Apple has reached pole position as shares of the smartphone market in the last quarter, boosted by the iPhone 11 series which has exceeded analysts' expectations. The site PatentlyApple, citing IDC data, he points out a different interesting data relating to the tablet sector, with an increase for Apple of 22% year on year, while Samsung records a decrease of 7.4% and Huawei of 2.8%.
The new version of iPad presented in September represented almost 65% of Apple tablet shipments, allowing the company to gain the 36.5% share compared to 29.6% in the same period last year.
IDC's first chart highlights year-over-year growth in Q42019; the second graph highlights the total shipments, with the comparison year on year. Overall – as we explained here – the company reported quarterly revenue of $ 91.8 billion, an increase of 9 percent over last year's quarter and an all-time high. International sales accounted for 61 percent of quarterly revenue.
In presenting the fiscal results, CEO Tim Cook said: “During the Christmas quarter, our active installed device base grew in each of our geographic segments and has now reached over 1.5 billion units. We consider it a fact that demonstrates the satisfaction, involvement and loyalty of our customers – as well as a great engine for our growth in all sectors ".