The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic caused global smartphone production to drop 11% year-on-year in 2020, reaching 1.25 billion units, according to figures from market research company TrendForce.
Samsung still ahead
Xiaomi was one of the world's top three smartphone producers in the third quarter of this year; the first time it's ever reached that position. The figures come from technology analyst company Canalys, which puts Huawei in second place and Samsung in the lead.
Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G revealed
Samsung Electronics has revealed five new devices, including its flagship Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G handset, during a live-streamed virtual event.
Figures from tech analysts Canalys show new leader for Q2 2020
Chinese manufacturer Huawei shipped more smartphones in the second quarter of this year than any other company, marking the first time it's ever overtaken Samsung.
Samsung Electronics has revealed its new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge Android smartphones in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2016.
Both are equipped with a ‘Dual Pixel’ camera for faster autofocus, are waterproof (IP68 rating), are equipped with wireless charging technology and have a microSD memory card slot.