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  • Apple iPhone Still Increasing in Market Share


    Gartner published some compelling stats on smartphone sales today and they show that the Apple iPhone continues to quickly increase market share.

    In Q2 2008 Apple only had 2.8% market share in smartphones. Through methods like releasing to more and more countries internationally, releasing new product mid year convincing people to hold out for the next idevice instead of purchasing elsewhere, and strategic price changes (the iPhone 3G for $99) Apple has managed to take control of 13.3% of the smartphone market. Thats a 10.5% increase in just one year.

    Gartner says that Apple's smartphone rise isn't done yet
    Apple brought its much-anticipated new device the iPhone 3G S to market at the end of the second quarter of 2009, but its full potential will only start to show in the sales figures in the second half of 2009.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Apple iPhone Still Increasing in Market Share started by Cody Overcash View original post
    Comments 7 Comments
    1. Poseidon79's Avatar
      Poseidon79 -
      I would be curious to see last year's chart to see who they are taking the market share from. Are blackberry people migrating over or possibly just a little across the board?
    1. Fallguy's Avatar
      Fallguy -
      I see this number increasing in the following years as other carrier contracts run out .
    1. NeoNightmareX's Avatar
      NeoNightmareX -
      Here's a graphic that I found on Gizmodo:
      Holy Eff, That's a Lot of iPhone Profit - iPhone - Gizmodo

    1. bengo's Avatar
      bengo -
      Looks like they're taking market share from Nokia, Fujitsu, and Others. I don't think BlackBerry users are very keen on switching to iPhone. The red light is too addictive :P
    1. rwin84's Avatar
      rwin84 -
      No one can stop this train...
    1. nevarDeath's Avatar
      nevarDeath -
      OUch! GUess motorola got stuck under 'others', even friggin fujitsu didn't rank that low!
    1. mdc929's Avatar
      mdc929 -
      Quote Originally Posted by rwin84 View Post
      No one can stop this train...
      indeed