global market share

iPhone Continues To Underperform Global Smartphone Market: Analysts

While Apple may have the single best-selling smartphone model in the world in the iPhone, one bit of information rarely is mentioned: sales of the company’s flagship smartphone consistently underperform the global market as a whole. While the iPhone may be the most popular single smartphone, Android phones, which make up 88% of all smartphones […]

IDC: Apple Loses Market Share to Cheaper Chinese Smartphone Vendors

Chinese smartphone manufacturers gained momentum in the second calendar quarter, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Apple’s global smartphone market share dropped to 11.9% for Q2 2014, down from the 13% recorded during the same period a year ago, as the smartphone market grew 23.1% year-over-year. In...