Kantar sees Xiaomi and Huawei rising in major European markets, iPhone X topping Chinese sales

According to the latest Kantar Worldpanel ComTech report, Xiaomi and Huawei’s smartphone sales are rapidly growing in Europe’s top five markets, while Apple is doing solid business in China.
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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.

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.

Apple topped the Q4 2017 US smartphone activation charts, ahead of Samsung and LG

Apple is number one in CIRP’s Q4 2017 US smartphone activation rankings, surging from a 34 percent share during the final three months of 2016 to an impressive 39 percent.

OPPO R9s tops China’s best-selling 2017 smartphones list, followed by iPhone 7 Plus

Apple was one of China’s top performers in overall 2017 smartphone sales volume, with the iPhone 7 Plus ranked second and iPhone 7 fifth on the best-selling model list.

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.

Kantar’s latest smartphone sales report highlights iOS struggle ahead of iPhone X launch

The August – October 2017 timeframe wasn’t particularly fruitful for Apple in global smartphone sales, as the iPhone X launched in early November.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus

Kantar: Samsung just had three great months in the UK, Apple impressed in the US smartphone market

According to the latest Kantar Worldpanel research, Samsung dominated June – August 2017 smartphone sales in the UK, while Apple reported strong US growth.
Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs iPhone 7 Plus

Kantar doesn’t yet see the Galaxy S8 as US blockbuster, iPhone 7 still reigns supreme

It’s still premature to judge the long-term success of the Galaxy S8 duo, but Samsung’s latest flagships didn’t get off to the greatest start stateside.

The iPhone 7 was September’s best-selling US handheld, while Huawei gained European ground

According to the latest Kantar Worldpanel data, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus quickly became America’s top-selling mobile devices in September.