While Android is the best choice on the subject of shopping for a brand new smartphone, iPhones proceed to guide the charts in the United States, based on knowledge supplied by Kantar.
Specifically, at least 80.1% of the smartphone gross sales in the EU5 markets have been powered by Android, whereas in the similar market, iOS dropped 0.8% in the three months ending June 2019.
iOS dropped in the United States as nicely, however on the different hand, iPhones continued to be the best-selling fashions. iPhone XR was the prime mannequin in the US with a share of seven.8%, adopted by iPhone Eight and iPhone XS Max. Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10 spherical up the prime 5.
iPhones rising in China too
Huawei remains to be doing slightly nicely regardless of the US sanctions, and it really recorded a small improve versus the similar interval a yr in the past. Kantar says Huawei homeowners is perhaps ready for some clarification in the US saga earlier than deciding what to do subsequent.
“The impact of the adverse headlines is clear in the data, Quarter on Quarter Huawei share is down -1.9% pts in EU5 and most tellingly, June vs. May 2019 share, is down -9.0% pts,” Dominic Sunnebo, Global Director for Kantar, says.
“Early indications are that Samsung and Xiaomi are the key beneficiaries, with Apple seeing a smaller uptick in sales as a result. There are signs Huawei owners are putting off upgrading – likely waiting for clarity on the future situation. If this continues to be the case and the dispute is resolved it might mean that the majority of sales are delayed rather than lost to competitors, but the speed at which a resolution is found will determine this.”
Things are much better for Huawei in its house market. Together with Honor, Huawei accounts for almost half of the smartphones offered right here, because it reached a gross sales share of 46.1% based on Kantar. iOS additionally elevated throughout the quarter to 19.7% in city China.