Samsung’s US smartphone market share reached 33.7%, surpassing Apple to regain the championship

Samsung Electronics’ share of the US smartphone market in the third quarter of this year was 33.7 percent, a rise of more than 6 percentage points from the previous quarter, on November 10th, according to data published by the US market research firm SA, surpassing Apple to retake the championship.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 10:35 GMT

This is the first time since the second quarter of 2017 that Samsung Electronics has exceeded Apple in its share of the US smartphone market.

Apple launched the iPhone 12 this year after October, which has a higher impact on market share. In addition, to reclaim the global market share leader, Samsung Electronics also defeated Huawei (14.1 percent) with a 21.9 percent share in the worldwide mobile market. Xiaomi and Apple ranked second.