Strategy Analytics recently published a report claiming Samsung Galaxy A51 4G as the world’s best selling Android smartphone in Q1 2020 with a 2.3% share. Redmi 8 secures the second position with 1.9%. This proves a progressive dominance of affordable devices over the Android smartphone market.
About Strategy Analytics Inc., its work includes commercial business, marketing, opinion, and other economic research. Based in Boston, Massachusetts, US, it’s quoted to be a “global leader in supporting companies across their planning lifecycle through a range of customized market research solutions.”
The Director at Strategy Analytics on the report said, “Global smartphone shipments reached a total of 275 million units in Q1 2020. The Android segment accounted for a dominant 86 percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide in the quarter. The vast majority of smartphones sold globally today are Android models.”
Similarly, the remaining four out of the top-six Android models in Q1 2020 with their corresponding market share include the Samsung Galaxy S20+ with 1.7%, Samsung Galaxy A10s with 1.6%, Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 with 1.6%, and Samsung Galaxy A20s with 1.4%. Samsung alone managed to sell over 60 lakh Galaxy A51 units.
In Nepal, the Galaxy A51 will cost you Rs. 39,999 for the 6/128GB variant. But what does it offer? Let’s give you a quick overview of the phone.
Samsung Galaxy A51 Specs
- Display: 6.5-inch Super AMOLED screen, capacitive touch
- Resolution: Full HD+, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, (~405PPI pixel density)
- Chipset: Exynos 9611 (10nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (4 x 2.3GHz Cortex-A73 & 4 x 1.6GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Mali-GPU MP3
- OS: Android 10, One UI2
- Memory: 6GB/128GB; storage expandable up to 512GB via micro SD
- Primary Camera: Quad-Camera – 48MP, f/2.0, PDAF + 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, f/2.2 + 5MP depth sensor, f/2.2 + 5MP macro lens, f/2.4 and LED flash
- Secondary Camera: 32MP, f/2.2
- Sensors: Fingerprint(in-display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
- Battery: 4,000mAh Li-Po battery; non-removable, 15W fast charging
A day ago, we discussed Xiaomi being the number one smartphone brand in Nepal. Meanwhile, four out of the top-six smartphones in the Strategy Analytics report turned out to be from Samsung. Where do you see Samsung in the affordable smartphones segment? Write us in the comments below.