The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in each quarter of this year
The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in the third quarter of 2019, meaning it was the best-selling model so far in each quarter of this year.
This is according to this week ‘s Counterpoint Research data . The company indicates that Apple’s iPhone XR has been the most popular model every quarter since the fourth quarter of 2018 worldwide . In particular, it has been the best-selling model globally . As noted in the research, Apple cut the iPhone XR’s price in China in early 2019, which appears to have been a good move for the company.
According to Counterpoint Research’s Market Pulse, the iPhone XR was the best-selling model globally in the third quarter of 2019, gaining a 3% market share. In fact, with the exception of the launch quarter in September 2018, iPhone XR has been the best-selling model globally in every quarter since the fourth quarter of 2018. XR alone contributed more than a quarter of Apple’s total sales during the quarter, making it the best-selling model for society in all regions. The Cupertino giant also lowered the price of the iPhone XR in China and many other markets, which helped keep demand strong during the quarter. The iPhone 11 also made its top 10 debut in the launch quarter.
In the ranking of the 10 best best-selling smartphones in the third quarter we find two iPhones, three low-end Samsung models and a mix of Chinese brands:
- iPhone XR (3% market share)
- Samsung Galaxy A10 (2.6% market share)
- Samsung Galaxy A50 (1.9% market share)
- Oppo A9 (market share of 1.6%)
- iPhone 11 (market share of 1.6%)
- Oppo A5s (1.5% market share)
- Samsung Galaxy A20 (1.4% market share)
- Oppo A5 (market share of 1.3%)
- Xiaomi Redmi 7a (1.2% market share)
- Huawei P30 (1.1% market share)