According to the report, Apple’s iPhone 11, 11 Pro Max, and iPhone XR were the best-selling smartphones in the US in Q1 2020. Samsung’s Galaxy A10e was the top Android and the 4th overall best-selling smartphones in the country. It’s followed by the Galaxy A20 on the 5th place. The iPhone 11 Pro was just outside of the top five.
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In addition, the latest iPhone SE may also help the company to gain more sales in Q2 2020. Samsung is also refreshing its A-series smartphones in Q2 which will help the company maintain market share, especially with the new Galaxy A01. While the new Galaxy A51 will compete against the iPhone SE as it is also priced at $399.
In Q1 2020, the US smartphone market saw a 21% year-over-year (YoY) decline by store closures and stay-at-home orders in the latter part of the quarter.
According to Research Director Jeff Fieldhack, “In Q1 we began seeing impacts on smartphone supply in February and early March due to Chinese factory closures due to COVID-19.”
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Apple only declined 13% YoY, which is far better than the other OEMs. While Samsung declined 23% YoY. Thanks to the good sales of the Galaxy A-series, but the S20 series sales were off to a weak start due to COVID-19 shutdowns. OnePlus was the only company with positive YOY sales.