The report claims that the South Korean tech giant Samsung has shipped 6 million units of this smartphone model globally because of which it has captured 2.3% market share of all smartphones shipped globally in the first quarter of 2020. Samsung’s A51 smartphone is popular in all regions, particularly across Europe and Asia, claimed the report.
After the Galaxy A51, Xiaomi Redmi 8 emerged at the second position with a 1.9% market share. “Xiaomi’s Redmi smartphone range is selling very well in India and China and increasingly across Europe,” the report added.
At the third spot, is another smartphone from Samsung — Galaxy S20+ — with a 1.7% market share. This is the only premium handset in the top-six Android models list across the world in Q1 2020.
With a 1.6% market share, Samsung Galaxy A10s and Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 ranked at fourth and fifth position respectively and the sixth place was secured by another Samsung model — Galaxy A20s — with 1.4% market share.
Juha Winter, associate director at Strategy Analytics, said, “As mobile operators have reduced subsidies in recent years, and many countries are now tumbling into post-virus recession, smartphone consumers globally are becoming increasingly price-sensitive and they are seeking out new Android models that deliver the biggest bang for their buck. Samsung Galaxy A10s,
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, and
Samsung Galaxy A20s round out the fourth, fifth and sixth most popular Android smartphone models worldwide, and a further sign that many consumers want value-for-money devices with good-enough specs at affordable prices. Android is entering a post-premium era.”
In India, the
Samsung Galaxy A51 is right now selling at Rs 25,250. It comes powered by an octa-core Samsung Exynos 9611 processor clocked at 2.3GHz, paired with 6 GB RAM and 128GB storage.