According to the latest annual data from IDC, vivo ranked fifth in the global smartphone market in 2020, garnering a market share of 8.6% and shipments exceeding 110 million devices.

vivo ranks top 5 global smartphone brand - IDC

With a year-on-year growth rate of over 1%, vivo was one of the top five smartphone brands to maintain an increase in shipments despite the overall downturn.

The brand currently ranks second in the Chinese smartphone market, third in India, and leading the market in Indonesia. With its HQ in China, and supported by a network of 9 R&D centers in Shenzen, Dongguan, Nanjing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, and San Diego, vivo is focusing on the development of state-of-the-art consumer technologies, including 5G, AI, industrial design, photography, and other upcoming technologies.


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.