The global situation that characterized this 2020 has made us stay at home most of the year and get used to new habits. Whether it was to work, study or stay in touch with the outside world, the majority needed a technological product for these purposes, and the leader in this field was the iPhone.
According to a report published by Wedbush Securities as in 2019, Apple has managed to remain the leader with its most iconic product
The iPhone is the big favorite
Sales of 185 million iPhone units in 2019 were exceeded by 195 million units this year. The analysis attributes the increase in sales to the home study trend that has forced so many people to upgrade their tech equipment.
However, the fact that Apple was able to see an increase for a product ranging from $ 399 to $ 1,099 during the ongoing health emergency is still surprising:
“Apple topped the phone in 2019, despite being a pandemic year when so many people were out of work and money was harder to come by.”
On the other hand, and according to a report by Strategy Analytics, other Apple products saw an increase compared to 2019 sales:
- Airpods: The best-selling headphones increased sales by almost a third, to 91 million units, from 65 million in 2019.
- iPad: Apple’s tablet has seen a resurgence in 2020, as a beneficiary of the work and home learning trend, with expected sales of 55 million units, up from 40 million in 2019.
- Apple Watch: With this device, Apple saw its watch sales increase from 25 million to 31 million in 2020.
Like most people, during the first months of the year, Apple surely had a completely different picture in mind, but this 2020 has managed to surprise even the most valuable company in the world, with facts you will remember. in this recap of Apple’s 2020 year.