Top 10 smartphone brands in the world: 2020

The worldwide smartphone industry is enormous and growing expeditiously. Smartphones are haply a unique tech we possess. Wherefore it’s mandatory to choose the phone that is pre-eminent for your needs. Smartphones are said to curtail stress in busy work life. The smart use of smartphone boosts and improves your brain’s functioning, helping to stay energetic and bustling.

Smartphones have become a high-priority for our lives in less than two decades, and its craze and obsession are increasing day after day. Without a mobile phone, we start feeling imperfect. That is why the business of smartphone maker companies are growing at a rate of knots day by day.

Gartner, Inc. (officially known as Gartner, which is a global research and advisory firm providing technology-related insight) forecasts that smartphone brands around the world have sold 221 million units in 2020 and more than double in 2021, to 489 million units.

Let’s have a closer look at the world’s top 10 smartphone brands


Samsung, smartphone brands

   Out of all other smartphone brands in the world, Samsung has managed to prevail in the list of top-selling phones in Europe. Samsung Electronics is a South Korean company, and it’s a very reliable brand. Samsung smartphones built with a perfect combination of cost-efficiency, performance, and accuracy.

The latest technology and features of this brand make it the most demanding and trusted brand in the world. Popular Samsung, mobile phone and smartphone models, are Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, Galaxy S11, Galaxy Note9, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note10+, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy S9, Galaxy Note8, Galaxy FoldSamsung Galaxy Fold 2, Galaxy M31, Galaxy Z Flip, Samsung Galaxy M21, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, Samsung Galaxy A71 5G, Galaxy A90, and Samsung Galaxy M40.

Currently, the company holds 1st ranking in the Top Best Mobile Phone Brands, with annual sales of more than 219.5 million.

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2. Huawei

Huawei, smartphone brands

Huawei has overtaken as the world’s second-largest smartphone brand. It’s a Chinese Multinational Company. It’s a leading global provider of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure and smartphone devices. Currently, over 80% of the world’s Top 50 Telecom Companies work with Huawei.

Popular Huawei, mobile phone and smartphone models, are Huawei P30 Pro, Huawei Mate X, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei P20 Pro, Huawei P20, Huawei Mate 20, Huawei Mate 20 X, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and Huawei Mate 20 lite, Huawei P smart pro. Market research firm Counterpoint

Currently, the company holds 2nd ranking in the Top 10 Mobile Phone Brands in the world as this brand has surpassed Apple, according to the new report from market research firm Counterpoint. In December 2019, Huawei reported that its annual revenue had risen to US$ 121.72 billion, and till now, this company records revenue of 122 billion.

3. Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone, smartphone brands

 Apple Inc. is an American Multinational Company that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. It was the first company to launch the world’s first smartphone brands by the name of the iPhone using its operating system named iOS.

Best Apple iPhone models are iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple iPhone 12, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone SE.

At present, the company holds 3rd ranking in the Top 10 Best Mobile Phone Brands in the world. In the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, Apple generated 33.36 billion US$ in revenue from the sales of iPhones.

4. Xiaomi (MI)

Xiaomi, smartphone brands

Xiaomi is a Chinese Multinational Company. It makes and invests in smartphones, mobile apps, laptops, bags, trimmers, earphones, shoes, MI Televisions, fitness bands, and many other products. Its logo, “MI,” stands for “Mobile Internet.” It also has different meanings, including “Mission Impossible” because Xiaomi faced many challenges that had seemed impossible to deft in the early days.

Popular Xiaomi Mobile phone and smartphone models are Xiaomi Mi 9, Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro, Xiaomi Pocophone F1, Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 8, Xiaomi Mi Mix 25, Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite, Xiaomi Mi A2, Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite and Xiaomi Mi Note 3.

Currently, the company holds 4th ranking in the Top 10 Mobile Phone Brands in the world. Xiaomi racks up a net profit of 3.4 billion yuan ($ 494 million) in Q3 of 2019.



Guangdong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp., Ltd, commonly referred to as OPPO, is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communications company knew for its smartphones, Blu-ray players, and other electronic devices. OPPO was the top smartphone brand in China in 2016.

Popular Oppo Mobile Phone and Smartphone models are Oppo A31, Oppo F15, Oppo A5, Oppo A9, Oppo Reno2, Oppo F7, Oppo F5, Oppo F3, Oppo A71, Oppo F5 Youth, Oppo A83, Oppo F9 Pro, Oppo F11 Pro, and Oppo F9.

