Apple iPhone X tops sales smartphone chart in Q1 2018
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Apple was evaluated for redeeming the most expensive Apple iphone x smartphones, but that didn’t stop the latter taking the number one spot for the world best-selling smartphone for Q1 2018.
The BIS (business information company) said that Apple’s iPhone X was the market leader, with 12.7 million units shipped in the quarter, followed by the iPhone 8, which sold 8.5m units, and the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus which sold 8.3m.
Top ten phones in Q1 2018:
1 iPhone X
2 iPhone 8
3 Galaxy Grand Prime Plus
4 iPhone 8 Plus
5 Galaxy S9 Plus
6 Galaxy On5 (2016)
7 Galaxy S9
8 iPhone 7
9 iPhone 6
10 Galaxy J7
The global market saw Three hundred forty five point five (345.5) million units shipped in the first quarter of 2018. The top ten important models were all from Apple or Samsung.
Apple and Samsung preserved the same position as previous year replacing existing models with the newest replicas from this year.”
Apple has secured the 1st and 2nd grade for the most-shipped smartphone model for many years,” said Jusy Hong, director of user devices, for IHS Markit. “The iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 ranked 1st and 2nd in the first quarter last year.
While the Apple’s newest model shipment volume declined. Hong said, the company declared good rates in the first quarter, mainly because of rate rises in the iPhone 8 series and the super-premium price of the iPhone X.
The large number of sale-priced iPhone replicas is on the rise, which means Apple is selling more older replicas. To increase the share of its latest models in the total iPhone sales volume, Apple is likely to grow its iPhone X form factor to new three new models, which are estimated to launch in the second half of this year, including two models with AMOLED displays and one with an LCD panel.
Hong said, manufacturers are keen on displays, because they are a noticeable upgrade that can be easily monetized with consumers. These upgrades will also rise Apple’s share of new models this year.”
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