Smartphone market 2022: 8 iPhones in the Top 10

The ranking of the ten best-selling smartphones in the world last year is dominated by Apple models.

According to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, of the ten best-selling smartphones in the world in 2022, eight are iPhones. Apple is thus the first brand to monopolize so many places in this annual ranking. The other two positions are occupied by Samsung.

Smartphone market 2022, iPhone 13 champion all categories

And the best-selling smartphone in 2022 is iPhone 13, accounting for 28% of iPhone sales and holding the place of the best-selling mobile in several markets such as China, Germany, United Kingdom, United States and France. The device remained in the top spot for eight months from its launch in September 2021, until August 2022. Its drop in price after the arrival of the iPhone 14s further continued to contribute to its success in developing markets. .

2022 smartphone market, the iPhone 14 Pro Max does better than the iPhone 14

Second position for the iPhone 13 Pro Max in 2022, and third for the iPhone 14 Pro Max. For this last model, it is the first time that a Pro Max version has more volume than the other three models of the same range. The best-selling smartphone in 2021, the iPhone 12 is still sixth, ahead of the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro, even though it is the oldest iPhone on the list. Finally, the iPhone SE 2022 ranks tenth thanks to strong sales in Japan. On the Samsung side, it is the Galaxy A03 and A13 that are found in this ranking. Two positions in the Top 10, one more than in 2021.