Record iPhone sales propel Apple to number one market position – The National

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  • Date: 30-Jan-2020
  • Source: The National
  • Sector: Financial Markets
  • Country: UAE
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Record iPhone sales propel Apple to number one market position – The National

Record iPhone sales propel Apple to number one market position. Powered by strong sales of its strategically priced iPhone 11, Apple jumped two positions to become the world's top smartphone vendor in the last quarter of 2019.. The Cupertino-based smartphone manufacturer sold 70.7 million devices in the last three months to the end of December, almost 4.8 million more than the same period in 2018, according to Strategy Analytics.. Apple retained its second position ranking in terms of global market share behind Samsung for more than three years, but it was surpassed by Huawei in April last year.. Overall, growth in global smartphone industry remained flat in the last quarter of 2019.. Nearly 375 million devices were shipped globally, almost 1 million than the same period in 2018, according to Strategy Analytics.. "Samsung's global market share stayed flat at 18.4 per_cent, the same level as a year ago“¦ [ ] it continues to perform relatively well across all price-bands, from the entry level to premium models," said Mr Mawston.. It shipped only 56 million devices in final three months of 2019.. Despite strong 5G-enabled phone sales, "Huawei is slowing at home in China and facing tougher competition abroad" in key

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