US Smartphone Market Share: By Quarter

Data on this page is updated every quarter

This data represents the US smartphone market share by quarter (from 2016-2018) by top OEMs. The US smartphone market is mainly an operator driven market.

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Q2 2018 Highlights

  • The US smartphone market declined 22% annually in Q2 2018.
  • The decline in the smartphone market was majorly due to ZTE and Samsung. ZTE was affected due to sanctions imposed by the US government.
  • Even though device sales were down by double digits, US wireless performances were solid in Q2 2018.

US Smartphone Market Share Q2 2018

US Smartphone Shipments Market Share (%)2017Q22017Q32017Q42018Q12018Q2
*Ranking is according to latest quarter.

Q1 2018 Highlights

  • The US smartphone market declined by 1% in Q1 2018 compared to Q1 2017
  • Apple continued to dominate the smartphone market with 38% share and grew annually because the iPhone X performed well in the market
  • LG declined annually due to a shift in its flagship smartphone launch strategy

US Smartphone Market Share Q1 2018

US Smartphone Shipments Market Share (%)2017 Q12017 Q22017 Q32017 Q42018 Q1

Q4 2017 Highlights

  • US smartphone market witnessed a record holiday quarter shipment, driven mainly by Apple.
  • Apple posted a fourth quarter record as well in US, driven by the sales of its latest flagship offerings, iPhone X and iPhone 8 series smartphones.
  • Samsung, LG, ZTE and Motorola followed Apple in the top 5 smartphone ranking respectively. Together the top 5 brands captured more than 90% of the total US smartphone market in Q4 2017.

US Smartphone Market Share Q4 2017

US Smartphone Shipments Market Share (%)2016 Q12016 Q22016 Q32016 Q42017 Q12017 Q22017 Q32017 Q4