What you need to know
- New figures claim the iPhone 12 accounted for one-third of global smartphone revenue in Q1 2021.
- Counterpoint Research says Q1 was dominated by the iPhone in terms of both revenue and volume.
- The quarter as a whole was supposedly a record-setting $100 billion quarter globally.
A new report says the iPhone 12 lineup dominated the smartphone market in Q1 of 2021, accounting for one-third of all smartphone revenue.
From Counterpoint Research:
The iPhone 12 dominated not only in terms of revenue but volume too:
As you can see from the data, according to Counterpoint even the struggling iPhone 12 mini pulled in more revenue than phones like the Samsung Galaxy S21.
Whilst Counterpoint's figures are usually based on estimations rather than sales data, the overall trends show Apple's iPhone 12 is the best iPhone in recent memory, and customers seem to agree.
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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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