Yandex.Market named the 10 most popular smartphones in 2020

Yandex experts.The market studied the demand for smartphones and ranked the most popular models in the first half of 2020. The study used the service’s data on the transition of users to online stores from January 1 to June 30, 2020.

The most popular manufacturer of mobilephones on Yandex.Market became Xiaomi - almost 29% of user transitions were accounted for by the offers of smartphones of this brand. The second most popular was Samsung with 20% of transitions, and the third - Apple (19%).

The most popular smartphone among Russians has becomeXiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro with an average cost of about 16 thousand rubles. In total, the models of the Chinese manufacturer took 4 positions in the top ten most popular devices. Also, Apple models got into the top: iPhone 11 with 64GB and 128GB memory took third and fifth places and became the most expensive models in the ranking. This year's new - Samsung Galaxy A51 - took fourth place.

The rating of the most popular smartphones of the first half of the year on Yandex.Market looks like this:

- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 / 64GB.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8T 4 / 64GB.
- Apple iPhone 11 64GB.
- Samsung Galaxy A51 64GB.
- Apple iPhone 11 128GB.
- Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro 6 / 128GB.
- Apple iPhone Xr 64GB.
- Xiaomi Redmi 8 4 / 64GB.
- Samsung Galaxy A10.
- Samsung Galaxy A50 64GB.

When choosing a smartphone, users of the servicepay attention to the built-in functions, memory capacity, battery capacity and screen resolution. So, 74% of the transitions were made on offers of models with the NFC function, although in the same period of 2019, only 61% of service users were interested in the possibility of contactless payment via smartphone. The most popular volume of internal memory among users is 64 GB. They also most often looked for mobile phones with a battery capacity of 3500-4499 mAh and a screen resolution of 2340 × 1080.

As the expert in the Electronics category notesYandex.Market Kirill Rodin, this spring the Russian smartphone market was heavily influenced by the self-isolation mode - as early as mid-March, service analysts began to record a gradual decrease in demand for mobile phones. The Russians showed the least interest in the category on April 1, but by the second half of the month, user demand had recovered to last year's figures - the number of transitions to smartphone offers to online stores on April 29 was 54% more than on April 1. According to Rodin, despite restrictive measures, some manufacturers did not postpone the presentation of their new products, which stimulated user interest and allowed the market to quickly return to high demand.

Source: Yandex.Market