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Apple, Samsung make up more than 90% of major carriers’ sales

Based on a new research survey from Wave7 Research, PCMag Mobile Analyst, Sascha Segan, found that Apple and Samsung phones make up more than 90% of sales at all major carrier stores (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile). The best selling phone at all four carriers is the iPhone 11, with the best selling Samsung phone being the Galaxy S10. 

Key highlights of the survey:

° The Google Pixel came third in sales with 2-4% at each of the four carriers. 

° The OnePlus came in at 2.3% overall thanks to the launch of its 7T Pro McLaren model at T-Mobile.

° For prepaid mobile phones, four out of the top five phones at Boost in December were iPhones or Samsungs, with the fifth being the LG Stylo 5.

° At MetroPCS, Samsung, LG, and Motorola were the top sellers during the first half of December, according to the Wave7 report.

° A separate study by Counterpoint Research sees some variety added to the equation, with the top 5 global vendors in quarter three of 2019 being Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Oppo and Xiaomi. 

° Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi don’t operate in the U.S. market.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.