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Apple Continues to Dominate North American Wearables Market

Friday September 4, 2020 8:25 am PDT by
Apple continued to dominate the North American wearables market in the second quarter of 2020, with a growth of nine percent year-on-year, according to a new report by Canalys. The shipments of wearables in the North American market grew 10 percent in the second quarter of 2020, but the value of the market remained flat year-on-year. A boom in low-end activity trackers meant that the...

Apple Shipped 15 Million iPhones in the U.S. in Q2 2020, a New Domestic Record

Thursday August 13, 2020 2:13 am PDT by
Apple shipped approximately 15 million iPhones in the United States in the second quarter of 2020, according to a new report shared by Canalys, setting a new domestic record. Apple shipped 15 percent more iPhone 11 devices than last year's equivalent, iPhone XR. Most strikingly, iPhone SE was responsible for growing Apple's quarterly market share to 47 percent. Overall, Apple shipped 10...

Apple Shipped an Estimated 14.3 Million iPads Worldwide in Q2 2020 Amid Surging Tablet Market

Monday August 3, 2020 12:59 pm PDT by
Apple shipped an estimated 14.3 million iPads in the second quarter of 2020, maintaining its position as the number one tablet vendor in the world, according to new data shared today by Canalys. That's up 19.8 percent from the 11.9 million sold in the year-ago quarter. Apple's own earnings for Q2 2020 indicated a major surge in iPad sales as people work and learn from home. Apple does not...

Apple Smartphone Shipments Grow as Huawei Takes Top Spot in Q2 2020

Friday July 31, 2020 8:17 am PDT by
Apple's iPhone shipments have grown in Q2 2020, as Huawei overtook Samsung as the world's largest smartphone vendor, according to new data shared by Canalys and IDC this week. Though the global smartphone market contracted by 14-16 percent in Q2 2020, Apple was the only vendor to defy expectations and grow by up to 25 percent compared to the previous year. As Apple does not publicize exact ...

Apple Watch Estimated to Reach 100 Million Lifetime Shipments Soon Despite Weaker Demand Last Quarter

Wednesday June 17, 2020 8:57 am PDT by
Apple Watch continued to lead the smartwatch industry with an estimated 5.2 million shipments worldwide in the first quarter of 2020, well ahead of Huawei, Samsung, Fitbit, and others, according to research firm Canalys. Canalys said the Apple Watch did see slow performance in North America and Europe during the quarter, however, which it attributes to Apple customers "switching their...

iPad Shipments Predicted to Fall This Year Amid 7% Decline in Wider PC and Tablet Market

Wednesday June 3, 2020 2:03 am PDT by
Market research firm Canalys has forecast a sharp drop in PC and tablet sales in 2020 due to the economic recession brought on by the global health crisis. PC shipments fell by approximately 9 percent in the first quarter, and Canalys predicts a marginal recovery in the second and third quarters, with shipments projected to be down year on year. According to the report, PC and tablet...

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...