Alexa is dominating the smart speaker business, while Google Assistant takes a big hit
The latest report from Canalys shows who’s boss in the smart speaker market, with new competition coming from Chinese companies
iPhone 7 still the most popular phone in ownership across North America
It was the most popular iPhone and also the most popular smartphone in the continent in the fourth quarter of 2018, continuing a long streak.
India market continues growing, Xiaomi’s first-place finish is a record
Samsung has sold the most smartphones in the Indian market year after year, but it faced fierce competition from a Chinese competitor.
In China, Huawei achieves record share as market shrinks 15 percent
In China, Huawei took a massive lead. OPPO and vivo follow on from there. Xiaomi looksl ike it is struggling at home. Apple has taking a big hit.
Samsung still leads, Huawei gaining, Nokia growing in global smartphone shipments
The smartphone market remains stagnant, not really growing at all for the third quarter of 2018. But the microcosms in the trends data are intriguing.
Apple Watch buyers are cheapskates
They opt against buying the Series 3 with water resistance and cellular capabilities in favor of the more affordable Series 1.
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Huawei firmly overtakes Apple to become second biggest smartphone maker
A second market research firm has found that the Chinese tech manufacturer has overtaken the iPhone maker in mobile sales.
Apple had a stellar Q1 2018 in the US, with six iPhones among the nation’s ten best-selling SKUs
iPhones completely dominated the US market between March and January 2018, with the 64GB iPhone 8 declared the nation’s most popular handset, followed by the 64 gig iPhone X.
Apple’s iPhone X ‘comfortably’ dominated Europe’s ‘fatigued’ Q1 smartphone market
Both Samsung and Apple contributed to Europe’s shrinking Q1 2018 smartphone shipment numbers, but the iPhone X was easily the continent’s most popular model, according to Canalys.
iPhone X sales rate decays, but owners are extremely happy with their purchase
The iPhone X was meant to be a big hit, but ended up being a big dud for the mass audience. At least those who have one are pretty satisfied with it.
iPhones steal market share away from Samsung in Korea for the holidays
Ironically, it’s not the iPhone X that’s helping Apple out here, but sales of older, cheaper iPhones at the carriers instead.
Xiaomi takes top two slots on India’s list of best-selling 2017 smartphones
Samsung may have been India’s top overall 2017 smartphone vendor, but Xiaomi won the final quarter, also leading the full-year model popularity chart.
Kantar sees the iPhone X dominating November smartphone sales in the UK, China and Japan
Ahead of a somewhat surprising December demand slowdown, Apple’s iPhone X reportedly crushed the competition in the month of November, at least across three major global markets.
HP still dominates as Windows PC OEM, Surface Pro 4 most popular from Microsoft
Meanwhile, the Surface Pro (2017) is getting adopted at a nice clip while the Surface Laptop is just starting to creak through the floorboards.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus
Samsung and Apple land on top of Q2 global smartphone sales, but Huawei, OPPO and Xiaomi all creep up
It’s been a bittersweet second quarter for industry leaders Samsung and Apple in global smartphone sales, as a trio of underdogs threatens the duopoly.
Of course the iPhone 7 was Q1’s top-selling smartphone, but the OPPO R9s unexpectedly won bronze
Can you believe the little-known (in the West) OPPO R9s was the world’s third most popular Q1 2017 smartphone, behind the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus only?
iPhone 6s is most bought smartphone in three continents
According to ScientiaMobile, Apple has taken 18 slots in the top five sets of the six major continents. Samsung has taken ten.
The iPhone’s dominance in three graphs (and a bunch of murky numbers)
Stats and figures have been running thick these past several days. Earlier…