iPhone XR best-selling smartphone during the second quarter of 2019

Kantar World Panel has released its quarterly smartphone sales report, shedding light on the current state of the American, European, and Chinese market. Although Apple saw its share dip, the iPhone U.S. market share continues to remain unchallenged. 

The iPhone XR emerged as the best-selling model, accounting for 7.8% of all the sales. Similarly, Samsung’s share also slid, but Google and Motorola witnessed growth.

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The iPhone 8 and iPhone XS Max were the second and the third best-selling models respectively, making Apple the company of choice for smartphones in the U.S. this quarter. Samsung’s Galaxy S10 Plus and Galaxy S10 clinched the fourth and fifth spot. Other than that, Motorola’s sales grew 3.3% on a year-on-year basis, with Motorola E5 and G6 Plus emerging as the top models.

Kantar’s data also revealed that Android handsets made up 80.1% of the sales in the top five European markets in the April-June quarter and saw a 0.6% year-over-year growth. iOS’s share fell 0.8% during the same time period. In the U.S., the market share of Apple’s mobile operating system went down by 2.4%.