Smartphone Bestsellers You Should Be Aware Of

Smartphone Bestsellers You Should Be Aware Of

According to estimates, there will be 6.8 billion smartphone users worldwide in 2023—a steady annual growth. Remarkably, there were 3.2 billion fewer smartphone owners in 2016—just seven years earlier. The increasing demand for cellphones has led to a consistent increase in their pricing.

In order to answer the issue, does best-selling always equate to best performance, we have created a list of the top six smartphones that have been bestsellers in previous years in this article. We’ll analyze the various units’ worldwide sales and consider their duration of availability while ranking these gadgets. We will gradually ascertain which top-selling phone is the best in the run-up to the best-selling smartphone.

Roundup of our bestselling smartphones:


Samsung Galaxy A13:

The Samsung Galaxy A13, one of Samsung’s low-cost smartphones and the only one to make our list, comes in at number six. This low-cost phone, which was first released in March 2022, was listed as the eighth best-selling smartphone in North America the previous year.

The phone performs well overall when it comes to battery life, but don’t let it run out entirely because its charging speed isn’t the fastest or most dependable.


  • All Day battery life
  • Ultra-wide lens
  • Excellent screen brightness


  • Slow charging speed
  • No night mode option


iPhone XR:

On our list, the iPhone XR is ranked fifth.September 2018 marks just under five years since its release, and in that time, it has sold almost 77 million units. The iPhone XR was the best-selling phone in the world at one time, and it was even the best-selling phone of the year when it was initially released.

You may wave goodbye to countless wires with this device’s wireless charging feature, but others find its maximum capacity of 256 GB to be a major drawback.


  • Wireless charging
  • Excellent performance
  • Six colour options


  • No dual lens
  • Storage only up to 256 GB
  • No mobile HDR


Samsung galaxy S22:

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is the fourth-best-selling Samsung smartphone according to our rankings. Following its announcement and subsequent release in February 2022, this gadget rose to the sixth position among North America’s best-selling smartphones in 2022, with over 30 million devices having been sold since then.

Its capacity for taking high-quality films has been recognized as one of the smartphone’s top features; nevertheless, keep in mind that there aren’t many storage alternatives available.


  • Clear colourful display
  • Good video ability
  • Good longevity


  • Limited storage options
  • Poor battery life
  • Overheating


iPhone 8 Plus:

Our 3rd place device, having been released in September 2017 is the iPhone 8 Plus that has sold over 86 million units. In 2018, the iPhone 8 Plus made up for 24% of Apple phone sales, 11% more than its partner smartphone, the iPhone 8.

Although this device is considered a much older smartphone, the iPhone 8 still runs on the newer Apple updates however, this doesn’t mean the devices speed is as up to date, as some negative comments often mention that the phone is slow running.


  • Runs on the latest iPhone updates considering its an older phone.
  • Affordable
  • Expected to get ios 17 updates.


  • Slow running
  • No high resolution


iPhone 6:

The iPhone 6takes 2nd place on our list having over 222 million units sold since its release around 9 years ago in September 2014. It is still considered to be one of the best-selling smartphones, with its high-quality display and pocketable size. However, although this phone is one of the better on the list, a disadvantage of this phone is its poor battery life.


  • High quality camera
  • High quality screen in a pocketable size
  • Cheaper than most smartphones


  • Shorter battery life
  • Smaller screen display


iPhone 12:

The iPhone 12 takes the number 1 spot for the best-selling iPhone and bestselling phone generally in our list. Although the device has sold less units than the iPhone 6 coming in at 100 million units sold, the device only came out 3 years ago which makes up for it. Its excellent camera quality is a major advantage for this device however, a disadvantage is its display being only 60 Hz.


  • Excellent camera
  • Long battery life
  • Fast charging


  • Only 64 GB base storage
  • 60 HZ display.

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