Every year statistics are given of what were the best selling cell phones in the world, and generally the competition for the first place in the last time has been between Apple and Samsung, and getting into Huawei sticks, especially for the number of devices that It sells in China.
Updated to February 25, 2020, the Omdia analysis firm, gave details of the mobile phones that people bought most in 2019, in figures that are still valid and the winner was: the iPhone XR.
Yes, because this model got 9 million more units of sale than the next best-selling iPhone model, which was the iPhone 11.
According to the Omdia's Smartphone Model Market Tracker report, Apple sent 46.3 million iPhone XR units during 2019. That's more than double the 23.1 million units shipped during 2018, the data indicates. Meanwhile, iPhone 11 shipments reached 37.3 million units during the year.
"Apple has always had first and second place in the world ranking of smart phone model shipping, and the company has maintained this dominant position for more than five consecutive years," said Jusy Hong, director of telephone research and analysis. smart in Omdia. The company's continued dominance on this front is even more notable when considering that Apple's price increases caused overall iPhone shipments to decrease last year. By limiting the number of models it offers compared to its main competitors, Apple has been able to concentrate its sales on some smart phones that have great appeal, such as the iPhone XR. ”
If Apple represents the first and second place, Samsung completed the top 5 with the Galaxy A10, Galaxy A50 and Galaxy A20. The iPhone 11 Pro Max was the sixth most popular smart phone with 17.6 million shipments, followed by the iPhone 8 with 17.4 million.
"The best Samsung models in 2019 were the A series and the J series, which are medium and low price models," said Gerrit Schneeman, senior smart phone analyst for Omdia. Samsung in 2019 greatly increased the amount of variants of its flagship model by presenting low-priced models, along with 5G smart phones. Omdia believes shipments are dispersed among variants, preventing the Galaxy S10 from achieving higher total shipments. ”
Meanwhile, the only model of another brand that got into the sales ranking was the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, which came eighth, with 16.4 million units sold.