Counterpoint: iPhone 8 is the Top Selling Smartphone for May 2018

Yordan, 06 July 2018

The iPhone 8 is the best selling smartphone in May 2018, according to Counterpoint’s Market Pulse. Apple devices are dominating the Top 5, with the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus taking third and fifth place, respectively. Second in the monthly research came the Samsung Galaxy S9+, while the Top 10 is completed by devices from six manufacturers in all price categories.

Counterpoint: iPhone 8 is the Top Selling Smartphone for 2018

Latest iPhone devices gather 6.8%, while the Galaxy S9 duo is responsible for a 4.9% share of the total sales. In total, one in every nine sold smartphones during May was either an Apple or a Samsung flagship.

According to Market Pulse, Huawei P20 series impressed in India, but the P20 Lite was the only device that made the Top 10 globally with 1.4% sales of the total 2.6% for the flagship portfolio. The research agency also pointed out that Oppo and vivo devices gained good momentum thanks to price cuts, heavy promos, and cross-media promotions.

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Man yes people care put mediatek inside and see the results. And TSMC? Ah yes a next company which going to war with apple. You dont have an idea what peoples interests and what they want. I spend almost 20 years in companies selling goods f...

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"Or do you think a someone will buy apple without amoled screen made by samsung and without CPU made by Samsung for example Apple X with a mediatek?" You have to be very stupid If you think people cares where the parts comes :D By the way ...

Just shows that most people either don't care if they have the best, or worse, actually think buy buying this out-of-date phone, they are actually buying the best.