Samsung loses market share ground to Apple in Japan

Japanese mobile market sees Apple claw back some market share, with Samsung losing some ground.

@anthony256
Published Mon, Nov 25 2013 1:33 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Samsung seems to be struggling in Japan against its biggest rival, Apple. The Korea Herald reports that Samsung's share in the Japanese smartphone space dropped again last quarter, which makes four quarters in a row of decline.

Samsung loses market share ground to Apple in Japan | TweakTown.com

In the last quarter, Samsung sold just one million u nits, while Apple sold close to four times that. Rewinding back twelve months, Samsung was pushing around 1.9 million units a quarter, but each quarter it has dropped significantly. The South Korean electronics giant is now placed fourth in the Japanese market, with Sony coming in second. Apple is currently holding the number one spot in the market.

NEWS SOURCE:electronista.com

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