iPhone X was the bestselling smartphone of Q1 2018, a Strategy Analytics report has claimed. Apple had a great outing in the quarter, with the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus – smartphones that were launched alongside the iPhone X last September – coming in at second and third, respectively. The Cupertino company rounded off the top four with the iPhone 7, and the only Android smartphone in the top five is remarkably Xiaomi’s entry-level smartphone – the Redmi 5A.
Strategy Analytics in its report says the iPhone X captured 5 percent of the global smartphone market in Q1 2018, with 16 million units shipped. Apple shipped 12.5 million iPhone 8 units, which had a 3.6 percent share of the market, followed by the iPhone 8 Plus’ 8.3 million units, and 2.4 percent share. The iPhone 7 saw 5.6 million units shipped, a fall from its record 21.5 million units in Q1 2017.