In recent years, pricing of the premium flagship offerings from the likes of Apple and Samsung have been climbing up and have crossed the $1,000 mark. Together with the premium providing, Apple had launched the iPhone XR last year, keeping the company’s earlier price tag point of about $750.
Now, as claimed by to the report from the market analysts, the shipments of the Apple iPhone XR crossed the 30 million units mark making it the best-selling phone in the initial half of this year.
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While the iPhone XR certainy isn’t cheap being valued at $749, but, it’s the least high-cost offering in comparison to the additional iPhones unveiled last year — iPhone XS and XS Max. According to the IHS Market, 13.6 million iPhone XR units shipped in the initial quarter and 13.3 million shipped in the second quarter — bringing the total to 26.9 million for the first half of the year.
The second best-selling cameraphone for the H1 2019 is the Samsung Galaxy A10, which shipped almost half of the units in comparison to the iPhone XR. Commenting on this, Jusy Hong, Research and Analysis Director said:
“Compared to the Android-based cameraphone makers, Apple maintains a fairly little model lineup. This means that Apple’s total income amount is divided among significantly less models. As a result, each of Apple’s iPhone models tends to generate higher shipment numbers than comparable Android phones, this sort of like these sold by Samsung.”