iPhone are still extremely popular among Russians.
While the haters say about the decline of Apple, the company successfully sells a huge amount of the iPhone. Including in Russia, where Apple’s results for the third quarter of 2018 returned to third place in number of sold smartphones, shifting from the position of Xiaomi with its extra low-cost devices. It is reported by analyst firm IDC, citing the official data of sales of smartphones in Russia.
According to IDC data, the first two places in the number of smartphones sold in Russia, the share of Samsung and Huawei. And Huawei continues to gain speed — the share of Chinese companies in the market are already comparable with the share of Samsung. The third place returned to Apple, despite the high prices of the latest iPhone XS, Max XS iPhone and iPhone XR.
In monetary terms in the Russian market, as before, is ruled by Apple. The company’s share of the total amount of money spent on smartphones is about 40%.
IDC noted that total sales of smartphones in Russia in the third quarter of 2018 remained at the level of the same period last year. Analysts believe that this market is a plus, because due to the fall of the ruble was expected to decrease consumer interest in smartphones.