Counterpoint have published their latest research figures for smartphones sales in May 2018. Apple’s iPhone 8 was the best selling handset in May.
In second place was the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus and in third place was Apple’s iPhone X, this was then followed by the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the iPhone 8 Plus and the Galaxy S9.
According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Pulse, Apple regained the top spot in the global best selling smartphone list with the iPhone 8. Strong promotions (“How to shoot on iPhone”) running up to the football (soccer) World Cup helped the tech giant to trigger buyer interest in Europe and other markets. iPhone 8 sales were steady in the US postpaid channels.
It will be interesting to see how Apple’s new iPhones which are coming in September affects sales of handsets, the new LCD iPhone X is expected to be Apple’s most popular device.