Though global smartphone sales fell down after the coronavirus outbreak, Chinese multinational technology company Vivo made a record shipments and listed in the top five smartphone brands across the world, reports UNB.

Vivo returned to the top five smartphone with magnificent market share, sales and growth rate and secured the third position in the 5G mobile market, the company said.

Recently International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed this information. According to the report, South Korean company Samsung is now at the top of the global market with a 21.1 per cent share while Vivo is fifth with 9 per cent share. Apple, Huawei and Xiaomi are also in the list.


Vivo shipped 2.9 million units of 5G phones this year. According to the strategy analytics report, currently 5G smartphones demand is increasing worldwide, so its shipments have crossed 25 million in the global market and right now China has the highest demand for 5G phones.

Recently, Vivo has overtaken Samsung in India and become the second-largest brand in India, which is the second-largest smartphone market in the world.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Vivo is managing its services through the hotline. Online sales are going on. The warranty period has also been extended for the convenience of the customers. Vivo’s phones are available now in Bangladesh.