The latest figures from analyst Mike Walkley form Canaccord Genuity show that the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Nokia Lumia 1020 were selling well, last month. The iPhone 5 is still thriving while BlackBerry Sales are not doing well.
Samsung Galaxy S4 Rules High-End Smartphone Universe.
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 was the number one top selling phone at U.S. carriers including Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T. Samsung reduced prices through June, July and August and combined with aggressive marketing put pressure on other smartphone sales.
"We anticipate continued high-end share gains for the Galaxy S4 versus the competition ahead of the iPhone products, expected to ship later this month" write Walkley.
iPhone 5 Steady & Ready.
Apple's iPhone 5 still showed steady sales in August and predicts a strong ongoing demand for "the more affordable iPhone" (iPhone 5C).
Nokia Lumia 1020 Not Shy for the Camera Fans - Cheap Lumias Sell.
His surveys showed positive sales rep reviews and decent sales for the Nokia Lumia 1020 at AT&T. Windows Phone sales are gradually improving all over the world due to strong sales of the Nokia Lumia 520 and other mid-low range Nokia Lumia models.
The Nokia Lumia 521 sales were solid in emerging markets including Russia but all in the the United States and United Kingdom.
Don't Buy BlackBerry Sell
BlackBerry sales however are "very soft" and "weak." He was surprised at the weak BlackBerry Q10 sales. BackBerry Z10 and Q10 sales were "lacked consumer interest." He maintained a sell at the $8.00 price point.
HTC Has Troubled Calculations
Walkley also lowered sales projections for HTC from 6 million down to 5 million in the third quarter.