Apple continues to steer the “world best-selling smartphone record,” in response to new information from Counterpoint Research. In keeping with information for the month of April, Apple took the highest 4 spots and 5 of the highest 10 spots. In complete, the “prime 10 fashions captured 21% of the full smartphone market.”
The iPhone 13 stays the best-selling world smartphone, accounting for five.5% of complete smartphone gross sales for the month of April. The most costly iPhone mannequin available on the market, the iPhone 13 Professional Max, got here in because the runner up with 3.4% of the full gross sales.
The iPhone 13 Professional and iPhone 12 rounded out Apple’s prime 4 positioning with 1.8% and 1.6% of gross sales, respectively. Samsung locked within the fifth and sixth laces, whereas the iPhone SE (2022) secured seventh place.
The month’s best-sellers record noticed a rise within the variety of 5G-enabled smartphones, rising to a brand new excessive of seven fashions and up from 4 in the identical month final yr. The 5G smartphones on the record signify a 3rd of the full 5G smartphone gross sales. 5G functionality has change into a typical providing in flagships and its presence is rising in lower cost bands as effectively.
For the iPhone particularly, Counterpoint had a number of particular particulars to share:
- iPhone 12 gross sales had been pushed by elevated gross sales in Japan and India
- The iPhone SE 2022 noticed triple-digit month-on-month development, once more pushed by Japan the place it captured 18% of smartphone gross sales for the month.
- The non-Professional iPhone 13 “has maintained a lead each month since launch,” not like final yr’s iPhone 12.
The complete report from Counterpoint Research is value a learn and consists of some particulars on the broader smartphone market and different producers.
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