iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are the most popular smartphones in the U.S., sales of Galaxy S8 were worse than expected
15.06.2017 0 Comments
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are the most popular smartphones in the U.S., according to data from research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three-month period ended in April. The total share of flagship devices amounted to 20.1%. The total share of the iPhone in the us market has increased over the year by 5.8% and 36.5%.
In China, Android’s share for the year increased from 79.1% to 83.4%, while iOS fell by 3.8% to 16.2%. In the US Android’s share has declined from 67.6 per cent to 61.7%. Despite the decline in the share of iOS in China, smartphone sales, Apple grew up there, occupying 16.2% of the market against 12.4%.
“In urban China, the share of iOS in the three-month period ended in April, has decreased over the year to 16.2% – 3.8% lower than a year earlier. For Apple this is another period of falling sales in key market, which began in February 2016,” the analysts said.
During the three-month period ending in may, Samsung’s new flagships was 8.1% of sales in the United States. Sales of South Korean smartphones came in below analysts ‘ forecasts. For comparison, the previous model last year at the same time took to 8.8%.
iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were the best selling smartphones in the U.S. during the may period. The total share of high-end smartphones Apple amounted to 20.1%.
The share of iOS in the U.S. over the first three months of the year accounted for 36.5% of sales, which is 5.8% more than in the corresponding period last year.
In the EU5 countries (UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain) Android rose to 78.3 per cent, and iOS to 19.3%.