iPhone X’s “Stellar Performance” Not Enough to Stop Android’s Growth – Kantar
Statistics offered by Kantar for the three months ending November 2017 indicate that Apple’s iPhone X was the top-selling smartphone in several key markets, though this didn’t help Cupertino stop Android from growing.
Specifically, iPhone X accounted for no less than 14.4% of the sales in the United Kingdom in November, helping Apple achieve the highest share in more than three years. Additionally, iPhone X also gained the first place in Japan with a share of 18.2%, followed by iPhone 8 at 17.2%.
Furthermore, the iPhone X also sold like hot cakes in urban China where it reached 6.0%, though the model was outsold by iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in the United States. Apple’s 2017 iPhones were the three best-selling models in the home market in November, with Samsung’s Galaxy S8 only sixth in the charts.
This didn’t stop Android from growing even more in the majority of markets. In the UK, for instance, Android posted a 5.5% increase to 56.1%, while overall in the EU5 … (read more)
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