The company says the iPhone 11 performed much better in 2020 than the iPhone XR did over the course of the first three months of 2019. And not just by a little, but a lot. Six million units to be precise.
Omida researchers, which is the amalgamated Informa Tech and IHS Markit groups, wrote: 8220;Despite the devastating impact of coronavirus on consumer demand, Apple’s iPhone 11 shipments in the first quarter of 2020 exceeded its total for iPhone XR shipments during the first quarter of 2019 by nearly 6 million units.8221;
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The iPhone 118217;s estimated 19.5 million units shipped (which hasn8217;t been officially confirmed by Apple, of course), is streets ahead of the nearest challenger. That8217;s the Galaxy A51 from Samsung, which is way back on 6.8 million. Two Redmi phones, the Note 8 and Note 8 Pro, were in third and fourth place, ahead of the iPhone XR.
The success of the iPhone 11 is great news for Apple as it battles some pretty tough global conditions for smartphone makers right now. The researchers praised Apple for hitting the 8220;sweet spot8221; for premium functionality at a more affordable price point.
In his review, our own Max Parker concluded: 8220;The iPhone 11 is the successor to the popular iPhone XR and it stands as our favourite iPhone you can buy right now. It8217;s an iPhone that8217;s very easy to recommend.8221;
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