December 3, 2022

IT House reported on September 3 that since its release in 2007, Apple’s iPhone’s market share in the United States has not surpassed that of rival Android, but this situation ushered in changes in the second quarter of this year, according to industry analysis firm Counterpoint Research According to the latest report, in the second quarter of this year, Apple’s share of the US smartphone market has exceeded 50%, reaching the highest level since it was first introduced in 2007. It can be described as a milestone event for Apple.

It is reported that this is the highest market share that Apple has achieved in the US market since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, while the remaining market share is divided up by more than 150 Android phones led by Samsung and Lenovo.

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Jeff Fieldhack, director of analytics at Counterpoint, said, “The operating system has never changed dramatically. But the direction of traffic movement over the past 4 years has been from Android to iOS. This is a major milestone that we may see in other rich countries around the world. The same situation.”

The above statistics are based on the smartphones users are using, the “active installed base”. In addition to new phone sales, this data also counts millions of users who have entered the Apple ecosystem through the second-hand market, as well as users who use older iPhones.

IT House learned that at the earnings report in July this year, Apple Chief Financial Officer Luca Maestri said that the installed capacity is the engine of Apple’s business growth. That number continues to grow, with all-time highs in every country and every service category, “a very important achievement,” Maestri said.

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