Posts with tag: 'Samsung'

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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Most Used Chipsets: Samsung and Apple Smartphones

Android Chipset 2017 Q2

Samsung Chipsets It’s no secret that Samsung uses both its own Exynos chipset as well as Qualcomm’s Snapdragon. Our most recent MOVR (Mobile Overview Report) 2017 Q2, found various versions of the Exynos chipsets account for 73%, whereas Snapdragon accounts for 24%.

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Galaxy S8 Adoption Trends: May 2017 Update

The Galaxy S8 launch has been exciting to watch and also interesting to compare to Apple’s recent launches. Our recent mobile data report, Mobile Overview Report (MOVR), found that the Apple iPhone 6S is the most used smartphone in the world and that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is the most used Samsung in the world in Q1 2017.

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5 Cosas Principales que Debe Saber Sobre los Usuarios Móviles en México

Mayor uso de teléfonos inteligentes (Smartphones) En comparación con los Estados Unidos, México tiene un porcentaje más alto de usuarios de teléfonos inteligentes que los EE.UU en un dos por ciento. Sin embargo, cuando comparamos la cantidad de uso de tabletas, México estaba ligeramente por detrás de los EE.UU en un dos por ciento. En general, México y los EE.UU tienen un factor de forma muy similar con casi ningún uso de teléfono de función básica (Feature Phone).   Samsung lidera otros fabricantes Con el uso de smartphones y tabletas en México, Samsung es el ganador. El smartphone superior en […]

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Top 5 Things to Know about Mexico’s Mobile Users

  1. Higher Smartphone Usage Compared to the U.S., Mexico has a higher percentage of smartphone users than the U.S. by two percent. However, when we compared the amount of tablet usage, Mexico was slightly behind the U.S. by two percent. Overall, Mexico and the U.S. have a very similar form factor with almost no feature phone usage. 2. Samsung Leads Manufacturers With both the top smartphone and tablet usage in Mexico, Samsung is the clear winner. The top smartphone in Mexico is the Galaxy Core II Duos and the top tablet in Mexico is the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. […]

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Recalling Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Not So Easy

Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Update on November 3rd: We now see that users are heeding the recall. Usage for Samsung Note 7 has dropped consistently over the last 3 weeks.  The usage has dropped to 33% of its peak level. After five weeks, traffic has dropped below the September 10th level, when the U.S. Consumer Safety Commission issued a recall notice. Note 7s are still out there being used. Samsung still has work to do to get the Note 7 out of circulation. Samsung has clearly had problems with its Samsung Galaxy Note 7.  On October 11, Samsung announced they were discontinuing the model.  But a recall […]

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