Smartphone Sales

Apple, Samsung Account for 86% of Q3 Smartphones Sales in Canada

According to Counterpoint’s Canada Monthly Channel Share Tracker service, smartphone sales in Canada inclined 13% YoY in Q3 2020, with Apple and Samsung together accounting for 86% of the total sales compared to 82% during Q3 2019. “Smartphone demand rebounded in Q3 2020 driven by pent-up consumer demand and solid uptake of back-to-school promotions,” explained...

Apple, Samsung Losing Ground to Chinese Smartphone Brands

According to a new report from Gartner, global smartphones sales grew by over 9% in Q1 of 2017, although Apple and Samsung both lost market share to Chinese smartphone makers (via VentureBeat). Apple’s smartphone sales were flat in Q1, while Samsung watched its sales decline during the period. Meanwhile, a trio of Chinese smartphone brands i.e Huawei, Oppo,...

Apple Suppliers Look Towards Other Markets As Smartphone Sales Decline

Smartphone manufacturers will likely end the year selling 1.45 billion phones, a slight uptick in sales from 2015, industry analysts at IDC said in a new report this week. If IDC’s forecast is accurate, that’ll represent year-over-year growth of just 0.6 percent. By comparison, smartphone sales grew 10.4 percent from 2014 to 2015. As Apple’s […]

Apple Could Be the Worst-Performing Top 5 Smartphone Brand in 2016

In a new research note published today by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, it has been predicted that Apple may see fewer iPhone shipments in 2016 than what it saw in 2014, due to the fact that this year’s ‘iPhone 7’ will not have any “attractive" updates, 9to5Mac is reporting. The analyst continued that the Cupertino giant may see an...

Samsung May Soon Wrap Up its Smartphone Business in Japan

According to a new report by BusinessKorea, Samsung may wrap up its smartphone business in Japan, the same country where its flagship phablet Galaxy Note Edge was released before anywhere else in the world in October last year. The publication notes that during the past several months, the Edge has however failed to resurrect Samsung's business...