According to a new Strategy Analytics report, Apple's flagship iPhone X was the world's best-selling smartphe model in the first quarter with 16 milli units sold in the world, followed by iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. ] The estimates further demystify the idea that the iPhone X was a "flop" or a "failure", a theory advanced by some analysts before the report Apple's profits for the secd fiscal quarter 2018. In additi, the first four models in the iPhone, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus occupy the secd and third place in terms of shipping volume and market share.
The report also reveals that 345 milli smartphes were sold worldwide in the first quarter. The best Android models were the Xiaomi Redmi 5A and the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus.
Apple does not publish a sales figure individual iPhone sales, but the company said this week that it sold 52.2 milli iPhones and that the iPhone X sold the largest number of units of all iPhone models during the quarter.
"Customers chose the iPhone X more than any other iPhone every week in the March quarter, just as they did after its launch in the December quarter," he said. said CEO Tim Cook. "Since we split the line with the launch of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in 2014, it's the first cycle in which the high-end iPhone model has also been the most popular."
This correspds to the observatis of Strategy Analytics "Apple has now moved nearly 50 milli iPhone X units worldwide since its commercial launch in November 2017. The Apple iPhone 8 and the iPhone 8 Plus delivered respectively 12.5 and 8.3 milli units for secd and third places, "said Juha Winter. , Senior Analyst for Strategy Analytics. "The previous generati iPhone 7 shipped 5.6 milli respectable units for fourth place. Today, Apple represents four of the world's six most popular smartphe models."
Just behind the iPhone 7 was the Redmi 5A, a smartphe entry for first-time buyers, followed by the Galaxy S9 Plus with 5.3 milli units sold.
It's important to note that Galaxy S9 Plus was released just three weeks before the end of the first quarter, so it's impressive that this is this list.