Android remains the dominant mobile platform in the world with almost every brand — except Apple — selling smartphones based on it. Be it Xiaomi, OnePlus, Oppo, Samsung or Vivo — everyone sells Android phones. If you have wondered which was the highest-selling Android smartphone out of the 100s that were sold in 2020 then look no further. According to Omdia, a market research firm, it was the
Samsung Galaxy A51
, which was the most shipped
As per Omdia, Samsung shipped 23.2 million units of the Galaxy A51 in 2020 to earn the top spot in the list of Android phones. The highest selling smartphone in the world was the iPhone 11. The list of top 10 smartphones has five Android phones and five iPhones. Out of the five Android phones, four were from Samsung and one was from Xiaomi. As per Omdia, Apple shipped 64.8 million units of iPhone 11 in 2020. This is the second year in a row that an iPhone has been the best-selling smartphone in the world.
As for the Samsung Galaxy A51, it sells at Rs 20,999 in India. Samsung Galaxy A51 sports a 6.5-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-O display with 1080x2400p resolution. Powered by an octa-core Exynos 9611 processor, the device houses a 4000mAh battery that is claimed to deliver up to 15 hours of internet usage time. For imaging duties, the Galaxy A51 has a 32MP camera in a punch-hole design on the front and a quad-camera setup on the back that includes a 48MP (f/2.0 aperture) sensor, 12MP (f/2.2 aperture) sensor, 5MP (f/2.4 aperture) sensor, 5MP (f/2.2 aperture) sensor.
The smartphone offers dual-SIM support with a dedicated microSD card slot. Connectivity options on the handset include USB Type-C, 3.5mm jack, Bluetooth v5.0, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi.