Smartphone shipments in North America dropped 18 percent in Q1 2019 to a five-year low of 36.4 million units.While the region’s biggest ever recorded fall in smartphone sales is being credited primarily to Apple’s lacklustre performance, the iPhone maker remained the clear leader despite suffering a regional decline of 19%.
Apple continues to dominate the smart watch market, holding onto its sizable lead through the second quarter of Apple Watch shipments.
New data from Canalysis shows that Lenovo took the top spot from Apple in the PC market (desktops, notebooks and tablets) in Q2 2015.
Apple became the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s leading vendor of wearable bands in Q2 2015, according to Canalys estimates. With 4.2 million shipments, it easily overtook Fitbit, Xiaomi and all the smart watch vendors, despite the Apple WatchÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s significantly higher pricing.