In 2023 we had a lot of new devices from various brands whereas the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra which was launched in 2023 has made up to the top 5 ranks in the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500 in 2023 Q1 selling smartphones globally.
According to Canalyis estimates, Smartphone Analysis May 2023 the top 15 $500+ smartphones in percentage (%) of global sell-in Q1 2023. iPhone 14 Pro Max which was launched in 2022 September was the top most-selling smartphone above $500 in 2023 Q1.
While the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra which was announced in 2023 February made up the top 5 ranks among the top 15 most-selling smartphones globally. Whereas you can see a complete list below of the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500.
Top 15 Most Selling Smartphones above $500 in 2023 Q1
- 1. iPhone 14 Pro Max
- 2. iPhone 14 Pro
- 3. iPhone 14
- 4. iPhone 13
- 5. Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
- 6. iPhone 14 Plus
- 7. Samsung Galaxy S23
- 8. iPhone 12
- 9. Samsung Galaxy S23 Plus
- 10. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
- 11. iPhone SE (3nd Gen)
- 12. Samsung Galaxy S22
- 13. Xiaomi 13
- 14. Mate 50
- 15. Samsung S21 FE 5G
Apple & Samsung on Top 15 Most Selling Smartphones above $500 in 2023 Q1
Moving on surprisingly we can see Samsung‘s foldable smartphone Samsung Galaxy Z Filp 4 in the top 10 rank among the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500. Therefore according to the data, global consumer interest has been increasing in foldable devices. Whereas the 3-year-old iPhone 12 is also still the most-selling smartphone above $500 globally.
Additionally from the data, we can see the global market is dominated by either iPhone’s or Samsung’s smartphones. Whereas the top 4 most-selling smartphone is from Apple and the other 6 smartphones in the list of the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500 are from Samsung.
Moreover in the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500 we can find all of the iPhone 14 series which are the iPhone 14 Pro Max, iPhone 14 Pro, iPhone 14, and iPhone 14 Plus. Similarly, Samsung’s recently launched flagship Galaxy S23 series family Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23 Plus, and S23 also made it to the top 15 most-selling smartphones above $500.
Moreover, according to the data above 2023 Q1 has seen a 4.7% growth in $500+ smartphones in comparison to 2022. Whereas the overall smartphone year-to-year growth has declined by -13.3%.
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