Apple iPhone XR secured the top spot while the iPhone 11 became the second best-selling model.
Apple iPhones secured leading spots in the best-selling category globally for 2019, according to Counterpoint Research's Market Pulse.
Apple iPhone XR secured the top spot while the iPhone 11 became the second best-selling model, in less than four months of launch. Apple captured six places in the top ten list, securing a 3 percent market share, the official blog notes.
Samsung followed next with three models, all from its mid-range Galaxy A series, including A50, A10, and A20. Replacing Xiaomi, Oppo's A5 was among the top-selling models globally last year.
The global top 10 smartphones for 2019 were: Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone 11, Samsung Galaxy A50, Samsung Galaxy A10, Oppo A5, Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy