21 October 2013 | Category: Electronics
A new report suggests that Apple has outsold Samsung for the first time in six months.
The data from Counterpoint Research group shows that Apple sold just under 5 million iPhones in September fuelled by the release of its 5S and 5C models that went on sale on the 20th September.
Individually the iPhone 5S (which is the more expensive model of the Apple phones) was first, the Samsung S4 was second and the iPhone 5C third. Sales of iPhones had dipped during the middle of the year in anticipation of the new phones.
The report as shows that of the estimated 68m smartphones sold in the US between April - September, 60% were produced by either Samsung or Apple highlighting there dominance in the market.