The Q1 smartphone shipments for 2020 results are out, and Apple iPhone 11 leads the race. Even as the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Apple managed to come out on top. The research firm Omdia shared the results, showing which top 10 smartphones to ship worldwide from January to March (Q1) of 2020.
According to the research data, Apple shipped a total of 32.2 million smartphones. The top-selling model was the iPhone 11, with 19.5 million units sending in just three months. Other top-selling Apple smartphones included iPhone XR (4.7 mn), iPhone 11 Pro Max (4.2 mn), and iPhone 11 Pro (3.8 mn) units. In comparison, the best selling device last year was the iPhone XR, shipping a total of 13.6 million units simultaneously. Apple shipped a total of 24.6 million iPhone units within the first three months of 2019.
The other notable entries in the list are Samsung Galaxy A51 shipping a total of 6.8 million units, claiming the second position. Xiaomi holds the third and fourth position with Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro shipping 6.6 million and 6.1 million units, respectively. Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G made it to the second last position on the list with a shipment of 3.5 million units.
The total number of smartphones shipped worldwide is a whopping 62.5 million units. Do remember, these many smartphones were sold in just three months. Even during the pandemic, it appears smartphone companies did not suffer a significant loss. According to the data, this time last year, there were 63.1 million units shipped in 2019. It amounts to a mere 0.6 million unit difference. Did you buy any smartphone in the first three months of 2020? Let us know in the comments below.