Xiaomi soared past Apple to become third largest smartphone vendor in Q3: Gartner

 edged past Apple during the third quarter of 2020 to become the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, reports citing research company .
Per the analytics firm, global smartphone sales contracted 5.7 percent year-over-year to 366 million units in Q3 2020. This is actually good news, given that the last two quarters had seen a decline of 20 percent.
Samsung was the top vendor with sales of 80.9 million units and a market share of 22 percent. It witnessed modest growth of 2.2 percent and Gartner has attributed that to “its strong …
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