counterpoint us smartphone sales continue to slump in q3 apple doing better than expected

Counterpoint released its early Q3 2019 smartphone sales report for the US and the numbers indicate slower sales compared to the same period last year. In August alone smartphone sales dipped by 4% as the market saw 11.3 million units move. The combined values for July and August show an even greater slump to 10%.

As expected Apple was dominant in September with the new iPhone 11 launch posting higher interest than last year’s models. The iPhone 11 Pro Max garnered the highest demand out of the three new iPhones during pre-sales and the opening week period but Counterpoint expects a…