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Samsung wins the gold medal in the 5G smartphone race in 2019

March 6, 2020


As stated by a report by Counterpoint, Samsung claimed 74% of the 5G smartphone sales in the States last year. Although the demand for 5G-capable smartphones was lower than anticipated and represented 1% of total smartphone sales for 2019, Samsung was still able to win the gold in this area.

It took 74% of the 5G smartphone market, while LG won the silver with 15% market share and OnePlus got 11%. Samsung’s most sold 5G phone was the Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, its success is attributed by Counterpoint analysts to the heavy promotion by Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile it received near the end of last year.

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