Samsung has surpassed Apple for the primary time in three years by delivery the very best variety of smartphones within the third quarter of 2020 within the US. In keeping with the evaluation carried out by Technique Analytics, Samsung had a market share of 33.7 % within the US this 12 months. Apple got here in second, adopted by LG. The report says that Samsung was in a position to take the lead this time due to its mid-tier and finances smartphones, together with the launch of its new Samsung Galaxy S20 collection.
As per the report by Korean Herald citing Technique Analytics, for the primary time since 2017, Samsung has surpassed Apple when it comes to complete smartphones shipped in 1 / 4. Within the third quarter of 2020, Samsung accounted for 33.7 % of the US smartphone market which is a 6.7 % development in comparison with final 12 months’s third quarter. Apple got here in second with 30.2 % market share. LG adopted with 14.7 % market share.
The report credit Samsung’s success to its mid-tier and finances smartphones, in addition to flagships, such because the Galaxy S20 collection and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Apple additionally had a delayed launch for its iPhone 12 collection which prevented the Cupertino big from getting that push in gross sales. Usually, Apple launches new iPhone fashions in September, which is the top of the third quarter. This time, the launch befell in October.
An evaluation by Worldwide Knowledge Company (IDC) for Indian smartphone marketplace for Q3 2020 additionally revealed that Samsung got here in second with 12.1 million smartphones shipped, however had a big 38.1 % development in comparison with Q3 2019.
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