Global smartphone shipments reportedly reached 353.3 million units in Q1 with the top five models accounting for 1 in 6 of all smartphones shipped.
“We estimate Apple iPhone 7 shipped 21.5 million units and captured 6 percent marketshare worldwide in Q1 2017", said Juha Winter, Senior Analyst at Strategy Analytics. "The iPhone 7 is by far the world’s most popular smartphone model, due to a compelling blend of user-friendly design, extensive supporting apps, and widespread retail availability for the device. Apple iPhone 7 Plus, with its bigger screen and higher pricing, shipped 17.4 million units for second place and 5 percent marketshare worldwide in Q1 2017. Apple today accounts for two of the world’s top five smartphone models.”
OPPO shipped shipped 8.9 million R9s units for third place and 3 percent marketshare worldwide. The Samsung Galaxy J3 captured 2 percent global smartphone marketshare and fourth place while the Galaxy J5 took 1 percent global share to become the world’s fifth most popular model.
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