With 2020 coming to an end, it has now been revealed that smartphones falling in the mid-range have attracted more people, especially Apple’s affordable one -- the iPhone XR. According to a report by Counterpoint Research, the iPhone XR was the most popular smartphone in Q3, 2019. Here’s what all smartphones that followed:
iPhone XR was the top-selling phone
The report suggests that the iPhone XR had a market share of 3% globally in Q3, 2019. The smartphone has been the top-selling smartphone since Q4, 2018.
In addition to this, the iPhone XR was responsible for around one-quarter of the total Apple sales during the quarter, becoming the best-selling one.
While the iPhone XR tops the list, the one on the second position is the Samsung Galaxy A10 (2.6%) and the Galaxy A50 (1.9%) at the third spot. This is followed by the OPPO A9 (1.6%) in the fourth place, the iPhone 11 (1.6%) in the fifth place, the OPPO A5s (1.5%) on the sixth spot, and the Galaxy A20 (1.4%) at the seventh position.
The OPPO A5 (1.3%) is placed in the eighth position, Xiaomi Redmi 7A (1.2%) at ninth, and the Huawei P30 (1.1%) in the 10th position.
It is suggested that the mid-range is gaining more popularity as smartphones in the segment are coming with high-end features.
However, the overall global handset profits declined 11% YoY during Q3 2019.