The Samsung Galaxy A51 was the 2nd most popular smartphone in Q1 2020 with shipments of 6.8 million units. So in the first quarter of 2020 Apple managed to sell around 19.5 million units of its most affordable new phone.
It seems like Samsung's new S20 series of smartphones are not doing so well, where they lag behind their very own A10s and their competition which include the iPhone 11 Pro series. The data indicates that iPhone 11 was the leading model across the globe with over 19.5 million sold units during Q1 2020.
"Apple's success is the result of its strategy to offer relatively few models", Hong added.
Discuss on our Facebook page HERE. Interestingly, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max sit in 8th and 6th position respectively. This will be 13 percent less than what is produced during the same period a year ago and 5 percent lower from the previous quarter. Meanwhile, iPhone XR is now in fourth place with 4.7 Million units shipped in Q1 2020. When unveiling the latest iPhone 11 Pro, for example, Apple showed off a novel feature from FiLMiC Pro that enables users to record "multi-cam" video from the handset's front and rear cameras, a good solution for documentaries.
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This time past year, an Apple iPhone was the top smartphone in the world, with a Samsung Galaxy model in second place.
The data provided by Omdia highlights smartphone sales across the globe during the first quarter of this year.
The worldwide smartphone market has evolved over the years. Samsung is launching and selling 5G smartphones in most regions where 5G services and networks are available, i.e., the United States, Europe and some parts of Asia.
Overall, the data provided by Omdia displays that Apple evidently dominated the smartphone market the coronavirus pandemic for the entire mobile industry. This is also linked to the ongoing pandemic that disrupts production in many countries.