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China’s Xiaomi Inc has grow to be the sector’s 3rd-biggest smartphone seller simply 3 years after first hitting the market, trailing handiest Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, in keeping with a new industry learn about.

Technique Analytics said Xiaomi accounted for 6 % of all 320 million smartphone shipped right through July-September. Samsung made up 25 %, down from 35 % a yr previous as a result of rising competitors from a number of guidelines.

Apple’s share additionally fell rather to 12 %.

“Xiaomi was once the megastar performer,” technique Analytics executive Director Neil Maws ton said in a statement.

Xiaomi Now World’s Third-Largest Smartphone Vendor, Claims Another Report

“Samsung continues to face tough competition from Apple at the higher-finish of the smartphone market, from Xiaomi and Huawei in the heart-tiers, and from Lenovo and others at the entry-degree.”

Xiaomi has been the top seller in its residence market of China and lately entered India, the place it sells phones solely through e-commerce website Flipkart.

Vice chairman Hugo Barra informed Reuters in Bangalore last month that the corporate aimed to sell 100,000 telephones per week in India in October when the use of a celebrates Diwali.