By Giacomo Martiradonna Wednesday 26 February 2020
Now that the past year has ended, time for budgets. It turns out that the most popular Apple phone of 2019 was iPhone XR.
The numbers are clear, and although they do not officially come from Cupertino (but from a research company, Omdia), they reveal that during 2019 Apple delivered a gigantic number of iPhone XR.
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Overall, Apple would deliver the beauty of 46.3 million iPhone XRs from January to December 2019; a quantity more than double compared to 23.1 million in 2018 and equal to 9 million units more than the iPhone 11 in 2019. Figures frankly surprising, given that we are talking about a product launched over 15 months ago.
After iPhone 11 and iPhone XR, we find the Galaxy A10 in third position with 30.3 million units delivered; then follow the Samsung A50, the Samsung A20 and iPhone 11 Pro Max respectively in fourth, fifth and sixth position. The Galaxy S10 – which is absurd but not so much – does not even appear.
"Apple is consistently pursuing first and second positions in the global smartphone delivery schedule; the company has been in a dominant position for over 5 consecutive years," said Jusy Hong, head of Research and Analysis of the smartphone section at Omdia. "Apple's continued dominance on this front is even more remarkable if we consider that Apple's price hike caused a decline in iPhone deliveries last year. By limiting the number of models it offers compared to its competitors, Apple has been in able to concentrate its sales on a few highly successful smartphones, such as iPhone XR. "
And in fact, if you think about it, it makes sense from a user-side investment perspective. Although somewhat dated, iPhone XR can count on a performant A12 processor and on the modernity of Face IDall at bargain prices. If in fact in the Apple Stores it is still marketed starting from 739, on Amazon it is now located at very tasty prices.
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