US Smart Speaker Market in Q1 2018
Amazon and Google are Leading the US Smart Speaker Market in Q1 2018 while Apple is in the fourth spot. Strategy Analytics says Google and Amazon acquired a 70% share of the US Smart Speaker shipments in the first quarter of 2018, whereas Apple sold 600,000 Home Pods. The Global Smart Speaker shipments reached 9.2M units in the first quarter.
Amazon shipped an impressive 4M Smart Speakers with an impressive 43.6% market share. Whereas Google sold 2.4M Smart Speakers with 26.5% of the market share. Apple became the fourth largest Smart Speaker in the US by 6% market share and sold600,000 Home Pods.
- Apple HomePod debuts in the U.S. with a 6.1% market share after just four months in the market.
- Google Home market share rose to 26.5% in the first five months of 2018.
Apple, Google, and Amazon acquired over 76% of the market share in the US Smart Speaker Market in Q1 2018.