Samsung’s Galaxy A12 was once the sector’s best-selling smartphone in 2021, analysis company Omdia studies. The entry-level smartphone bought a whopping 51.8 million devices remaining yr. The tool had a median promoting value (ASP) of $160.
As same old, the best-selling smartphone chart for 2021 is ruled via iPhones. As many as seven iPhones made it into the highest ten. That’s two greater than 2020. Those two spots have been occupied via Samsung telephones remaining yr. This yr, Samsung had just one extra tool within the best ten — the Galaxy A02 on the 10th spot. It bought 18.3 million devices at an ASP of $138.
The Redmi 9A is the one different Android smartphone in this checklist, that includes on the 5th spot sandwiched between a host of iPhones. This Xiaomi smartphone is the most cost effective at the checklist, having an ASP of simply $78. It bought 26.8 million devices remaining yr. So the Galaxy A12 bought greater than the following two best-selling Android smartphones mixed in 2021.
As for iPhones, we now have the iPhone 12 on the best, adopted via the iPhone 13 and iPhone 11 — a 2019 fashion. The different 4 best-selling iPhone fashions are the iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro, in that order. The general gross sales quantity of those seven iPhones is over 200 million devices. Unsurprisingly, the iPhone 13 Pro Max had the perfect ASP of $1,324.
Androids can’t get close to iPhones within the top rate marketplace
As you’ll see within the connected chart underneath, the seven most-popular iPhones in 2021 all had an ASP of greater than $600. This displays Apple’s dominance within the top rate smartphone marketplace. Android producers can’t get close to the Cupertino-based large. Even 2019 iPhone fashions are out-selling the newest Android flagships.
“Apple’s dominance within the top rate marketplace is getting more potent, as customers’ call for for top rate smartphones has greater because the pandemic state of affairs has eased,” said Jusy Hong, Senior Research Manager at Omdia.
Samsung, the sector’s biggest smartphone maker, didn’t have its perfect yr within the flagship marketplace in 2021. Things are taking a look somewhat brighter for the Korean large this yr. The Galaxy S22 sequence is seeing an awesome call for in its early days. The Galaxy S22 Ultra — or will have to we are saying Galaxy ‘Note’ 22 — is the best-selling fashion because of its local S Pen give a boost to, which caters to these Note enthusiasts who have been overlooked via Samsung remaining yr.
By the appearance of it, if any Android flagship could make it into the highest ten best-selling smartphones of 2022, then it’s the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. Time will inform.