With over 50% of the market, in keeping with Counterpoint Research, Apple pretty much dominates the smartphone segment within the U.S. In second place is Samsung, which has roughly 30% market share. These numbers, nonetheless, do not appear to trouble Pei. In his interview with CNBC, Pei revealed his company’s intention to problem the dominance of the iPhone within the U.S. market. Pei stopped in need of revealing how he plans to do that, and the way quickly he expects this to occur. While there is no such thing as a denying that Pei’s activity sounds near-insurmountable proper now, this can be a battle that Pei is keen to wage.
One of the explanations for Pei to take this activity is his considerations in regards to the persevering with dominance of Apple within the U.S. Pei says he’s nervous that Apple might find yourself gobbling up 80% of the smartphone market within the U.S. — turning it right into a monopoly. In truth, he believes that Apple has been pretty profitable at that, given the sturdy lock-in it enjoys amongst iOS customers.
The CNBC report additionally explains why Nothing didn’t launch the Nothing Phone (1) within the U.S. area. According to Pei, for a company nonetheless within the startup section, it was troublesome for them to deal with the distinctive provider customizations and technical assist features that wanted to be addressed earlier than launching the cellphone. Pei, nonetheless, revealed that his company has begun speaking to a number of carriers within the U.S. — which ought to open up the potential for a Nothing Phone formally making it to the U.S. within the close to future.