Counterpoint has launched its international high promoting smartphones list for the month of April, and surprisingly the Samsung Galaxy S9+ tops the listing. The second spot has additionally been grabbed by Samsung with the Galaxy S9, and Apple makes it to the third spot with the iPhone X. iPhone X had been having fun with the highest spot all of 2018, and that is the primary time it misplaced the main spot to Samsung telephones. The highest ten international smartphones listing has Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A and Redmi 5 Plus/Note 5 smartphones as properly.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus catch the highest two spots within the international smartphone market share with 2.6 p.c every for the month of April. The principle credit score for this goes to the smartphones’ gross sales efficiency in Asia Pacific and North America. Additionally, Apple’s decline to the third spot has been credited to seasonality. The tech large noticed an incredible first quarter, and this era is taken into account to be a shift that Apple already predicts yearly. Apple iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus take the third and fourth spots with 2.three p.c international market share.
Though Samsung has elevated its market share for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, Apple continues to dominate the worldwide smartphone market occupying 5 spots within the listing. Moreover, the report states that the demand for the iPhone 7 stays very sturdy in Asia Pacific and North America areas.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 additionally finds a point out in Counterpoint’s Market Pulse April Version resulting from value cuts, together with aggressive advertising and marketing and cashback affords, and straightforward EMIs as properly.
To recall, within the Counterpoint Market Pulse March Edition, the iPhone X took the highest spot with three.5 p.c market share. The iPhone X dominated the entire first quarter to be the primary smartphone, solely to see a fall in April. Even Technique Analytics declared the iPhone X because the best-selling smartphone within the first quarter of 2018.
After taking the third spot in March with the Redmi 5A, Xiaomi grabbed two spots in April Version, however did not make it to the highest 5. It grabbed the sixth and the eighth place with its Redmi 5A and Redmi 5 Plus / Redmi Observe 5 due its efficiency in China and India.