Samsung has surpassed Apple for the first time in three years by delivery the highest variety of smartphones in the third quarter of 2020 in the US. According to the evaluation carried out by Strategy Analytics, Samsung had a market share of 33.7 % in the US this 12 months. Apple got here in second, adopted by LG. The report says that Samsung was in a position to take the lead this time because of its mid-tier and funds smartphones, together with the launch of its new Samsung Galaxy S20 sequence.
As per the report by Korean Herald citing Strategy Analytics, for the first time since 2017, Samsung has surpassed Apple in phrases of whole smartphones shipped in 1 / 4. In the third quarter of 2020, Samsung accounted for 33.7 % of the US smartphone market which is a 6.7 % progress in comparison with final 12 months’s third quarter. Apple got here in second with 30.2 % market share. LG adopted with 14.7 % market share.
The report credit Samsung’s success to its mid-tier and funds smartphones, in addition to flagships, equivalent to the Galaxy S20 sequence and the Galaxy Z Fold 2. Apple additionally had a delayed launch for its iPhone 12 sequence which prevented the Cupertino large from getting that push in gross sales. Typically, Apple launches new iPhone fashions in September, which is the finish of the third quarter. This time, the launch came about in October.
An evaluation by International Data Corporation (IDC) for Indian smartphone marketplace for Q3 2020 additionally revealed that Samsung got here in second with 12.1 million smartphones shipped, however had a major 38.1 % progress in comparison with Q3 2019.
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