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Topic: iPhone marketshare

Apple's iPhone grows to 43% share among US smartphones

09/02/2013, 03:09 pm

Apple's iPhone continues to expand on its lead as the most popular smartphone in the U.S., taking more than 40 percent of the American market, according to new figures from Kantar.

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Smartphones outsell feature phones for first time, while Apple's iPhone loses market share - Gartner

08/14/2013, 10:08 am

Despite moving 3 million more iPhones in the second quarter of 2013 than in the same period last year, Apple's share of the overall smartphone market shank more than 4 percent, while total smartphones outsold feature phones for the first time worldwide, according to new data from research firm Gartner.

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Apple, Samsung top Q2 smartphone shipments, but Chinese vendors growing

08/06/2013, 12:08 pm

Apple and Samsung continue to tower over all other smartphone manufacturers, according to a new study, but a number of Chinese vendors are making some headway as they have home-field advantage in the world's most populous nation.

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Apple takes 53% of smartphone profits, Samsung at 50%, remainder lose money

07/31/2013, 11:07 am

Apple remains the most profitable company in the smartphone industry, though its lead over rival Samsung is shrinking, as just 3 percentage points separated the two companies during the second quarter of calendar 2013.

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Apple's iOS maintains dominance over Android with 63% mobile browsing share

07/22/2013, 02:07 pm

New mobile Web browsing data shows that iOS users remain far more active on the Internet than their Android counterparts, with Apple's devices accounting for nearly two-thirds of all domestic mobile website traffic.

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Smartphone upgrades slowing as Apple is rumored to be prepping low-cost iPhone

07/17/2013, 12:07 pm

Evidence continues to mount that the market for high-end smartphones in the U.S. may have reached a saturation point, meaning that a mid-range iPhone offering from Apple could be the best way for the Cupertino company to ensure future growth.

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Apple holds 39% of US smartphone market, far ahead of Samsung's 23%

06/28/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple's iPhone increased its lead in the United States smartphone market through the end of May, inching toward a 40 percent share, while the other major competitors outside of Samsung lost share.

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Apple's iPhone still tops Japan, but discounts give Sony a big boost

06/14/2013, 12:06 pm

Apple's iPhone may hold the top spot among smartphones in the Japanese market, but a recent push by Sony and a major carrier has its Xperia handsets rushing up the sales charts.

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Android's consumer strength hasn't translated to enterprise, where Apple still dominates

06/05/2013, 11:06 am

While Google's Android is the most popular smartphone platform among consumers, Apple's iOS remains the default choice for the majority of business customers activating phones and tablets, according to the latest data from Good Technology.

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IDC: Apple's iOS fell to 17% of smartphones shipped in Q1, Windows Phone passed BlackBerry

05/16/2013, 08:05 am

Gains made by Google's Android platform chipped away at the smartphone market share of Apple's iOS in the first quarter of 2013, while Microsoft's slow-growing Windows Phone managed to surpass BlackBerry in the battle for third place.

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Apple fell to 18% share of smartphone sales in Q1, Gartner says

05/14/2013, 10:05 am

While Apple increased its iPhone sales year over year, its share of the global smartphone market shrank to 18.2 percent in the first quarter, according to data from Gartner.

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Apple takes 57% of handset profits, Samsung accounts for remaining 43%

05/06/2013, 11:05 am

Apple and Samsung have once again accounted for all of the profits in the smartphone business, with the iPhone taking 57 percent of the market's value.

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Loyalty to Apple driving iPhone market share gains vs. Android - survey

04/26/2013, 12:04 pm

A new poll of smartphone users reveals that loyalty to the iPhone is chipping away at Android's market share lead, and could lead to the iPhone overtaking Android in the U.S. in just a few years.

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Slowing iPhone growth may be function of smartphone industry, not restricted to Apple

04/19/2013, 10:04 am

As year over year growth of Apple's iPhone sales slow, there is evidence that the once-booming smartphone industry is cooling off as a whole.

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Apple's iPhone accounted for 4M of Verizon's 7.2M total Q1 smartphones

04/18/2013, 08:04 am

With 7.2 million total smartphones activated in Verizon's first fiscal quarter, the iPhone accounted for more than half, with 4 million total Apple handsets activated in the three-month span.

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Mid-sized smartphones like Apple's iPhone see most usage, 'phablets' a fad - report

04/01/2013, 12:04 pm

Smartphones around the size of Apple's iPhones are seeing the most regular usage among device owners, a new study says, while larger-screened phablets are something of a fad.

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BlackBerry 10 predicted to hold less than 5% market share through 2016

03/20/2013, 08:03 am

While BlackBerry's CEO this week called Apple's iOS platform outdated, it's the BlackBerry 10 operating system that's expected to have very little effect on the smartphone industry for the coming years.

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Apple uses mom-and-pop shops to jump into second place in India's smartphone race

03/13/2013, 09:03 am

Apple's increased efforts in the world's second most populous country appear to be paying off, as a new report has the iPhone maker grabbing second place in smartphones behind Samsung in India.

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Smartphones projected to overtake feature phones for the first time in 2013

03/04/2013, 11:03 am

For the first time this year, smartphones like Apple's iPhone and devices running Google Android are expected to outsell limited "feature phones" worldwide, according to a new industry report.

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Apple & Samsung capture 103% of handset profits as rivals lose money

02/06/2013, 12:02 pm

Together, Apple and Samsung accounted for 103 percent of mobile phone profits in 2012, a number made possible because of losses incurred by rivals Motorola, Sony and Nokia.

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