IDC Stories May 1

Quarter over quarter, Apple dominates the tablet market with the iPad. According to a preliminary report by IDC, the company has a 31.7% of market share in this segment, followed by Samsung with 20.0% only. This data represents the months of January, February, and March.

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IDC Stories March 29

After the iPhone 12 launch, Apple saw double-digit growth in Q4 2020 in Gulf countries, which includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. This is according to new data from IDC.

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IDC Stories September 12, 2019

Apple’s iPad shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) have held steady in a declining tablet market, seeing the company substantially grow its market share at a time when most companies are experiencing large falls in their sales.

Year-on-year shipments of iPads in the second quarter of the year grew very slightly at a time when the tablet market as a whole slumped by 11.7%…

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IDC Stories February 11, 2019

Apple revealed in its holiday quarter earnings call that it was poor iPhone sales in China that led it to miss its original guidance so dramatically.

IDC has now estimated the scale of the problem in China, suggesting that iPhone sales fell at twice the rate of the smartphone market as a whole …

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IDC Stories November 2, 2018

Apple yesterday announced that it sold 46.89M iPhones in the previous quarter. The company’s staggered iPhone releases both this year and last make comparisons tricky, but the bottom line was slight growth of 0.5%. IDC data now puts that number into perspective.

The firm says that global smartphone shipments fell by a full 6% in Q3 (Apple’s fiscal Q4) …

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IDC Stories October 16, 2017

IDC has predicted that Chinese brand Huawei will overtake Apple in global market share either this year or next.

Huawei is already nipping at Apple’s heels, with an 11.3% share against Apple’s 12% – and IDC believes that a new AI chipset could boost sales of the Chinese brand enough to take the iPhone maker’s current second place in the rankings …

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