“IDC” Foundation for Research and Consulting issued a report that showed that sales of smart phones accounted for 50% of the sales of mobile phones in the Egyptian market during Q3 of 2015.
Smart phones seized control of 91% of mobile sale revenues locally, while the share of common mobile devices was only 9%.
Samsung market share decreased, according to the report, from 58% during the third quarter of 2014 to 46% during the same period this year. However, it still accounted for the largest share of sales, while the Huawei market share grew from 0% during the third quarter of last year to 12% during the same period in 2015, reflecting the rapid growth of the company rates, with a market share value equal to that of Lenovo.
According to the report, Samsung acquired 52% of the smart-device sale revenues during Q3 of 2015 compared to 54% during the same period last year.
HTC came in second place with a market share of 10%, compared to 7% in the same period last year, thus achieving a growth rate of 3%. Whereas Sony came in third place with a share of 8%; an increase of 3% in comparison to the same period in 2014 where its share was 5%. Lenovo and Huawei both controlled their market share by 6% each.
On the other hand, “IDC” Foundation showed that the smart devices that are run by Android, account for the largest sales share within Q3 of 2015. It acquired a share of 92.6% from the third quarter sales, while the operating system “IOS” accounted for 3.2% as a share of sales, and “Windows Phone” for 3.2%.