Currently, the company holds 5th ranking in the Top 10 Mobile Phone Brands in the World. Oppo and Vivo are sister brands owned by the very same parent company Guangdong. Oppo is a subsidiary and part of BBK Electronics Corporation, along with Vivo, Realme, and OnePlus. Oppo’s sales went up by 80% at 21,524.6 crores in 2018-2019.

6. Vivo




Vivo Communication Technology Co. Ltd. is a Chinese Technology Company owned by BBK Electronics that designs and manufactures smartphones and smartphone accessories in China, software, and online services.

BBK Electronics also owns Oppo, Realme, and One plus. Vivo entered the telecommunication and consumer electronics industry with landline phones and wireless phones. From 2011, Vivo started its smartphone business. In 2015, it became one of the Top 10 Mobile Phone Brands with a 2.7% share that gradually increased.

Popular Vivo Mobile phone, and smartphone models are Vivo Z1x, Vivo V17 Pro, Vivo S1 Pro, Vivo V17, Vivo Z1 Pro, Vivo S1, Vivo U20, Vivo V15, Vivo U10 and Vivo Y11 2019.

Presently, the company holds 6th ranking in the Top 10 Best Mobile Phone Brands in the world, with a 7.2% market share and sales of 103 million units.

7. Motorola

motorola, mobile phone

Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company founded in 1928. After having lost $4.3 billion from 2007 to 2009. The company was divided into two independent public companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions in 2011.

Popular Motorola Mobile phone and smartphone models are Motorola Razr, Mate X, Moto Z4, Motorola One Zoom, Motorola One Macro, Moto G8 Plus, Motorola One Action, Moto Z3, Motorola One Vision, Moto G7, Moto Z2 Force, Moto G7 Plus and Moto G7 Power.

At present, the company holds 7th ranking in the Top 10 Best Mobile Phone Brands in the world. Despite the division in the company and then the acquisition by Lenovo, Motorola’s annual sales are more than 36 million units.

8. Lenovo

lenovo, mobile phone

Lenovo Group Limited, often shortened to Lenovo, is a Chinese multinational company. The company manufactures and sells personal computers, tablets, smartphones, servers, electronic storage devices, etc.

Popular Lenovo, mobile phone and smartphone models, are Lenovo Z2 Plus, Lenovo P2, Lenovo K6 Power, Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, Lenovo Vibe K5, Lenovo A5, Lenovo Z5, Lenovo Z5 Pro, Lenovo Z5 Pro GT, and Lenovo Z5s.

Lenovo couldn’t maintain its position in the smartphone market, and currently, the company holds 8th rank in the Top 10 Best Mobile Phone Brands in the world. Despite the increase of units sold by Lenovo, it lost its global participation.

9. LG

LG, mobile phone

LG Corporation, formerly Lucky-Goldstar, is a South Korean multinational company. It is the fourth-largest chaebol in South Korea. The company associates the letters LG with the company’s tagline “Life’s Good.” LG makes electronics, chemicals, and telecom products. The company is known for its flagship G series of smartphones and a wide range of products including smart TVs.

Popular LG mobile phone and smartphone models are LG W10 Alpha, LG K41S, LGK51S, LGK61, LG V502 ThinQ 5G, LG G8X ThinQ, LG Q70, LG Stylo 5, LG W10, LG G7 Plus ThinQ, LGV30 Plus and many more.

At present, the company holds rank 9th among the Top 10 Mobile Phone Brands in the world, and it didn’t achieve excellent performance in many countries. LG’s smartphone business recorded revenues of $1.12 billion in Q4 2019.

10. Nokia

Nokia, mobile phone

Nokia Corporation is a Finnish multinational telecommunication, information technology, and Consumer Electronics Company. Long ago, it was the foremost mobile phone brand, but over the years, it lost market shares, especially with the rise of smartphones.

The popular Nokia mobile phone and smartphone brands are Nokia 2.3, Nokia 110, Nokia 6.2, Nokia 220 4G, Nokia 2.2, Nokia 4.2, Nokia 3.2, Nokia 9 PureView, Nokia 8.1 and many more.

Currently, the company holds 10th rank among the TOP 10 Best Mobile Phone Brands. Its annual sales are 17.5 million smartphones, which makes it one of the top 10 brands.

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