IPHONE more than twice as popular as Samsung over the holidays, according to Flurry. Metrics are metrics and the devil remains firmly in the analytics, so take these holiday 2016 numbers from Flurry for whatever you think they’re worth: This year, 44% of new phone activations were Apple devices with Samsung seeing 21%. While Samsung is slowly growing in popularity throughout the holiday season, up 1% from last year, Apple devices continue to be the gift to give. Holding the third and fourth positions for activations are Huawei and LG; which is remarkable, as both manufacturers do not have an individual device within the top 35 devices activated. Their high rank is likely due to the fact that they have wide variety of devices and affordable options (hundreds of phablet and medium phones) for consumers to choose from. Perhaps not so surprisingly, missing from this chart is the Google Pixel. With only two devices, the Pixel and Pixel XL, and mixed market reception, Google struggle…

Source: The IPhone Blog

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