Apple and Xiaomi are left behind: the best-selling cell phone of 2021 comes from Samsung

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Apple, Xiaomi, Honor: these manufacturers could not prevail against Samsung. However, the best-selling cell phone of 2021 is not a top model.

The best-selling mobile of the year 2021 is a real surprise

The mobile phone sales success of 2021 is a real surprise (Source: PheelingsMedia / depositphotos.com)

  • The best-selling cell phone of 2021 is not from Apple, Xiaomi or Honor.
  • By far the most popular smartphone has been a mid-range phone from Samsung.
  • With more than 50 million copies sold, the Samsung Galaxy A13 was the best seller of the year.

Many interesting mobile phones have hit the market in the last year. But the absolute best seller of the year is not an Apple iPhone or a Xiaomi Mi 11, but a lower middle class mobile from Samsung.

According to Omdia, these are the best-selling smartphones of 2021.

According to Omdia, these are the best-selling smartphones of 2021. (Source: Omdia)

As the market research institute Omdia shows in its annual report, the Samsung Galaxy A13 was the most popular mobile of 2021 with 51.8 million units sold. The institute, specialized in the technology industry, determined the absolute sales figures of the different models launched. for your survey.

Samsung launched the Galaxy A13 in the fourth quarter of 2020. The mobile has convinced many customers with a quad camera, a 5,000 mAh battery and last but not least with a price of less than 200 euros. The A13 was able to secure a comfortable distance of around 10 million units from second place.

Apple dominates the market

However, according to the survey, the most successful manufacturer was Apple. Of the top ten positions, seven are for the Cupertino company. With the iPhone 11, 12 and 13 models, the company ranks second to fourth. The premium Pro and Pro Max models of the iPhone 12 and 13 follow in places six to nine.

Last year’s good sales figures may surprise you at first. After all, these models are the most expensive devices from Apple. However, Omdia justifies the fact with a higher demand for premium mobile phones, which is accompanied by a change of mood due to the relief of the Covid19 pandemic.

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These are the most outstanding mobiles of 2022

These are the most outstanding mobiles of 2022

Another reason for the good sales figures of the iPhone may also be its popularity in China. There, Apple has long since replaced domestic manufacturers in favor of buyers, an earlier report shows.

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