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Mac Shipments Estimated to Be Down Over 20% While Demand Surges in Q1 2020

Saturday April 11, 2020 8:11 am PDT by
Apple's Mac shipments are estimated to have been down over 20 percent in the first quarter of 2020, according to new data shared by Canalys this week. The shuttering of businesses and factories around the world has caused "severe delay in production and logistical issues", leading to a worldwide PC shipment fall of eight percent year on year. Top vendor rankings remained stable, with Lenovo...

Apple Shipped an Estimated 4.5 Million iPhone XR Devices in North America in Q1 2019

Thursday May 9, 2019 12:33 pm PDT by
Apple's $749 iPhone XR was the top selling smartphone in North America during the first quarter of 2019 according to new smartphone shipment data shared today by Canalys. Apple shipped over 4.5 million ‌iPhone XR‌ devices during the quarter, and it made up 13 percent of total North American shipments. Samsung's Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e were the other two most popular smartphones in Q1 2019, ...

Apple's iPhone Sales in China Down an Estimated 30% in Q1 2019, Huawei Continues to Dominate

Tuesday April 30, 2019 10:34 am PDT by
Apple's iPhone sales in China were down 30 percent during the first quarter of 2019, according to new shipment estimates shared today by Canalys. Apple shipped an estimated 6.5 million iPhones during the quarter, marking its worst decline in two years. It shipped fewer smartphones in the country than Chinese vendors Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, and Huawei, coming in as the number five brand in China. ...

Apple Watch Dominates Cellular-Enabled Smartwatch Market

Wednesday May 23, 2018 8:32 am PDT by
Apple Watch Series 3 models with LTE have dominated the cellular-enabled smartwatch market since they were released last September. Specifically, the Apple Watch accounted for an estimated 59 percent of the worldwide cellular-enabled smartwatch market in the first quarter of 2018, according to data shared by research firm Canalys today. Canalys senior analyst Jason Low says the cellular...

Apple Watch Had Record Year With Estimated 18M Shipments in 2017, Topped Entire Swiss Watch Industry Last Quarter

Tuesday February 6, 2018 8:00 am PST by
Not only did the Apple Watch just have its best quarter ever in terms of sales, but it also had a record-breaking year overall, capped off by topping shipments from the entire Swiss watch industry combined last quarter. Apple Watch shipments topped an all-time high of 18 million units in 2017, according to estimated data from research firm Canalys, an over 50 percent increase compared to the ...

Apple Shipped an Estimated 29 Million iPhone X Devices in Q4 2017

Tuesday January 23, 2018 5:23 pm PST by
Apple shipped 29 million iPhone X devices in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to new research data shared today by Canalys. At 29 million devices shipped, the iPhone X was the "world's best-shipping smartphone model over the holidays." iPhone X shipments were not, however, the fastest ever for an iPhone due to Apple's decision to offer the device alongside the iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8...

Canalys Predicts 2018 Will Be 'Defining Year' for Smart Speaker Growth

Thursday January 4, 2018 8:35 am PST by
A new report posted today by Canalys predicts that 2018 will be "the defining year" for smart speaker adoption, with the global market expected to grow to 56.3 million shipments by the end of the year, up from just over 30 million in 2017 (via TechCrunch). Canalys predicts that Amazon and Google will remain in the lead with Echo and Home speakers, respectively. In addition to existing...

Apple Retakes Top Spot in Global Wearables Market

Tuesday November 14, 2017 1:59 am PST by
Apple has retaken the lead in the global wearable band market thanks to strong Apple Watch shipments in the third quarter of this year, according to new research data from Canalys. According to the data, Apple shipped 3.9 million units in Q3 2017, compared to 2.8 million the year previous. Those figures gave the tech giant 23 percent of the market, placing it marginally ahead of the 21...

iPhone X Should Push Apple Ahead of Samsung as World's Largest Smartphone Maker

Thursday November 9, 2017 4:59 am PST by
Apple will dethrone Samsung as the world's largest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2017, on the strength of strong iPhone X demand, according to Taiwanese market research firm TrendForce. TrendForce estimates Apple will record 19.1 percent market share in the quarter, encompassing the busy holiday shopping season, which would be slightly ahead of Samsung's estimated 18.2 percent...

Another Study Shows Non-iOS Tablets Surpassing iPad in Global Market Share

Friday August 2, 2013 7:55 am PDT by
Research firm Canalys has for the first time found that non-iOS tablets have surpassed the iPad in global market share. While Apple still holds the biggest market share by a single manufacturer with 42.7%, tablets from Samsung, Amazon, Lenovo, Acer and others have combined to pass the company in total market share with a combined 57.3% of the tablet market. This compares to the year-ago quarter...

iPad Drives Apple to Perch Atop List of Top-Selling PC Manufacturers

Tuesday January 31, 2012 10:16 am PST by
Late last year, research firm Canalys predicted that Apple might become the world's largest PC manufacturer during the fourth quarter of 2011 if tablets were counted alongside more traditional computers. With the major firms now having reported their sales numbers for the quarter, Canalys has pieced together the numbers to confirm that Apple has indeed taken the lead on the strength of the iPad.C...