Every year, users are presented with various smartphone models from various vendors. Prices vary according to taste and market budget. Among smartphone traffic circulating in the market, only a few actually steal the hearts of audiences collectively.
The following countdown lists the top five best-selling smartphone models of all time, quoted from Android Authority, Tuesday (07/08/2018).
5. Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 (70 millions)
Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 made by Apple managed to record sales of around 70 million units each. That number since it was first launched until this moment, even though the production has not continued. Interestingly, the two series came after the phenomenal predecessor momentum.
The Samsung Galaxy series exploded on the market after the Galaxy S2. Even happened to Apple, where the smartphone innovation was significant when releasing the iPhone 4S which was equipped with a digital assistant Siri. Both were released in 2012 and each attracted global market interest.
4. iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (78 million)
Innovation on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus managed to make the market pushed to pour money. both come with anti-water features, greater storage, and jumbo capacity batteries at that time. With bold innovation in the specification sector, Apple managed to sell both in the range of 78 million units since it was first launched in 2016.
3. Galaxy S4 (80 million)
Galaxy S4 is the best-selling smartphone made by Samsung on the market. Flagship was successfully sold as many as 80 million units since its release in 2013 ago. This is inseparable from the reputation Samsung has built since releasing the Galaxy S2 and continued Galaxy S3. People increasingly believe in the quality of the Galaxy S. series
2. Nokia 5230 (150 million)
This smartphone targets the budget class with specifications that are not so charming. The Nokia 5230 doesn’t even support WiFi connections, but the sales figures are practically spectacular reaching 150 million units.
Nokia 5230 was released in 2009 and runs on the Symbian operating system, not Windows Mobile or Android. The specifications include 3.2 inches, 2 megapixel camera and 70MB storage capacity.
1. iPhone and iPhone 6 Plus (220 million)
The best-selling smartphone series of all time is the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus output duo in 2015. This line is the only model that can break the 220 million units. iPhone 6 Plus arguably contributed to the success of selling Apple products at the time, becoming the first phablet of the Cupertino manufacturer with a large screen.
This is inviting controversy, because Apple’s founder, Steve Jobs, once boasted that he didn’t want to make a big cellphone. Despite many pros and cons, in fact the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are able to show off and prove their success in the eyes of the world.