Mobile phone numbers have always been important to the American way of life, and they remain so even in the digital age.
In fact, the United States has nearly 1.7 billion mobile phone subscribers and more than 1 billion mobile subscribers using cellphones.
In 2017, there were 7.6 million smartphones sold, according to research firm IDC.
More than 1.4 billion smartphones were sold in 2016, and a whopping 933 million mobile phones were sold last year.
The most popular smartphones in 2017 were: Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9: 8.5 million sold (including 1.5 of them in the US) and Samsung Galaxy Tab S2: 6.6 millions sold (excluding the one in Japan).
Apple iPhone 8 Plus: 5.4 million sold, up from 3.3 million sold last time (in December).
Samsung Galaxy Note 9: 4.8 million sold.
Motorola Moto X Style: 3.6 new (including a Moto X4 Pro), up from 2.7 million sold in 2017.
Google Pixel: 1.3 new (excluding a Pixel XL).
LG V30: 1 million sold and the latest version of the V10, up 1.1 million from the previous version.
LG G5: 2.6 thousand units sold (up from 1.2 thousand in 2016), and Huawei Honor 6 Plus: 1,500 units sold.
Sony Xperia XZ: 600 units sold, and the Z2 and Z5 series: 600 sold.
The top smartphone brands: Apple iPhone 7 Plus: 4,000 units sold Samsung Galaxy J7: 2,500 sold Lenovo Lenovo Vibe X3: 600 sales Huawei Honor 7 Pro: 500 units sold OnePlus 3T: 400 units sold HTC One M9: 300 units sold Xiaomi Mi 5X: 250 units sold Nokia 830: 200 units sold Motorola Moto Z Force: 150 units sold Google Pixel XL: 100 units sold Huawei Mate 9: 100 sold Samsung Gear S5: 100 sales Motorola Moto E: 100 Sales and market share The top-selling smartphone brands in the United Kingdom are Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone SE, which together account for almost 7 million smartphones in the UK.
The UK also has the second-most smartphones sold in the world, with more than 2.3 billion smartphones worldwide, according the International Data Corporation.
Samsung Galaxy smartphones are also very popular in the U.S., with almost 2.1 billion sold in 2018, according Toffee.
That’s up from just over 1.9 billion last year, and almost 1 billion last December.
Android is the most used smartphone operating system in the country, with nearly 1 billion devices in the market, according IDC’s latest report on smartphone markets.
According to IDC, Android accounted for 41.9 percent of smartphone market share in 2018.
Android accounted 20.7 percent of total smartphone market in 2018 and 13.6 percent in 2017, according TOffee.
Apple iPhone users make up almost 50 percent of the smartphone market, while the U-shaped smartphone market is dominated by Apple iPhone and Android.
There are over 1 billion iPhone users in the globe, according data provider Sensor Tower, and Apple sold nearly 1 trillion iPhones in 2018 alone.
Apple’s iOS devices account for more than a quarter of all smartphone sales in the continent, according Sensor Tower.
According IDC data, iPhone is the top-performing smartphone in Europe, with about 30 percent market share.
Android in the Americas is the second best-selling mobile operating system, with around 12 percent market shares, followed by Apple’s iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 models.
Google’s Android is second best in Latin America, with almost 15 percent marketshare.
Samsung’s Android devices in Latin American markets are second best, with 11.3 percent market, IDC said.
The fastest growing smartphone brand in the region is Samsung Galaxy brand, with 8.6 per cent market share, according TENAA.
IDC also noted that the fastest-growing smartphone brand is Samsung Electronics brand, which has nearly 4 percent market.
Apple and Samsung share about one in three smartphone market shares in the European Union.
IDCs data shows that more than 90 percent of European smartphone users use iOS devices.
Samsung and Apple also share about 25 percent and 20 percent market-share, respectively.