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- Samsung has reportedly beat Apple to first place in the US.
- This is seemingly the primary time Samsung beat Apple since Q2 2017.
Samsung is the world’s primary smartphone producer, regaining its spot in Q3 2020 after briefly dropping it to Huawei in the earlier quarter. Now, it appears just like the third quarter held much more excellent news for the Korean model.
Strategy Analytics reported (h/t: Korea Herald) that Samsung beat Apple to first place in the US market in Q3 2020. This reportedly marks the primary time since Q2 2017 that Samsung has managed to beat the iPhone maker.
The report famous that Samsung achieved 33.7% market-share in the US during this era, in comparison with 30.2% for Apple and 14.7% for third-placed LG. It’s believed that Samsung’s funds telephones are accountable for the expansion, though gadgets just like the Galaxy Note 20 collection and Galaxy Z Fold 2 apparently performed an element too.
It’s additionally value noting that the iPhone 12 collection simply missed out on being launched in Q3 2020, additional stacking outcomes in Samsung’s favor. We however anticipate a better race in This autumn 2020 when iPhone 12 gross sales are factored in.
Samsung can be planning to make the most of Huawei’s struggles by launching the Galaxy S30 series in January, in keeping with a number of shops and leakers. So all eyes will likely be on Q1 2021 reviews to see if an earlier launch window helps the Korean model.