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Unlocked Smartphones Shipments Grew +140% YoY in US in 2015

by Linda Sui | Feb 12, 2016

According to the latest research report from Strategy Analytics Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) services, US Unlocked Smartphone Vendor Share : Q4 2015, US unlocked smartphones shipments grew +140 percent annually in 2015.

In contrast, US total smartphone shipment only grew +7% last year. Unlocked smartphones made up 9% of total smartphone volumes in US in 2015, significantly up from 4% one year ago. Unlocked smartphone is the fast-growing, high-value segment in US smartphone market.

BLU maintained first position and captured 36 percent unlocked smartphone marketshare in US last year. Apple, Motorola, Huawei and LG etc. are among major players in this market.

Our extensive report contains quarterly US unlocked smartphone shipment and market share by 14 OEMs from 2013 through Q4 2015. It also contains US unlocked smartphone forecast from 2012 through 2020.

WSS clients please click here to access the full report.

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