Trusted and respected research firms International Data Corporation (IDC) and Strategy Analytics have both just posted their official list of the Top 5 Smartphone Vendors based on total global shipments.
Although the two companies employ different means of gathering data from across the planet, they had come up with practically the same list of top-selling handset brands for 2017.
Here’s IDC’s list:
And here’s the one from Strategy Analytics:
And here’s a side by side comparison each company’s annual shipment figures as reported by the two research agencies:
Total Worldwide Smartphone Shipments in 2017