This year, the smartphone game seems to be taking a new shape with the popular smartphone manufacturers upgrading their games while the new ones exiting from the show.
In 2021, Xiaomi dominated the market for some time, but in 2022, the iPhones have convinced the masses. As of writing this article, Apple and Samsung would be the only two companies to hold the top five spots of the best-selling smartphones during the first quarter of 2022.
International Data Corporation (IDC) reported that the top 5 most popular smartphones globally in the first quarter of 2021 correlate with the best-selling phones. Check the Twitter thread embedded below to get the idea of what we mean in this case
For the iPhones, the expectations it is quite surprising. As expected, many believed the iPhone 13 minis to carry the day, but it is the iPhone 13 variant that carried the Cupertino brand’s flags high. Later this year, Apple is set to launch its new iPhone 14s
Shifting to the South Korean Manufacturer(Samsung), it is the entry-level assigned the big name in this same segment as iPhones. The A12 model continues to sell well, rising to sixth place among the best-selling phones in the world for the whole year of 2021.