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Topic: iPhone marketshare

Apple shares of smartphone market up more than twofold

05/20/2009, 11:05 am

Apple saw its share of global smartphone market more than double on a year-over-year basis during the first quarter of the year but still has much work to do before catching BlackBerry maker Research in Motion and market leader Nokia.

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BlackBerry unseats iPhone as most popular smartphone in Q1

05/04/2009, 09:05 am

Aggressive promotions through its US wireless carrier helped push BlackBerry maker Research in Motion ahead Apple and the iPhone to take honors as the most popular smartphone maker during the first quarter of 2009.

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Survey highlights iPhone impact among mobiles

01/21/2009, 11:01 am

A new US survey reveals a general decline in mobile phone growth, a mass exodus from Sprint to other carriers, a significant but relaxing demand for the iPhone, a failure of the Android G1 to have much impact for T-Mobile, but continued strength in the smartphone segment.

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iPhone's US web presence beats RIM and WiMo combined

01/08/2009, 02:01 pm

The popularity of Apple's WiFi mobile platform as a handheld web browser device is rapidly accelerating worldwide and dominating web traffic in the US, according to a new report issued by mobile advertising firm AdMob. Apple's strong position promises to color how the mobile web develops.

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Apple's smartphone share closer to 13%, still ahead of Microsoft

12/04/2008, 03:12 pm

Apple's share of the worldwide smartphone market is closer to 13% than the 16% reported earlier this week, but that's still good enough to push the iPhone maker past Microsoft to become the third largest smartphone OS vendor, according to Gartner.

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iPhone single-handedly driving smartphone growth

12/02/2008, 12:12 pm

In addition to outselling a broad and combined range of Windows Mobile handsets, Apple's iPhone 3G is being credited this week as the lone force responsible for growth of the smartphone market during the September quarter.

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Apple pulling away from competition in teenage mindshare

10/07/2008, 07:10 pm

Apple in the last six months has broadened its lead among the teenage demographic in the areas of mobile phones and digital music, a critical indicator of the company's long-term growth prospects in those respective markets.

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Rising iPhone browser share points to sales of 5 million 3G units

08/19/2008, 04:08 pm

The iPhone's share of the worldwide browser market has increased nearly twofold following the release of the iPhone 3G last month, leading researchers at PacificCrest to suggest that September quarter sales of the device may be tracking 1.5 million units ahead of expectations.

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Apple now the world's No. 3 smartphone vendor

06/06/2008, 02:06 pm

Apple during the first quarter of 2008 rode the booming smartphone market to sales of more than 1.7 million iPhones, good enough to make it the No. 3 manufacturer of multi-function handsets worldwide, according to a report released Friday by market research firm Gartner.

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Piper Jaffray addresses 15 more 'unanswered Apple questions'

05/01/2008, 09:05 am

Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster on Thursday issued a report to clients that analytically addresses 16 more unanswered questions surrounding the Apple story, including some pertaining to the company's iPhone hardware roadmap and approach to the enterprise.

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iPhone's Safari already the No. 1 US mobile browser, says firm

03/18/2008, 08:03 am

The mobile version of Safari packaged as standard on each iPhone has already scaled the charts to emerge as the No. 2 mobile web browser in the UK and the No. 1 mobile web browser in the US, according to a new report.

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Apple, RIM to benefit from shift away from basic cell phones - study

02/07/2008, 11:02 am

Record numbers of consumers are abandoning their basic cell phones for more advanced models -- with Research-in-Motion and Apple the primary beneficiaries, according to ChangeWave’s latest consumer cell phone survey.

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iPhone's share of US smartphone market rises to 28 percent

02/05/2008, 12:02 pm

Apple Inc. managed to garner approximately 28 percent of the red hot US smartphone market during the fourth calendar quarter of 2007, up more than 43 percent from the three-month period ending September.

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Study: iPhone already nibbling away at Motorola's lead

10/18/2007, 12:10 pm

Although it's been on the shelf for just three months, the impact of iPhone is clearly being felt by rival phone manufacturers, according to a new study which claims that Apple's cell phone market share is already on the rise at the expense of Motorola.

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