Tag Archives: Market Share

CIRP: iPhone regains US smartphone dominance thanks to new iPhones

Apple has regained its lead in the US smartphone market share battle against the combined forces of Android competitors, so says the latest report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP). According to CIRP’s figures, in the final quarter of 2013 iOS took a 2% advantage over Android, with Apple phones capturing 48% of market share compared…

Apple’s sales in the enterprise market are ‘unbelievable’ with more to come, says Tim Cook

Business Insider has highlighted Apple CEO Tim Cook’s elation at the company’s performance in enterprise. While Wall Street may be giving Apple a hard time based on the company’s sales in the consumer market, Cook describes Apple’s enterprise performance as ‘unbelievable’: It’s clear that the enterprise area has huge potential, and we’re doing well…

iPhone takes 43.4% of US smartphone market, climbs to 31% in the UK

The iPhone’s global market share may not be as impressive as Android’s, but, it’s still doing incredibly well in two of its key markets: The US and Britain. Year on year during the three month period ending in July, Apple’s smartphone operating system took an impressive 43.4% share of the States’ smartphone market. That’s up from 35.6% the year…

iOS and Android take 92% of US smartphone market, Apple top manufacturer

A few years ago when it became clear that Android was a serious competitor to iOS in the smartphone race, I don’t think anyone would have written off BlackBerry as a platform. At that point, it still had time to improve and make it a true three-horse race. Sadly, that never happened and the latest report from comScore shows the true picture. We are now…

iPad market share forecast looking gloomy?

According to the latest research by Citi Research, the iPad’s next quarter could see its year-on-year unit sales drop by as much as 7%. Glen Yeung, a Citi analyst, states that the iPad is “losing ground fast.” The reasoning behind it is all pretty simple. Apple’s iPad sales were down year-on-year last quarter, whereas industry growth overall was up…

T-Mobile iPhone boosts iOS market share by 3.5% in the States

Despite the pattern of market share growth moving in the favor of Android over the past few years in countries outside of the States, Apple’s appeal and grip on the smartphone consumers in its own country appears to be strengthening. The latest research from KantarWorldPanel shows a 3.5% increase in share for the iPhone over the three month period…

Analyst: Samsung overtakes Apple as top smartphone vendor (*coughs* – if you don’t count Apple Store sales)

There are a few things I can guarantee on happening every week day: I’ll brush my teeth, shower, see my family, make at least 2 cups of coffee and one analyst (at least) will say something incredibly stupid. The latest, from Canaccord Genuity, is research that claims Samsung has topped Apple has the top smartphone vendor in the States. Apparently,…