Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7 … Which smartphone has sold the most in 2016?
Which of Samsung or Apple designed the best selling smartphone in 2016? The answer in the analysis of the firm IHS Markit.
During the MWC, the Galaxy S7 Edge received the award of the best smartphone of the year 2016 by the organizer GSMA . With its neat finishes, screen and photo quality and waterproofness, the device with curved edges has undoubtedly stand out. But is it still the most sold smartphone last year? The answer is no ! According to the IHS Markit analysis, the Galaxy S7 Edge only reaches the 5th place in the ranking at the top. The first 4 places are occupied by its main rival on the market, Apple. And with its iPhone 6s, the Cupertino firm can boast of being the originator of the most popular smartphone in 2016 .
Marketed in September 2015, the iPhone 6s ranked first in the top-selling models in 2016 with 60 million units. It is followed by the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus officialized last September, and by the iPhone 6s Plus right after. Samsung occupies 5 of the 6 other places in the Top 10, with the Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy J3, Galaxy J5, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy J7. The Chinese manufacturer Oppo is invited in this duel americano-Korean by snatching the 7th place with his Oppo A53. Not bad ! In any case, for 2017, nothing is not yet played … The Galaxy S8 whose presentation would coincide with the beginning of pre-orders should carton, like the iPhone 8 or iPhone Edition that Apple is preparing for the end of the year, year. Business to follow! And you bought what smartphone last year?