Apple wins first place in online sales of smartphones in Russia

Apple has again become the leader for online sales of smartphones in Russia, beating on this indicator Xiaomi. By the end of April the share of the iPhone accounted for 20% of all vehicles sold through online stores. These data lead “Vedomosti”, citing sources in the industry.

According to “Vedomosti”, in April, Xiaomi, at the end of March pushed Apple as the leader, reduced sales by 4%, while demand for the solution of American brand increased by 2%. Thus, a Chinese manufacturer was in second place, sharing it with Huawei.

Analysts attribute the incident in April castling with the long absence of new models from Xiaomi and simultaneous appearance in the sale of red iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Updated colors has spurred the popularity of last year’s flagships, moving the manufacturer into the lead.

In the overall (online + offline), however, Apple is only in third place with a share of less than 14%. The absolute leader of the rating is Samsungwon 23.3% of sales, followed by Huawei with the Honor. Their share is 17.4 percent. The top five leaders of Xiaomi with a share of 8.7%.

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