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iPhone 12 overtakes Samsung as world’s biggest smartphone seller



Apple overtakes Samsung as world's biggest smartphone seller

New analysis from Gartner signifies the iPhone 12 overtakes Samsung helped Apple promote greater than 80 million models in This autumn 2020, making it the world’s greatest smartphone vendor.

As reported by The Monetary Occasions:

The launch of the 5G variant of the iPhone has propelled Apple to the highest of the worldwide smartphone makers’ rankings for the primary time in 5 years, bucking the broader slowdown in handset gross sales through the pandemic.

In line with the analysis agency Gartner, Apple offered nearly 80m telephones within the ultimate three months of 2020 following the launch of the Apple iPhone 12, overtaking Samsung to change into the world’s largest smartphone maker for the primary time since 2016.

Apple overtakes Samsung as world's biggest smartphone seller

The report notes Huawei noticed a pointy decline in gross sales of 41% through the quarter, falling behind Xiaomi and Oppo because the fifth largest handset maker.

Apple analyst at Gartner Annette Zimmerman says the rise in Apple gross sales (some 15%) reveals 5G within the iPhone 12 triggered an iPhone improve super-cycle.

The report displays related numbers from Canalys final month, from that report:

New analysis signifies that Apple shipped some 82 million iPhones in This autumn of 2020, pushing it to change into the world’s primary smartphone vendor.

In line with Canalys:

In This autumn 2020 iPhone 12 overtakes Samsung, worldwide smartphone shipments reached 359.6 million models, a small decline of two% year-on-year. Apple shipped its most iPhones ever in a single quarter, at 81.8 million models, up 4% in opposition to the earlier 12 months. Samsung took second place, delivery 62.0 million models for a -12% decline.

Over the 12 months Samsung seems to have held on to the primary spot, however This autumn was a runaway victory for Apple.


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