Counterpoint: US smartphone market shrinks 7% in third quarter

The U.S. smartphone market shrank 7 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, according to Counterpoint Research.

Apple was the leading U.S. smartphone maker with a market share of 39 percent in the third quarter, little changed from the 40 percent of the prior quarter.

US Smartphone Shipments Market Share (%) 3Q17 4Q17 1Q18 2Q18 3Q18
Apple 33% 44% 37% 40% 39%
Samsung 23% 19% 26% 25% 25%
LG 18% 14% 14% 16% 17%
Motorola 5% 5% 4% 5% 8%
Others 21% 18% 19% 14% 11%

Source: Counterpoint Research

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