usa smartphone market

US Market Smartphone Share 2016 – 2017 Q3

usa smartphone share q3

  • The competition for the top spot in the US market between Apple and Samsung has heated up in 2017
  • There are two battles happening: a flagship battle between Apple and Samsung and a mid-tier battle between ZTE and LG
  • Chinese brands are finding  it hard to enter the US market. ZTE is the only Chinese brand till now that has successfully entered the US market.

NAM Smartphone Share (%)

NAM Smartphone Share (%)2016Q12016Q22016Q32016Q42017Q12017Q22017Q3
Samsung29%30%26%20%23%32%23%
Apple33%30%34%39%33%29%33%
LG14%14%13%12%18%15%18%
ZTE7%9%8%10%10%11%12%
Alcatel5%5%8%7%6%5%4%
Motorola3%3%3%3%3%2%5%
Others10%9%8%9%8%6%5%