The company Strategy Analytics has made a rating of the best-selling smartphones of the first quarter of 2018. The leader in the list was the iPhone X, followed by the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Their sales are estimated at 16, 12.5 and 8.3 million pieces respectively. The fourth place was occupied by iPhone 7, and closes the first five of Xiaomi Redmi 5A.
One of the main competitors of Apple in the smartphone market, Samsung took the sixth line of the rating with the Galaxy S9 Plus mobile phone. According to the calculations of Strategy Analytics, they were sold in the first quarter of 5.3 million pieces.
It is noted that the Redmi 5A showed such outstanding results due to the low price (officially – less than $ 100) and its wide distribution in China and India.