Motorola becomes the third largest smartphone supplier in the US thanks to LG


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According to research company Counterpoint Technology Market Research, the US smartphone market in the third quarter of this year showed slight growth. Shipments of smartphone devices increased by about 1% year over year. However, when compared with the second quarter of 2021, the growth turned out to be more significant – 9%.

Motorola becomes the third largest smartphone supplier in the US thanks to LG

Apple remains the market leader in the United States, with a 42% share compared to 39% in the third quarter of last year. The release of the iPhone 13 family helped to strengthen the position.

Samsung is in second place. The share of the South Korean giant rose from 30% to 35% over the year. This was facilitated by the release of relatively inexpensive 5G models.

Motorola took the third place, strengthening its position from 7% to 8%. Analysts note that Motorola was able to enter the top three primarily due to LG’s withdrawal from the market.

TCL (including the Alcatel brand) is in the fourth position: over the year, the company’s share decreased from 6% to 5%. Closes the top five OnePlus with 3% of the US market.

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Top 5 Smartphone Model Share For 8 Countries As Of April 2021

USA Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 13%
2 Apple iPhone 12 12%
3 Apple iPhone 12 Pro 8%
4 Apple iPhone 11 8%
5 Apple iPhone SE 2020 5%

UK Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone 12 Pro 13%
2 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 12%
3 Apple iPhone 12 9%
4 Samsung Galaxy A12 7%
5 Samsung Galaxy A32 5G 4%

 China Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone 12 6%
2 Apple iPhone 11 3%
3 OPPO A32 3%
4 OPPO A55 5G 3%
5 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 2%
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India Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Redmi 9A 5%
2 Redmi Note 10 3%
3 Redmi 9 Power 3%
4 Samsung Galaxy A12 3%
5 Redmi 9 3%

France Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone 12 13%
2 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 10%
3 Apple iPhone 12 Pro 5%
4 Samsung Galaxy A51 5%
5 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G 3%

  Korea Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Samsung Galaxy S21 5G 18%
2 Samsung Galaxy A32 12%
3 Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus 5G 7%
4 Samsung Galaxy A42 5G 6%
5 Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G 6%

Germany Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone 12 Pro 10%
2 Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max 9%
3 Apple iPhone 12 8%
4 Samsung Galaxy A12 4%
5 Xiaomi Mi 11 3%

Japan Model Share

Rank Model %
1 Apple iPhone SE 2020 16%
2 Apple iPhone 12 14%
3 Apple iPhone 12 Pro 6%
4 Apple iPhone 12 Mini 5%
5 Samsung Galaxy A21 3%

The US smartphone market grew 1% YoY in Q3 2021, according to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service. Despite the ongoing global component shortages, OEMs such as Apple, Samsung and Motorola were able to secure enough supply to grow their shares and continue the US market recovery.

  • The US smartphone market grew 9% QoQ and 1% YoY in Q3 2021 as it rebounded despite the ongoing component shortages affecting low-end smartphone supplies.
  • Apple retained the number one spot in Q3 2021, with its market share growing to 42%.
  • Both Samsung and Motorola continued to gain due to LG’s exit.
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