A report by Canalys showed a map of the most preferred smartphone brands in South East Asia. Smartphone giant Oppo takes the lead in the Philippines, currently taking up 28% of the market share while Samsung takes 19% and Vivo follows with 17% for the second quarter of 2019.

The report also stated that SEA achieved the most growth in Asia, and Greater China. In quarter 2 o 2019, Oppo shipped 7.3 million units in SEA alone, close to Samsung’s 7.7 million units record.

“We are humbled by this achievement given that we just came into the country just 5 years ago. As innovation is at the core of the OPPO brand, we value the importance of being able to provide only the best smartphones that will enable the Filipinos to  move forward to achieve their goals. We promise that this is just the beginning as we’re fully committed to continue bringing the best smartphones we can offer to the Filipino people,” shared by Zen Han, OPPO Philippines Vice President for Channel Sales.

Recently, IHS Markit also released its list of the world’s top smartphone makers for the Q2 of 2019 where Oppo overtakes US-owned Apple to the 3rd spot joining the ranks of smartphone giants Samsung and Huawei which occupies the first and second spots respectively.

About The Author

2nd Opinion

2ndopinion.ph shares stories on topics that matter to you. Mirroring multi-faceted and complex Filipinos, it delves into the most pressing and interesting issues of the modern age. Everything from the latest consumer technology and automotive news to the newest lifestyle updates. On top of this it also puts the spotlight on sports, business, politics, and pop culture. It is the only platform of its kind in existence. Behind it is 25-year veteran automotive and technology journalist Manny Delos Reyes.