The iPhone 11 was 2019’s second best-selling phone despite launching in September

In a nutshell: One wouldn’t anticipate a telephone launched in September to develop into the 12 months’s second best-selling handset, however that’s what occurred with the iPhone 11. Within the record of the world’s hottest smartphones for 2019, Apple dominates with six entries, together with the iPhone XR taking the highest spot.

In line with Counterpoint Analysis’s Market Pulse, Apple’s iPhone XR—the most cost effective of the three iPhones launched in 2018—was the best-selling smartphone on the planet final 12 months, taking three p.c of the worldwide market.

Apple will seemingly be even happier with the efficiency of the iPhone 11. Praised for having lots of the iPhone 11 Professional and Professional Max’s finest components whereas costing $700, the handset has proved so common that it took the quantity two place regardless of being accessible for fewer than 4 months.

Elsewhere, the iPhone eight and iPhone 7 carry on promoting, taking the quantity six and 9 spots, respectively. The $1,100 iPhone 11 Professional Max is at quantity eight, and Apple’s closing entry is the iPhone XS Max at ten.

Sitting behind Apple because the second-most-popular model is Samsung. The Korean agency has three of its telephones on the record, although none are flagships. Three of the corporate’s A-series—Galaxy A50 (three), A10 (four), and A20 (7)—make the highest ten. The one gadget not from Apple or Samsung is Oppo’s A5, which is fifth.

It was an excellent higher story for Apple in North America, the place it took all prime 5 locations—a feat mirrored by Samsung within the Center East and Africa. Europe noticed each corporations dominate the highest 5, whereas solely native companies had been in China’s best-selling record.