For the first time since October of last year, the iPhone 4S is not first on the list of top-selling Smartphones in the United States. Samsung Galaxy SIII, has overtaken it in its entirety during the month of August, while the Apple product seems to need the arrival of a new sibling.
The approximation of the iPhone 5, confirmed for September 12, obviously also has to do with the fall in sales of the current model, with the consequent benefit for the product of Samsung.
The phone of the Koreans was in August the best-selling in the operators Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile, While the iPhone 4S retained his place with AT & T. curious check as in Verizon, even a second terminal was placed ahead of the Apple, the Motorola Razr Maxx.
The demand of HTC, LG, Nokia or BlackBerry phones to become weaker in the American country, feeding power to Samsung and Apple have with Smartphones.
The good results of the Galaxy S3 were expected, and they have not gone unnoticed for Apple lawyers, that you have added to the terminal to the list of models who want to block sales.
iPhone 5 will change things
There is no doubt that the emergence of the new Apple phone will give you the turn the tide. The predictions are very high, and speak of 10 million units of iPhone 5 in the last quarter of the year.
Together with sales of all iPhone models, analysts predict that Apple will sell about 28 million phones in the last three months of the year. Expected that the iPhone 5 is really on the market on September 21.
More than 85% of the Smartphones are Android or iOS
Following data in the United States, always interesting, the people of ComScore updated information on market shares, confirming us that the domain of iOS and Android is absolute in the country.
Android has the 52.2% until July, and Apple is left with a 33.4%. Other options fall, especially BlackBerry. You can see the evolution of April to July, both platforms and manufacturers: