It is the expected statistics.
Leading Russian retailers have shared data on smartphones sales for the first nine months of 2018. From the report it became known that Chinese manufacturers of smartphones are really taking over the market. And it became clear which model iPhone is the most popular among Russians. The leader compared to the same period last year has not changed.
The most popular Apple smartphone in 2018 became the iPhone SE. Latest 4-inch iPhone that Apple has officially withdrawn from sale after the presentation of the iPhone XS and XS Max iPhoneremains the most purchased.
The main reason of interest of Russians to iPhone SE is its availability. At the beginning of the year, the model fell to 17-18 thousand rubles. It is noteworthy that the cost of the smartphone has not gone below and is maintained at this level for many months. However, Russian buyers, this price is quite satisfied.
According to forecasts, 2019 “popular” Apple smartphone in Russia should become the iPhone 7. The model is gradually getting cheaper, including the filing of Apple, but at the moment its price deters many. When the smartphone will drop by another 20-30%, then we should expect the explosion of consumer interest in a model, experts say.