As mentioned via a document via Counterpoint, Samsung claimed 74% of the 5G smartphone gross sales within the States ultimate 12 months. Although the call for for 5G-capable smartphones was once not up to expected and represented 1% of general smartphone gross sales for 2019, Samsung was once nonetheless in a position to win the gold on this house.
Source – Counterpoint Research – Monthly Smartphone Model Sales Tracker
It took 74% of the 5G smartphone marketplace, whilst LG received the silver with 15% marketplace proportion and OnePlus were given 11%. Samsung’s maximum offered 5G telephone was once the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, its good fortune is attributed via Counterpoint analysts to the heavy promotion via Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile it gained close to the top of ultimate 12 months. The 2d 5G telephone launched via Samsung was once the Samsung S10 5G.
LG’s simplest contender was once the LG V50, as the one instrument from the corporate able to 5G connection. The OnePlus 7 Pro 5G was once the highest vendor for OnePlus.
Counterpoint expects that 2020 will display an building up in 5G-enabled smartphone call for. Analyst Maurice Klaehne states that robust gives and gross sales are anticipated via carriers for 2020, ultimately expanding 5G adoption. The estimated enlargement would even be powered via the discharge of 5G iPhones later this 12 months.