on december 31, news, usa today reported that the iphone is still 2017 best-selling technology products, total sales more than second to the fifth combined sales of technology products.
giving insights analyst daniel ives(daniel ives) said that apple will sell 223 million iphones in 2017, up from 211 million the year before.
sales of the top five technology products are:samsung's high-end smartphones galaxy s8 and note 8(33 million), amazon intelligent speaker echo dot(24 million), apple watch(20 million pieces), nintendo switch console(15 million).
apple launched three new iphones in 2017, including the most expensive iphone x, priced at$999.for many consumers, the other 2 product seems to be in last year's iphone, plus 7, 8 and 7 8 plus basis did little to upgrade.
ives believe that apple will have larger market in 2018, with its iphone se will update in spring, autumn will launch more new phones.
, ives said, in the more than 1 billion users of the iphone, there are 350 million people will be in the next year to replace mobile phones.
according to research firm idc, smartphone global market dominated by google's android system, the system has a 85% market share, while apple's ios has a 15% market share.
but the iphone is still the most popular brand of smart phones, and the second mobile phone there is a huge gap between the samsung galaxy.