarter, Samsung “rocketed” to over 40% market share in Europe, its highest for five years, as it shipped 18.3 million smartphones. Huawei came in second with 18.8% market share on sales of 8.5 units, though its unit sales were down 16% year-over-year.

Xiaomi placed fourth with 9.6% market share. The China-based company saw sales grow by 48% year-over-year.