The smartphone Sector saw a Decrease in the past year.
Smartphone firms had a fantastic first half 2018 and some were able to strike peaks, but the second half of the year was the exact opposite for the business. Due to the international economic slowdown, people refrained from purchasing new smartphone and producers had to adapt to the decrease demand. Even Apple went for cost corrections with the iPhone to help generate interest from the smartphone. Now, Counterpoint Research has released a list of the top-selling smartphones of 2018, worldwide, and we have some surprising versions on the list, like the iPhone X.
As we said, Counterpoint has generated a list of bestselling smartphones worldwide in 2018, providing us a glimpse of what individuals throughout the planet bought last year. Especially, there are six smartphones from Apple on the top ten record which is interesting considering the high cost of these smartphones. Apple had earlier this week mentioned that price corrections helped it get improved outcomes in India and China at Q1 2019.
The comparatively older iPhone 7 remains on the list and handles to bag the fourth spot right behind the iPhone 8 Plus. Apple makes an appearance back on the listing with the more recent iPhone XS Max and also the iPhone XR in the seventh and eighth spot respectively.
Xiaomi additionally makes it into the listing with all the Redmi 5A in the fifth place.
Counterpoint additionally revealed that a list of the top 10 smartphones in China which is completely different from the global list. The China list only has two mobiles from Apple but is dominated by Oppo tablets. The Oppo R15 tops the list followed by the iPhone X and also the Oppo A5. Oppo has 5 smartphones on the list followed by Vivo and Apple having two spots each.