The iPhone 11 was the best-selling smartphone within the US within the final quarter, in accordance with knowledge from Counterpoint Analysis. The system has retained its pole place for the fourth consecutive month, thanks largely to its comparatively reasonably priced $699 (roughly Rs. 50,000) price-point in its house nation. The report comes virtually precisely every week after a Canalys report urged that it was the best-selling smartphone globally throughout the identical interval.
Apple additionally hogged the opposite two podium positions, with the iPhone SE (2020) and the iPhone 11 Professional Max taking over the quantity 2 and quantity three spots. Total, nonetheless, the corporate’s sell-in dropped to 39% share of the market, however it continued to stay the highest smartphone vendor within the nation.
Analyzing the most recent knowledge, Counterpoint’s senior analyst, Hanish Bhatia, mentioned: “The iPhone 11 remained the primary vendor within the US market. It has remained the highest vendor for 4 consecutive quarters as a result of its $699 worth level hitting the candy spot for a lot of customers. The iPhone 11 has additionally been on an virtually steady promotion, typically offered for $zero or $5 with eligible trade-ins inside postpaid channels.”
Samsung remained the best-selling Android producer, registering double-digit year-on-year (YoY) progress as its Galaxy Be aware 20 and Galaxy S20-series smartphones carried out properly in opposition to the competitors. The corporate’s mid-range A-series units additionally did properly throughout the previous quarter, mentioned the report.
Trying into the longer term, LG is predicted to realize market share within the present quarter, thanks largely to its reasonably priced 5G choices, together with the Velvet and Ok92 5G. That’s in accordance with analysis analyst, Maurice Klaehne, who added: “The vacation quarter is essential for a lot of OEMs seeking to develop 5G gross sales and we’ve got already seen some extra units being launched in preparation.” Will probably be fascinating to see if LG will have the ability to make a scintillating return to the market on the again of its LG Velvet and Wing units.