Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ are reportedly not doing very well in the company's homeland, but neither is Apple's iPhone X.
If the most recent Canalys numbers are correct, Samsung shipped 8 million Galaxy S9 and S9+ units in a single month, while iPhone X shipments totaled just 14 mil for the entire first quarter.
If it wasn't already abundantly clear, suppliers and analysts have confirmed Apple's HomePod struggles in a Bloomberg report, with sales significantly below internal expectations.
Due to iPhone X sales failing to meet expectations, the number of financial analysts predicting lower numbers for all of Apple's current handsets is growing.
In the absence of official figures, we can only rely on Play Store installations of the proprietary Essential Phone camera app for sales approximations.
There were very few iPhone X Black Friday deals available, but shorter waiting times may have felt festive enough for a great box-office result.
But there's one big catch: it'll happen with next year's iPhones. Really? All this hype for a big, fat delay in the money chart?
The report out of financial firm Brightwire doesn't have much meat to the bones, but it's one that follows a cavalcade of concern on the iPhone X schedule.
Plagued by delays, faced with very strong competition and priced a little high, the Essential Phone is unlikely to ever hit a million unit sales.
The best is yet to come for the Apple Watch family, according to a reputable analyst, with sales numbers thus far exceeding a remarkable 33 million.
A Raymond James analyst believes from his industry sources that Apple only was able to lock down orders for the iPhone X last week.
That's of at least 17.5 million possible Apple Watch sales over the next fiscal year. What does that mean for cellular smartwatches?
With prior intelligence, this missive adds to a narrative of a desperate Apple trying to implement a familiar feature the way it wants to or die trying.
Another reputable market research firm claims the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus were warmly received to stores, at least stateside in late September.
While we can't gauge the commercial success of Nexus devices with any precision, the Pixel and Pixel XL are shaping up as much bigger hits.