iPhonecellular phone made by AppleX was the bestselling smart-phone globally in Mar., followed by the iPhone 8 Plus and first-timer Xiaomi Redmi 5A to round off the top 3 bestselling devices, a new report told on Friday.
According to Counterpoint`s Market Pulse Apr. Edition, Apple`s iPhone X (3.4 percent market share) dominated the whole first quarter in 2018 to be the top smartphone.
iPhone 8 Plus garnered 2.3 percent market share and Xiaomi`s Redmi 5A captured 1.8 percent.
Alternate Title: iPhone X Bestselling Smartphone in March, Xiaomi Redmi 5A
"Xiaomi`s Redmi 5A became the bestselling Android smartphone in Mar., a first for Xiaomi.Redmi 5A was also the third overall best-selling smartphone model in Mar.," said the report.
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Oppo`s mid-segment smartphone A83 captured the 4th spot in the global bestselling model list.
The Samsung(samsung.com) Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models pushed the company`s position in the bestselling model list in Mar., capturing fifth and sixth spots respectively.
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"Samsung Galaxy S9 series helped increase the company`s share in the ultra-premium segment.
SamsungTechnology companydoubled its share in the premium-tier ($600-800), but faced tough competition in the mid and low-tier segments from Chinese OEMs (Oppo, Vivo, Huawei, Xiaomi)," the report noted.
Xiaomi, Samsung, and Huawei`s Honor brand helped drive the uptick in the $100-199 price band volume, in various markets including India and South-East Asia.
"These three brands captured almost half the $100-199 price band.We will likely see an uptick in mid-tier price band share behind a marketing push from Oppo, Vivo, Huawei(huawei.com) in their home market" said the report.