IHS, Markit released a report on mobile phone sales in the first half of 2017.
According to the report, the iPhone 7 has become the best-selling mobile phone in the first half of 2017.
Second place goes to the iPhone 7 Plus. Third place for the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus is a budget phone that is equipped with a display resolution of 540 x 960 pixels. Fourth place belongs to two-year iPhone 6s. Fifth place was taken by Samsung Galaxy S8+ , the sixth place the Samsung Galaxy S8.
Despite the fact that iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus was in the top three for the total number of units sold, their sales were lower than the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus over the same period in 2016. Although the iPhone 6, iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 are the most popular smartphones of 2015, 2016 and 2017, the market share of each of them decreased from 10% to 7% (in 2016), while in 2017 this figure reached the level of 5%.
Galaxy and Galaxy S8 S8+ was released in April of 2017, a month later than usual. According to a report by IHS, Markit, sales S8/S8+ are unable to surpass the results S7/S7 Edge for the same period last year.
In addition to Apple and Samsung in the top ten most sold in the first half of 2017 smartphones got the phone company Oppo.
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