Even though the iPhone X is known as one of the priciest smartphones this 2018, it was still regarded as the best selling smartphone. The report came from Strategy Analytics.
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- Smartphones with iPhone X-like Notch
The report stated that Apple managed to sell around 16 million units of iPhone X in the first quarter of 2018 along with 3 other Apple smartphones which also ranked in the top 4. These devices are the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone 7.
A Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics, Juha Winter, also mentioned the following words,
“We estimate the Apple iPhone X shipped 16.0 million units and captured 5 percent market share worldwide in Q1 2018. For the second quarter running, the iPhone X remains the world’s most popular smartphone model overall. Apple has now shifted almost 50 million iPhone X units worldwide since commercial launch in November 2017. The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus shipped 12.5 and 8.3 million units, respectively, for the second and third place. The previous-generation iPhone 7 shipped a respectable 5.6 million units for fourth place. Combined together, Apple today accounts for four of the world’s six most popular smartphone models”
Other smartphone brands were able to be a part of the list. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A took fifth place therefore being the the best-selling Android phone for this year. After the Redmi 5A is the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus.