Tag Archive | "market share"

iPhone marketshare in the US growing faster than Samsung’s

Thursday, March 7, 2013

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It’s funny how an anonymously sourced rumor about the iPhone supply chain can send shares of Apple reeling and prompt analyst to adjust their estimates while favorable research based on cold hard data doesn’t seem to have much of an impact on anything. So it goes in the land of investing. But as for the [...]

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Apple making strong moves to increase iPhone marketshare in India

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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While one hesitates to say that iPhone growth has plataued, it’s certainly slowing down a bit compared to the growth Apple enjoyed just a few years ago. That said, Apple is busying itself in other markets, realizing that there is a lot of untapped potential abroad. Specifically, Apple seems to be focusing its efforts in [...]

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Apple’s iPhone takes top spot for global mobile internet usage

Monday, February 4, 2013

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9to5 Mac reports: Web analytics firm StatCounter is out today with updated stats for the month of January 2013. When it comes to Internet usage, iPhone users this month held the No. 1 spot as Nokia experienced a significant decline during 2012. With Nokia’s share of mobile internet usage down 15.52-percent from 37.67-percent last January [...]

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IDC Report – Apple to command 50% share of tablet market through 2016

Thursday, December 6, 2012

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IDC recently increased its 2012 forecast for the worldwide tablet market to 122.3 million, up from a previous estimate of 117.1 million. And looking forward, they anticipate tablet sales in 2016 to reach unit levels of 282.7 million units. And breaking things up by marketshare, the research company anticipates Apple’s share of the tablet market [...]

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iPhone 5 already surpasses Samsung Galaxy S3 in web traffic

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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Despite only having been out for less than a month, a new report from the research firm Chitika shows that web traffic from the iPhone 5 has already surpassed that from Samsung’s Galaxy S3. So while the pundits and even Apple enthusiasts and iPhone owners may have less than stellar things to say about Apple’s [...]

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Apple continues to dominate tablet market with 68.2% marketshare

Monday, August 6, 2012

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As rumors of an iPad Mini continue to hover overhead, the rest of the tablet market seems to be heating up. The Amazon Kindle Fire has established  its own little niche, and more than that, the recently released Galaxy Nexus 7 has gotten off to a very strong start amidst overwhelmingly positive reviews. Further, there [...]

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China overtakes US in terms of smartphone shipments

Monday, May 7, 2012

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The iPhone is currently available on two of the top 3 carriers in China. The lone holdout is China Mobile which just so happens to be the biggest carrier in the world, featuring over 655 million subscribers as of January 2012.  To put that into perspective, that’s about six times as many subscribers as Verizon, [...]

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Android still has majority of US smartphone market

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

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New data released by Nielsen and covering February 2012 reveals that Android is still the smartphone marketshare player to beat in the US. The study found that nearly half of all US mobile subscribers own a smartphone, marking a 38% jump from the same period a year-ago. And what are these subscribers purchasing? Well, Android [...]

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Samsung bests Apple in smartphone marketshare in China

Sunday, March 11, 2012

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Though China Telecom recently began selling the iPhone, Apple’s share of the smartphone market in China still lags behind Samsung whose share is surprisingly 3 times as large as Apple’s. All told, Apple’s share of the Chinese smartphone market is 7.5% while Samsung’s is 24.3%. As opposed to Apple, Samsung has been willing to play ball [...]

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Safari owns over 50% of mobile browser marketshare

Friday, January 6, 2012

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Google views the smartphone market as nothing more than a numbers game. Getting Android handsets into as many hands as possible is their ultimate goal, and while they like to tout impressive numbers like 700,000 daily activations, the reality is that Android users are less likely to purchase apps than their iPhone counterparts and that [...]

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iPhone 4S sales in Europe slowing down due to slowing economy – Report

Friday, December 23, 2011

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No doubt aided by a build-up that took a few more months than expected, the iPhone 4S stormed out of the gate with a vengeance this past October as Apple sold over 4 million units in just the first weekend the device was on sale. Following that, CEO Tim Cook said during Apple’s October earnings [...]

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iPhone 4S is tops in the UK during October

Monday, November 28, 2011

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According to recently released data from NPD, the iPhone 4S was the most popular US smartphone during the third quarter of 2011. But the 4S’s success is not simply limited to the States. According to data compiled Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the most popular smartphone in the UK during the month of October was the iPhone [...]

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