- Tram Ho
According to data from analysts, the iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone in the US, and Apple has dominated the market through 2021. In a Counterpoint Research analysis, Apple accounted for more than half of the US smartphone market last year. via.
Data from Counterpoint Research shows that Apple held more than 50% of the smartphone market share from Q1 2021 to Q4 2021, except for Q3 when Apple dropped to 47% due to Samsung’s growth.
In the fourth quarter, with the number of smartphone shipments in the industry increasing by 10% over the same period last year, Apple grew and held 56% of the market in the US. While this means Apple holds the majority of the market, it’s still not as high as the 65% it achieved in Q4 2020.
Apple’s closest rival is Samsung, but it only peaked in the third quarter of 2021 with 34%, and fell to 22% in the fourth quarter. According to analysts, Samsung “couldn’t add the S21 series fast enough, according to analysts. “, leading to a decline in market share.
The iPhone has not only achieved considerable success in the US. In January, Counterpoint announced Apple had revived market share in China, with a 23% market share in Q4 2021, the highest since Q4 2015.
Source : Genk