Apple is a company that is well known for quality products. Its iPhones are the most-talked and most-wanted smartphones in the world, credit new features it introduces every time a new model is launched. It is undoubtedly the first choice for tech-savvy people because of its technical skills. Perhaps this is why the iPhone 11 captured the majority of the world’s market share in 2019 in less than four months of its launch. The handset was ranked the second best selling phone globally last year. The smartphone accounted for 2.1 percent share of the world’s market. The device was released by Apple on September 20, 2019.
Of the top 10 best-selling phones, Apple has its six products in the lineup. The iPhone maker is followed by South Korean giant Samsung. The company’s three models have made it to the top 10 list. All the three devices are from its A series. Apple’s iPhone XR was the top-selling model globally in 2019. It captured a 3 percent market share. Besides, it was also the only model to witness double-digit market share in any region. It reported a double-digit market share in the NAM region which covers the US and Canada. The company shipped nearly 46.3 million iPhone XR smartphones, almost doubling from 23.1 million units in 2018.
The top 10 smartphone models captured nearly 15 percent of global sales. From Samsung, the mid-range A series invited good business for the company. The decision to revamp A series helped the company to capture the market. Chinese smartphone maker Oppo with its A5 smartphone replaced Xiaomi in the top 10 best-selling list. Xiaomi was among the top 10 list in 2018. Unfortunately, Huawei had no models in the top 10 list. The Chinese giant couldn’t make it to the list despite being the second-largest player in the global smartphone sales. Meanwhile, 5G handsets contributed only 1 percent of sales in 2019. Notably, there were no 5G models among the top 10.