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.

Honor claims growth as smartphone market shrinks

It was one of the smartphone makers that grew its shipments from year to year, though there’s a catch that makes this math a little tricky.

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.

Insurgent OnePlus now has a key win in India

The fight has been among Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi for a period, but OnePlus has launched a rocket in India and has ridden it up into the premium space.

8 out of the 10 best-selling smartphones are iPhones in the US

Android still dominates the market but iOS continues to grow as 8 out of the 10 best-selling smartphones of Q2 2018 were iPhones.

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.

Oreo gains modest 1.1 percent share in Android distribution numbers for May

The latest Android distribution chart looks just as bad as the one from last month, with Nougat in the lead, Marshmallow in second place, and Oreo at only 5.7 percent.

Xiaomi and Huawei shine brightest in Q1 2018 global smartphone shipments, Samsung takes top spot

According to Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi more than doubled its share of the global smartphone market between Q1 2017 and Q1 2018, while Huawei achieved a new quarterly record.

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.
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iPhone goes flat in China as Apple gets crowded out

Across the country, people are waiting longer before upgrading and, when they do, are increasingly choosing something other than an iPhone.

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.

iPhone takes 51 percent of industry revenues during the holidays

Smartphone sales revenue grew to their highest levels ever according to Strategy Analytics. Apple, Samsung and Huawei all grew share.

Huawei widens gap to OPPO in China smartphone market, Apple controls premium segment

Huawei managed to handily beat OPPO for China’s Q4 2017 and full-year smartphone crowns, with Apple in fifth place overall, but easily the champion of profits.
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Kantar ranks iPhone X in the top three best-selling devices of Q4 across all key markets

Apple’s iPhone X ruled the October – December 2018 charts in Urban China, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel ComTech data, also selling very well in Europe, Japan, Australia and the US.

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.

‘Bezel-less’ smartphones drove record growth for average prices during Q4 2017

Global smartphone sales only achieved minor growth during Q4 2017, according to GfK market research, but average smartphone prices surged at a remarkable pace.

Samsung refuses to concede India smartphone crown, claiming victory in sales to end users

Xiaomi may have surpassed Samsung in Q4 2017 smartphone shipments in India, but the world’s number one mobile device vendor was also the region’s champ in actual sales to customers.

Samsung lost both India’s smartphone and feature phone crown in Q4 2017

India’s extremely important smartphone market was dominated by Xiaomi rather than Samsung during the final quarter of last year, while Reliance Jio won the local feature phone trophy.

Survey says iPhone X was less popular than small iPhone 8 in the US during Q4

The iPhone X wasn’t Apple’s best-sold mobile device between October and December 2017 in the US, according to the latest CIRP report.