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.
Apple’s iPhone X was the world’s top-selling Q1 2018 smartphone, followed by iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
Many analysts rushed to deem the iPhone X a flop, but this flop managed to outsell all other smartphones in the world between January and March 2018.
Huawei, Xiaomi, OPPO and Vivo are all expected to boost their global sales numbers this year
China’s top four smartphone vendors should all be able to increase their global sales scores this year, thanks mainly to improved foreign performance.
HMD truly had a great first year selling Nokia phones, and 2018 should be even better
Finnish startup HMD Global reportedly shipped as many as 4.4 million Nokia smartphones in Q4 2017, and close to 60 million feature phones in total last year, looking at even higher numbers for 2018.
HMD probably sold a total of 8.45 million Nokia smartphones in 2017, 4.15 mil in Q4 alone
Rookie smartphone manufacturer HMD Global reportedly managed to sell a boatload of intelligent Nokia devices last year, coming very close to the global top ten OEMs.
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.
iPhone X Black Friday weekend sales reportedly topped 6 million units
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.
iPhone 7 leads Q3 2017’s best-selling smartphone list, iPhone 6s takes silver, 8 Plus tops iPhone 8
With the iPhone X released too late to count, the iPhone 7 took the Q3 2017 best-selling smartphone crown, followed by the 6s and Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime.
Samsung continues to sell Galaxy Note 8 like hotcakes, at least in Korea
After crushing domestic pre-order records, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is in no way inferior to the Galaxy S8 duo in terms of actual Korean sales.
LG probably made more money during Q3 2017 than last year, no thanks to smartphones
LG’s mobile division is expected to post its tenth consecutive quarter loss for the July – September 2017 timeframe, despite solid overall company profits.
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?
Sony sold less than 15 million smartphones in the past year, actually pulling off a small division profit
Sony has finally found a way to stop its smartphones from bleeding money, but does it even matter anymore?
Huawei P9 duo exceeds expectations with 12 million unit sales, P10 goal set at 10M+
It sounds like the P10 and P10 Plus have some big shoes to fill, as the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus have already sold 12 million units worldwide.
Huawei has already sold 140 million smartphones in 2016, including 10 million P9s
Huawei continues to crush its own smartphone sales records, shipping 140 million units this year so far, including 10M P9-series devices.
OPPO and Vivo climb to the top two Chinese smartphone brand spots, leaving Huawei behind
Believe it or not, Huawei has been unthroned in its own homeland by local arch-rivals OPPO and Vivo as far as Q3 smartphone sales go.
First Samsung Galaxy Note 7 sales projections are in: 12 million this year alone
12 million units in four and a half months for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is not as great of a box-office score as Galaxy S7’s, but it’ll do, if it pans out.