The iPhone 12 managed to snatch the best position according to the Counterpoint Research report. Apple iPhone 12 series was launched late in the year then also it becomes the highest-selling 5G phone. It was found to be the best-selling 5G smartphone by a report published by CounterPoint research. The iPhone 12 was an iPhone 12 Pro were made available much earlier than the iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 Mini.
The iPhone 12 manage to become the best selling 5G smartphone in October. It was also the best selling 5G device from January to October. The arrival of these phones raised September’s best selling 5G smartphone and Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G to the third position in October. The demand for 5G devices in the iOS ecosystem was seen as the main reason to climb the sales ladder quickly. The United States provided over one-third of the total iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro sales in October. China and Japan show strong initial demand for the iPhone 12 series. Apple’s new iPhone 12 series was made available in 140 countries.
The sales are expected to remain strong through Q4 2020. It is also expected to keep the momentum going into 2021. The addition of these new phones helped the overall market share of 5G smartphones to reach 24% of the total smartphone sales in the month of October.