Generally speaking, the new launches of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 performed slightly better than the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max launch. All three recent launches reached around 0.2% market share globally by the end of September, but the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 reached 0.23%, 0.01% more than the Apple iPhone XS Max. This makes sense as the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 was shipped to customers more than a month before the Apple iPhone XS and XS Max was (August 24, 2018 and September 21, 2018 respectively).
Samsung Galaxy S8 Still Most Popular Samsung Smartphone
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the most popular Samsung Galaxy smartphone with 2.17% of global usage. The buffer between first place and second place is 0.39% share of global Samsung Galaxy smartphone usage. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a ways to go before disrupting its predecessors as it is currently in last place globally.
Samsung Galaxy Standings (September 2018)
- Samsung Galaxy S8, 2.17%
- Samsung Galaxy S7, 1.78%
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, 1.53%
- Samsung Galaxy S8+, 1.14%
- Samsung Galaxy S9, 0.91%
- Samsung Galaxy S9+, 0.83%
- Samsung Galaxy Note 9, 0.23%
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