Posts with tag: 'iPhone 8'

Most Popular Apple iPhone Launch Results: November to December 2017

At the beginning of the iPhone X launch, there were many challenges to get the phone into the hands of consumers, but one thing is for sure, its select consumer group with a higher willingness-to-pay is smaller than that of the masses who purchased the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. What is striking is that the middle of the road or “Goldilocks” approach really did work for Apple. From our findings, the iPhone 8 Plus, the middle market iPhone offered at a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $799, was the most popular recently launched iPhone over the past […]

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ScientiaMobile Study Shows Apple iPhone 6S Still World’s Most Used Smartphone in Q3 2017

Retains Top Standing Since Q1 2017 RESTON, Va., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile releases new global study of mobile data usage called the Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) finding that after three quarters and many recent smartphone launches, the Apple iPhone 6S remains the most used smartphone in the world. According to ScientiaMobile, 7.53% of the world’s smartphone usage is made up of Apple iPhone 6S, more than any other smartphone. ScientiaMobile’s MOVR finds that the Apple iPhone 6S is also the most used smartphone in almost every continent except for South America and Africa, which had the Samsung Galaxy J5 […]

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Apple iPhone 8 Launch vs. Samsung Galaxy S8

Comparing the first 39 days after the launch of the flagship smartphones of Apple and Samsung, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have a slightly faster penetration rate vs. Samsung 8 and 8+. After 39 days, the iPhone 8 Plus had 0.64% and the iPhone 8 had 0.42% of global smartphone usage. Compare this to the first 39 days of the Samsung launch, with the S8 generating 0.40% and the S8+ holding 0.38% of smartphone usage. iPhone 8 versions appear on track to outpace the Samsung S8 versions in the longer run also. Even though the Samsung phones started selling in April 2017, […]

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Detect the New iPhone on Your Website

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The new iPhone is here, and WURFL.js now detects it in the wild! Apple released the new iPhone in September. Our researchers are already detecting the new iPhone among the more than 2 billion other user agents per month they analyze. If you use WURFL.js, then you will start to see the new iPhone and all other iPhone models. Sign up to get our new iPhone 8 detection here. How it will work With a simple javascript snippet, WURFL.js can detect the new iPhone and push its device capabilities into your Google Analytics for even more analysis. Without WURFL.js, Google Analytics does […]

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Apple’s iPhone 8 Will Need to Displace iPhone 6S To Become Most Used Smartphone in the World

Despite Apple iPhone 7 Launch RESTON, Va., May 10, 2017 — ScientiaMobile released their Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) last week, in which it found that the iPhone 6S was the most used smartphone model in the world. This is despite the Apple iPhone 7 launch in September 2016, eight months ago. According to the Q1 2017 MOVR, the Apple iPhone 6S became the most used in February 2017 and is now at almost 8% of all global smartphone browsing. In comparison, the iPhone 6 peaked in popularity a year earlier, February 2016, at 14.6%, 488 days after launch. Today, the iPhone […]

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 8: What Is At Stake?

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To say much is at stake in the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the next iPhone launch is a huge understatement. Particularly for Samsung. After their debacle with the Note 7 with its fires and eventual recall, Samsung needs a win. In fact even without the Note 7 issues, Samsung has much on the line. Looking at the launches and usage of the S5, S6, and S7, we see trends that highlight the importance of S8’s launch. Samsung Galaxy 8 and Launch History First, the Samsung S5 was one of the most popular and successful smartphones in history. […]

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