Apple champion of premium smartphones

In the category of the most expensive smartphones, the iPhone is definitely the most popular device.

According to figures from Counterpoint Research, sales of premium smartphones (above $400) worldwide declined by 8% between the first quarters of 2021 and 2022, a poor performance compared to last year .

Apple archi-leader of the premium smartphone market

Apple naturally retains its leading position with 62% market share, thanks in particular to the iPhone 13 series. The manufacturer thus achieved its highest market share for a first quarter since 2017. In addition, it is the second consecutive quarter above the 60% market share mark for Apple.

Samsung premium Android smartphone market leader

Among premium Android smartphones, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G is the top-selling model for the first quarter of 2022. The Top 5 premium smartphones for this period are therefore composed as follows: • 1 - iPhone 13

• 2 - iPhone 13 Pro Max

• 3 - iPhone 13 Pro

• 4 - iPhone 12

• 5 - Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G