Apple’s iPhone XR is the top-selling phone in 2019

Apple’s iPhone XR is by far the most selling smartphone model in the world. The data released by Counterpoint Research confirms that iPhone XR holds 3% of the global smartphone market.

The device launched in September 2018 has been the top-selling model in every quarter since Q4 of 2018. This one model alone contributed to 25% of Apple sales, making it the top-selling model for the company across the globe. Varun Mishra, Research Analyst at Counterpoint Research said, “Apple also adjusted the price of the iPhone XR in China and several other markets like India, which helped keep demand strong during the quarter.”

The smartphone has outnumbered other popular smartphone models in terms of sales figures. During the Q3 of this year, the top 5 most selling smartphone models include iPhone XR, Samsung Galaxy A10, Samsung Galaxy A50, Oppo A9, and the iPhone 11. Apple has managed to place 2 of its smartphones in the list of top 5 selling smartphones in the world.

iPhone XR’s successor, iPhone 11 might take the position of the top-selling product in 2020. The iPhone 11 is the most loved product from Apple’s 2019 lineup. The device has secured 5th position in top 10 smartphones. The device was launched in September 2019. iPhone 11 entered the list of top 10 smartphones within the first quarter of the launch.

Apple’s pricing strategy seems to have worked for the company. Globally, users prefer purchasing affordable flagship products. iPhone 11 is the cheapest among Apple’s 2019 lineup. The device is available starting at Rs 64,900 in India. HDFC Debit and Credit Card holders can avail a flat discount of Rs 6,000. iPhone 11 accounts for 1.6% of the global iPhone sales.