What you need to know
- New figures suggest the iPhone 12 is outperforming the iPhone 11 in terms of popularity.
- It is in more hands than the iPhone 11 was this time last year despite a delayed launch and iPhone SE competition.
- Figures show 54% of iPhone 12 models are the 'Pro' and 'Pro Max' models.
Despite a delayed release and competition from the iPhone SE, Apple's iPhone 12 is in more hands than the iPhone 11 was this time last year.
The figures also reveal a very interesting switch, in that 54% of iPhone 12 models are the iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone 12 Pro Max. By contrast, the iPhone 11 was more popular than the 'Pro' version last year.
The top 5 iPhone models in Q1 2021 in terms of installed base were the iPhone 11, iPhone XR, iPhone 8, iPhone 7, and the iPhone 12. The best iPhone in recent memory, Apple is expected to replace the iPhone 12 with the iPhone 13 later this year.
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Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9
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