Worldwide smartphone production will soon return to pre-pandemic levels
Lsmartphone production will soon return to pre-pandemic levels, with all due respect to the “chip crisis”Which is slowing down the production activities of the entire tech industry. According to one TrendForce estimatein fact, in 2022 there will be further growth in smartphone production. The global market is expected to reach share 1.39 billion units produced with an increase of + 3.8% compared to 2021 data.
Smartphone production will soon return to pre-pandemic levels
TrendForce’s estimate is based on a regular performance of economic activities and, therefore, without any lockdowns due to the pandemic. If TrenForce’s data is confirmed, production will return to pre-pandemic levels with the possibility of continuing to grow, reaching new all-time records over the next few years. The shortage of semiconductors should not, therefore, stop the global manufacturers of mobile devices.
Estimates for 2022: Samsung and Apple will continue to dominate the market
According to TrenForce’s analysis, Samsung continue to lead the phone market with approximately 276 million smartphones sold and a market share of 20%. The Korean company should, therefore, record a very slight growth (+ 1.1%) compared to the 2021 data. Also Apple will grow (+ 5.4%) reaching 243 million units sold. On the podium there will be room for Xiaomi with 220 million units sold (+ 15.8%). To complete the Top 5 we will find OPPO And I live (belonging to the same industrial group) with 208 and 149 million smartphones produced respectively.