A new Counterpoint Research report names the Apple iPhone XR as the best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2019, taking 3% of the worldwide market share.
Almost a week ago, we shared market-research firm Counterpoint’s report on the top 5 bestselling smartphone brands in the Philippines from July to September 2019.
Apple might not have the highest market share globally for smartphones, but it still maintains its dominance when it comes to profits.
Counterpoint has released its report on the performance of smartphone brands in the Philippines last quarter.
GfK predicts that in 2020, more than 180 million 5G devices will be shipped globally, around 130 million units of which will come from the Asia-Pacific region. The market-research firm also sees the highest growth rate of the total technical consumer-goods market in emerging Asia.
Newer processors are designed to beat its predecessors, but there was an outlier last year that raised doubts. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor couldn’t defeat the earlier launched Apple A12 Bionic processor. So, we wonder if the upcoming Snapdragon 865 will suffer the same fate against Apple’s current A13 Bionic chipset.
Huawei started the year saying it planned to topple Samsung from being the largest smartphone vendor in the world. But then, the company was hit by a United States government ban that started in mid-May and continues to this day.
Qualcomm has announced not one but three 5G-capable mobile platforms at its annual technology summit. The Snapdragon 865 chip is the successor to the 855, which is used by many of today’s flagship devices. The Snapdragon 765 and 765G (the “G” stands for gaming), on the other hand, will power midrange smartphones.
Xiaomi has a new global milestone to celebrate. The Redmi Note 8 series crossed the “10 million units sold” mark in just three months.
MediaTek today has unveiled its latest flagship chipset, which will be featured in devices launching in early 2020. And get this: It’s reportedly more powerful than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus and HiSilicon Kirin 990, two of the fastest options for Android devices right now.