Friday, March 24, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Delivers Telemetry-free Windows 10 To China
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
ASUS STRIX GD30 Gaming Desktop Released
New Alcatel A30 and Moto G5 Plus Available On Amazon
CIA Used Sophisticated Hack Techniques To Apple Devices: WikiLeaks
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
Micron's Revenue Increased Due To Strong Memory Chip Sales
U.S. Senate Puts ISP Profits Over Your Privacy
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > iPhone ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, February 01, 2013
iPhone Tops Overall U.S. Smartphone Sales Despite Samsung's Pressure


Although Samsung's sales grew in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2012, Apple continued to lead overall smartphone sales with 39 percent of the market compared to Samsung's 30 percent market share, the NPD Group reported today.

Apple and Samsung continued to run away from all the other smartphone makers accounting for nearly 70 percent of all sales during Q4 2012, the information company said. Motorola captured the 7% of the U.S. market, followed by HTC and LG (6%).

According to seperate data released by Strategy Analytics, Apple shipped 17.7 million iPhones in Q4 for a record 34 percent share of the market.

Samsung shipped 16.8 million units during the fourth quarter. However, the KOrean company remained the biggest seller of phones in the U.S. during 2012, shipping 53 million phones to Apple's 43.7 million, Strategy Analytics added.

"Even taking into account the tremendous sales growth of the Galaxy III and other Samsung smartphones, the iPhone is still king of the U.S.-market hill," said Stephen Baker, vice president of industry analysis at The NPD Group. "In addition to strong U.S. sales of iPhone 5, Apple has been bolstered by strong and continued demand for older, less-expensive iPhone models."

Based on information from NPD's monthly Mobile Phone Track service, when comparing Q3 2012 with Q4 2012, U.S. iPhone 4 sales increased 79 percent and iPhone 4S sales grew 43 percent. Sales of the iPhone 5 made up 43 percent of all iPhone sales in Q4 2012 and accounted for almost two thirds of all post-paid smartphone sales above $199

Based on the latest information from NPD, the top-selling mobile phones in the U.S. were the iPhone 5, followed by the Samsung Galaxy S III, the iPhone 4S, the iPhone 4 and the 5 Samsung Galaxy S II.

Total mobile phone unit sales increased 24 percent in Q4 2012, compared to the previous year with smartphones increasing by 52 percent and feature phones declining by 31 percent.


Previous
Next
New 180GB Capacity Added to Intel SSD 335 Series        All News        Foldable Speakers by Fujifilm
FTC Asks App Developers To Improve Privacy Disclosures     Mobiles News      LG Rolls Out New Spirt 4G Phone in U.S.

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Samsung Plans To Release New Curved TVs
Samsung Adds 4G LTE Capability to Gear S3 Classic
Samsung and eSilicon Taped Out First 14nm Network Processor
Apple's iPhone 6s Topped List of Best-Selling Smartphones for 2016
Samsung Display Is Ramping Up Production To OLEDs For Tablets
Qualcomm Forced Samsung To Use Exynos SoCs Only In Galaxy Phones
Apple May Skip VR For AR
Apple Strengthens Its Presence in China With More Chinese Research Hubs
Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 To Retail For $600
Samsung's S8 to Support Facial Recognition for Payments, 1K Fps Shooter
Samsung On Track For 10nm FinFET Process Technology Production Ramp-up
Samsung SDI Showcases Powerful ESS Products At Energy Storage Europe

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .