For the first time, there are more iPhones in use in the US than any other type of smartphone. Citing data from analytics firm Counterpoint Research, the reported the iPhone took over the entire Android ecosystem in June to claim a 50 percent share of the US market. In doing so, Apple achieved the highest share of the American smartphone market ever. Apple hit the mark behind the iPhone’s “active installed base,” a metric that takes into account everyone who uses an iOS device after purchasing a used one.
In the early days of the iPhone, iOS (later known as the iPhone OS) never had a market share close to 50 percent. At that time, companies like Blackberry, Nokia and Motorola dominated the smartphone space. In 2010, two years after its debut, Android overtook iOS to claim a larger install base. Since then, Google’s mobile operating system has become the dominant force in the global smartphone market, claiming more than 70 percent market share by 2022, according to .
Google probably needn’t have worried. After all, the iPhone has always had a huge presence in the US compared to other markets. However, the company is likely looking at the situation closely. “This is a major milestone that we can see replicated in other affluent countries around the world,” said Jeff Fieldhack, Counterpoint’s research director. Time. Until then, Apple dominated the premium smartphone market in Indonesia Q2 2022with iPhones representing 57 percent of all sales in the segment and showing no signs of slowing down.
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