Apple sold almost 18 million more smartphones than previous leader Samsung in the last quarter of 2020, according to Gartner.
Apple sold 79.9 million iPhones to Samsung’s 62.1 million in a massive change from 2019’s numbers, capturing 21% of global market share. That’s up 15% from the previous year, while Samsung dipped 12% on strong competition from Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo.
Total smartphone sales for Q4 2020 were down 5.4%, however.
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