iPhone 12 collection smartphones (12, 12 Professional and 12 Professional Max) have contributed the utmost within the gross sales of Apple’s telephones (as much as 71 p.c) for the month of January, because the tech big grabbed six locations within the world prime 10 best-selling smartphones checklist.
In accordance with Counterpoint Analysis`s `Market Pulse` report, the Apple iPhone 12 led the checklist adopted by the iPhone 12 Professional and iPhone 12 Professional Max.
There was a pent-up demand for 5G upgrades throughout the iOS base which, together with sturdy provider promotions, resulted in strong gross sales for the iPhone 12 collection.
“Besides, Apple launched the new iPhone series later than the usual date, resulting in strong demand for these models spilling over into January,” the report stated late on Saturday.
Practically one-third of Apple’s gross sales for the iPhone 12 collection got here from the US on account of sturdy provider promotions and 5G demand.
“The iPhone 12 Pro Max was the top-selling model in the US, as consumers preferred the high-end version. Old models iPhone SE 2020 and iPhone 11 also continued to do well,” the report talked about.
The iPhone 12 mini made it to the highest 10 checklist, trailing the opposite iPhone 12 collection fashions in addition to the iPhone 11.
“The iPhone 12 mini, which offers specs similar to that of the iPhone 12 at a lower price, failed to attract buyers because of a smaller display and lower battery capacity”.
The sub-$150 gadgets Redmi 9A and Redmi 9 managed to seize fifth and sixth spots, respectively, in January.
These smartphones collectively contributed a 25 p.c share to Xiaomi`s complete gross sales for the month which is step by step increasing its share within the Center East and Africa (MEA) area.
Samsung`s Galaxy A21s managed to take care of its place within the prime 10 checklist.
The Galaxy A31, the opposite Samsung mannequin within the prime 10, entered the checklist for the primary time.
“Samsung is aggressively promoting the Galaxy A series. It comes with a premium design, fresh colours and latest specs at affordable prices,” the report famous.
By means of the A-series, Samsung can also be seeking to appeal to the customers of Honor gadgets.