With exceptionally good sales for the iPhone 13 series, Apple scored 51 percent. North American market. According to a Canalys report, Apple has managed to exceed the 50 percent threshold. for the first time.
Despite inflation, the North American smartphone market grew by 3.7% in the first quarter of 2022. year after year. Apple boasts mammoth growth, up 19 percent over that period to reach 51 percent market share.
Samasung came in second place with a 27% share, while Motorola solidified in third place, capturing LG consumers who had exited the smartphone market.
Apple with record market share in North America
Apple has steadily increased its share of the smartphone market in North America. In the first quarter of 2019, Apple’s share was 40 percent. and in subsequent years, respectively, 43 and 45 percent, up to 51 percent. in 2022.
“Apple shipped more devices to North America in the first quarter of 2022 after prioritizing other regions in the last quarter of 2021,” said Canalys analyst Brian Lynch.
North America and Apple rose in the first quarter of 2022, despite global smartphone sales down 11 percent over the period. According to Canalys, 311 million smartphones were shipped worldwide in the first quarter of 2022, with Samsung being the most popular manufacturer with 73.7 million units shipped.
Apple came in second with 56.5 million smartphone shipments, followed by Chinese manufacturers Xiaomi, OPPO and vivo.
In Poland, the most popular smartphone manufacturer in the first quarter of 2022 was Samsung with a 31% market share. Xiaomi came in second with a 25% share but recorded a 24% year-on-year drop. One of the newest brands on the Polish market – realme – took third place. For the year it increased by 273%. and collected 13 percent of the market. Only in fourth place in Poland was Apple with 10 percent. market. Lenovo, owner of the Motorola brand, came in fifth with a 6% share.
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