Apple is all set to launch the Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Apple Watch 2 today. Right before the launch of there have been make last minutes leaks. However according a latest report that surfaced online, the Apple’s iPhone 6s was the world’s top-selling smartphone in the second quarter of 2016, adding that the US giant currently accounts for two of the three top-selling smartphone models shipped worldwide. Apple in total around shipped 14.2 million units and accounted for four percent share of all smartphones shipped worldwide in Q2 2016, said market research firm Strategy Analytics. Also Read - Apple releases important iOS 14.7.1 update: iPhone users must download it right nowAlso Read - iPhone SE gets cheaper on Flipkart only for today: Get over Rs 11,000 flat discount
“Apple’s iPhone 6s is currently the world’s most popular smartphone. The iPhone 6s is wildly popular in dozens of countries globally, due to its attractive hardware design blended with rich features such as 4K video, large multi-touch display and fingerprint security,” informed Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics. “Smartphone growth is sluggish at the moment due to ongoing economic volatility worldwide, high ownership penetration in most major countries, and a lack of new innovation from device manufacturers,” added Linda Sui, director at Strategy Analytics. Total global smartphone shipments grew one percent annually from 338.0 million units in Q2 2015 to 341.5 million in Q2 2016. The Apple iPhone 6 shipped 8.5 million units worldwide for second position and 2 percent market share during Q2 2016, followed by Samsung Galaxy S7 edge in third place with 8.3 million and 2 percent share.
“Apple iPhone 6 has been on sale for almost two years and it remains near the top of best-seller lists in many regions like Europe. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 edge has proven popular among high-end consumers and its curved hardware design has given the firm a differentiator,” noted Woody Oh, director at Strategy Analytics. ALSO READ: Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Apple Watch 2 to launch today: Here is everything we already know
The news came as Apple is set to launch its Next-Gen Apple iPhone7 in San Francisco. Apple is expected to unveil its latest iPhone 7 model, after months of speculation by leaksters who have assumed that another iPhone that looks similar to existing models. Apple is expected to launch the next generation of iPhones today at the Graham Bill Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. The new iPhone 7 may have a dual rear camera, a pressure-sensitive home button, Bluetooth-supported headphones, dual speakers at the bottom and Type-C interface, signalling the end of the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the iPhone family.
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