These are 10 best-selling smartphones in world; Apple, Samsung dominate; Xiaomi makes it to list too
Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the global smartphone market with a combined total of nine smartphones in the 10 best-selling smartphones of 2019.
Apple and Samsung continue to dominate the global smartphone market with a combined total of nine smartphones in the 10 best-selling smartphones of 2019. Apple grabbed the first two spots on the list followed by Samsung in the next three. The tech giant had as many as five smartphones in the top 10 while the South Korean electronics manufacturer grabbed four spots. The only other company to make the list is China's Xiaomi with the Redmi Note 7 that sold 16.4 million units in 2019.
The iPhone XR was the world’s most popular smartphone in 2019, extending Apple’s record of perennially offering the market’s top-selling product. According to Omdia’s Smartphone Model Market Tracker report, Apple shipped 46.3 million iPhone XR smartphones last year, more than doubling the 23.1 million units in 2018.
Despite this, Apple's total shipments have declined for two straight years, dropping by 5.1 percent in 2018 and by 4.6 percent in 2019. The Samsung smartphones to feature in top five are - Galaxy A10, Galaxy A50, and the Galaxy A20 that sold 30.3 million, 24.2 million, and 23.1 million units, respectively.
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Here is the full list of 10 best-selling smartphones in world -
1. Apple iPhone XR
2. Apple iPhone 11
3. Samsung Galaxy A10
4. Samsung Galaxy A50
5. Samsung Galaxy A20
6. Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
7. Apple iPhone 8
8. Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
9. Apple iPhone 11
10. Samsung Galaxy J2 Core
The report says that since 5G is soon going to become the standard wireless connection, about 14.7 million 5G equipped phones were also sold in 2019, amounting to 1.1 percent of the total sales in the year.
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