Specialists research firm Parks Associates has summarized the results 2015 in the smartphone market. The research is published in anticipation of the exhibition Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which will showcase the top Android smartphones of 2016.
The us market remains the company Apple, whose share in 2015, 40%. In second place is Samsung. The share of this manufacturer for the quarter rose to 31%. It with the big backlog there is another South Korean Corporation LG. The number of shipped smartphones LG corresponds to the proportion of 10%. The top five for the year also included Motorola and HTC.
According to analysts, the smartphone has already appeared in 86% of U.S. households, but growth in 2015 was the lowest for all time of observations. To Parks Associates attribute this to the transition of the smartphone market in the category Mature and uncertainty of consumers in the future global economy.
It is noteworthy that every third iPhone owner uses the device at least two years ago. The audience Samsung outdated pipes in a slightly smaller number of users – 30%. 45% of respondents admitted that they are guided by the principle “update not earlier than in two years.”