The results contrast significantly with Samsung8217;s recent admittance that Galaxy S9 sales haven8217;t been all that stellar (described as 8220;slow8221😉 due to a tough premium phone market.
Huawei8217;s UK market share has improved significantly at the same time according to one analyst 8211; Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reckons the P20 and P20 Pro have helped it from 2.7 percent to 13.7 percent 8211; a significant increase. Indeed, IDC figures show Huawei is now the world8217;s second-biggest smartphone manufacturer after Samsung, with Apple in third place.
So it seems Samsung8217;s Galaxy S9 faced an assault from both above with the iPhone X and below with the P20.
According to Juniper Research, Apple Pay will fulfil more than half of mobile contactless payments by 2020 because of its current trajectory. And mobile contactless payments will make up around 15 percent of the total of contactless payments in the same year.
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