Apple managed to beat the Korean giant for the first time since 2016, as Apple achieved higher deliveries with the iPhone 12 series.
Apple recorded an increase in shipments of iPhone 12 phones in the last quarter of 2020, as Gartner’s report indicated that Apple shipments reached 80 million units in the previous quarter, making Apple perform better than Samsung in shipping smartphones .
Gartner’s report showed that Samsung achieved the best sales in smartphones in 2020, but it witnessed an annual decline in sales by 14.6%, as a result of the marked decrease in shipping of the company’s phones in the last quarter, which decreased by 11.8% compared to the same quarter in previous years.
On the other hand, in the last quarter of 2020, Apple saw an increase in shipments of iPhones by 14.9%, reaching an annual increase in sales of 3.3%.
The Gartner report also points to the iPhone 12 series that contributed significantly to the surge in iPhone sales in the last quarter of 2020, along with the increase in the cost of Galaxy S20 and Note 20 phones that Samsung released last year. , while expectations indicate that the Galaxy S21 series will achieve results. Best this year for Samsung.