Some Android Phones Have Been Rewarded as The Best Ones in The Third Quarter of 2019
Counterpoint Research has revealed its checklist of the best-selling smartphones of Q3 2019, and Apple has come out on high for the quarter. The iPhone XR led the best way, accounting for 3% of sales throughout this era. In actual fact, Counterpoint says that aside from its launch quarter (Q3 2018), it’s been the highest smartphone globally in each quarter to this point. Apple additionally made a look within the quantity five spot, with its iPhone 11 accounting for 1.6% of sales.
Samsung put in a robust efficiency, too, with its Galaxy A10 in second place (2.6%) and the most well-liked Android phone in Q3 2019. This wasn’t the one Samsung machine within the high ten, with the Galaxy A50 (third) and Galaxy A20 (seventh) raking within the gross sales too. All of it means that the agency’s resolution to refocus on the finances phase is meeting off, Galaxy A10 being the cheapest system in its new A-series.
Oppo was one other shock performer on this quarter, with the Oppo A9 in 4th place, the Oppo A5 in 6th place, and the Oppo A5s in 8th place. It’s attention-grabbing to notice that the Huawei P30 was the one Android flagship within the prime ten (and the one Huawei phone), with the likes of Samsung and Oppo solely bringing finances wares to the table. Counterpoint has a piece of evidence for the poor Android flagship illustration.
The monitoring agency says the mixed gross sales of the highest ten fashions elevated 9% year on year in comparison with the mixed sales of Q3 2018’s high ten telephones. However, the mixed-income fell 30% year on year, as individuals opted for budget phones over flagship phones. Moreover, the monitoring agency says there have been five flagship phones within the prime ten a year in the past, in comparison with simply three now.
The development in the direction of funds telephones isn’t stunning both, as a flood of traditionally premium options make their option to cheaper phones. Between triple cameras (and even quad shooters), in-show fingerprint sensors, and OLED screens, you could possibly even argue that 2019 was essentially the most spectacular year but for reasonable phones. Issues are solely going to select up steam in 2020, as 5G dips under the flagship section for the first time.