Companies brag about their annual results a few months after the end of each year. This is because statistics companies take a few months to compute all the data and prepare the rankings by adjusting the statistics. One of the rankings that is most taken into account is the top 10 smartphone sales, which orders the best-selling terminals along with their market share. On this occasion and having already published the 2023 ranking, we can say that Apple led the sale of smartphones in 2023, placing its iPhones in the top seven positions in different models.

The first 7 best-selling smartphones of 2023 were iPhones

The ranking of the ten best-selling smartphones of 2023 has already been published with data from Counterpoint Research, statistics that can be purchased annually using the same data. On this occasion, Apple has managed to lead the top seven positions with its iPhone while the remaining three positions are occupied by three Samsung terminals. This is how they describe it on the official website:

Apple, for the first time, achieved the top seven positions in the global list of best-selling smartphones in 2023, according to Counterpoint Research's Global Monthly Handset Model Sales Tracker. Samsung secured the remaining three spots on the list, marking an increase of one place from the 2022 list. There have been no other brands on the list since 2021. The combined market share of the top 10 smartphones reached highest to date at 20% in 2023, up from 19% in 2022.

iPhone 14 Pro Max

The list of the best-selling smartphones in 2023 is as follows (having placed the global market share of each device in parentheses):

  1. iPhone 14 (3.9%)
  2. iPhone 14 Pro Max (2.8%)
  3. iPhone 14 Pro (2.4%)
  4. iPhone 13 (2.2%9
  5. iPhone 15 Pro Max (1.7%)
  6. iPhone 15 Pro (1.4%)
  7. iPhone 15 (1.4%)
  8. Galaxy A14 5G (1.4%)
  9. Galaxy A04e (1.3%)
  10. Galaxy A14 4G (1.3%)
iPhone 15 Pro

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