Apple nearly doubled its sales of its smartphones in September , reports CNN Money , citing a study Counterpoint. Now the share of iPhone sales in the U.S. market of “smart” phones is 39 % (compared to 17% in August).
The share of Samsung declined to 29% ( against 37 % in August). As the director of research at Counterpoint Tom Kahn, “bestseller” September was the iPhone 5s flagship model, the second top selling smartphone is the Samsung Galaxy S4, and the third place was taken by another new Apple iPhone 5c.
“Despite the limited presence in stores iPhone 5s almost instantly became the most popular smartphone in the U.S. – said Tom Kang . – The main reason for the sharp increase in sales of the device is to a large audience of iPhone owners in the U.S. – many users of upgrade phones . “
On September 18, apple made the iOs 7 to be had to the general public, and on September 20, gross sales of the brand new iPhone s rolled up.