Apple’s iPhone has been unanimously declared as the best selling tech product for the year 2017
The Apple’s iPhone has been unanimously declared as the best selling tech product for the year 2017. The sale of iPhone surpassed other flagship brands like Samsung etc by a hefty number. Well, Apple Company did take some risk by launching 3 new products in the year 2017, and these products did achieve the success that Apple was looking for. As a matter of fact, this year Apple’s sales number were so huge that it actually sold more units than the cumulative sales of the next four products in the list. As per analysts, iPhone sold 223 million units this year. Though iPhone X was the major contributor to the sales graph but the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8Plus were also largely accepted by the consumers.
The sales graph of Apple products in 2017 has shown a remarkable increase from the sales figure of 2016
The sales graph of Apple products in 2017 has shown a remarkable increase from the sales figure of 2016, where Apple sold around 211 million phones. It is believed that the flagship models released this year by Apple totally destroyed the competitor’s market and the sales closure left them to dust. However, this year’s whopping sales number is still lesser than the Apple’s sale in 2015 (that’s the year they released the re-designed iPhone 6) which was 230 million. It is to be noted that the numbers released include sales of all models of iPhone for the year 2017. Also, the global market is dominated by Android, which is around 85% compared to 15% of iOS. Nevertheless, iPhone has proved to be the fan’s favorite. This year’s sales have created a noticeable gap with its rival brand Samsung which sold 33 million units. In addition to it, Apple’s Watch was also able to claim the 4th position in 2017’s tech-sales chart by selling around 20 million units. Overall, it has been a good year for Apple as the risk they took has paid off duly.
iPhone and iPad are the most favorite gift items for the festive season around the globe
The release of iPhone X overshadowed the excitement for 8 and 8 plus models and that actually worked in Apple’s favor. What a year it has been for Apple! While Apple is all set to release updates to the compact iPhone SE this spring and more flagship models in the fall, data scientists forecast a bigger number for 2018.As for the other products that made it to the top 5 list are the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 which sold 33 million cumulatively, followed by Amazon Echo Dot at 24 million, Apple Watch at 20 million and Nintendo Switch at 15 million.
Apple’s Watch was also able to claim the 4th position in 2017’s tech-sales chart by selling around 20 million units
These numbers clearly prove that 2017 was the year of iPhone. Adding on to the good news, a report has also shared the fact that iPhone and iPad are the most favorite gift items for the festive season around the globe. With more upcoming releases, updates and upgrades, we hope that 2018 provides consumers with the latest tech and specs. Let us wait and see how 2018 works out for brands like Samsung, Motorola etc when they get into neck to neck competition with Apple down the line.