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Apple’s iPhone accounted for 42% of global smartphone revenue in Q1 2021

April 29, 2021


Holiday quarters aside, Apple has never been and likely never will be the world’s number one smartphone manufacturer by volume. But is that really a bad thing? The latest market data suggests it isn’t.

The iPhone accounted for 42% of revenue but only 17% of shipments

An extensive report from Counterpoint Research reveals that Apple generated a whopping 42% of all smartphone revenue (estimated to be $113 billion) in Q1 2021, despite accounting for just 16.8% of global shipments.

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