iPhone 12 was the world’s top selling smartphone in January 2021.
Apple garnered 6 spots in the global top 10 best-selling smartphones list for January 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s latest Market Pulse report. The list is led by Apple iPhone 12, followed by the iPhone Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. The three iPhone 12 models amounted to 71 percent of Apple’s total sales for January. The iPhone 12 series sales were boosted as a result of high demand for 5G upgrades within the iOS base, along with strong carrier promotions.
Apple launched its new iPhone 12 series a bit later than Apple’s regular iPhone launch schedule, which might have resulted in strong demand for these models in January. Around one-third of Apple’s sales for the iPhone 12 series came from the US, as per the report. The iPhone 12 Pro Max was the best-selling smartphone in the US, as consumers preferred to buy the high-end version of the phone. Older models like iPhone SE 2020 and iPhone 11 also did well.