According to “Rockafella” in 2018 the undisputed leader among smartphones has been Samsung products: five vehicles in the top ten, and four leaders. Best model of Apple in fifth place, the flagship iPhone X took ninth line
The Samsung Galaxy S9
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Best smartphone of 2018 experts “Roccasecca” recognized Samsung Galaxy S9. Moreover, the apparatus of the South Korean company took the first four places in the ranking, which is published on the website of the organization. The best smartphone of the line the Apple “Roskoshestvo” recognized iPhone 8 Plus (64 GB), who took fifth place, and the flagship device iPhone X was in ninth place.
Testing gadgets were conducted more than ten parameters. Among them are the durability and scratch resistance (tested in a rotary tube), rain test and inspection of water resistance, the quality of the battery and the charging rate. The experts also assessed the quality photos and video, and display capabilities of the phone, music and GPS navigation.
In the overall gold and silver have taken Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S9 and S9+, surpassing the third and fourth place the previous leaders, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+. In fifth place, the Apple iPhone 8 Plus (64 GB), the flagship model Huawei — P20 Pro — took sixth place. In seventh place is another model of Samsung Galaxy Note 8, followed by the Apple iPhone 8 (64 GB). iPhone X placed on the results of tests in ninth place, and closes the top ten high-end Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
In the category “Camera and video” the three leading positions in the rating took the Apple first iPhone X, pushed to second and third positions are the former leaders of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Apple products became by far the best in the category “Music”: different iPhone generations have occupied from the 1st to 13th place, Samsung smartphones according to this index yielded and settled with the 14-th to 24-th line of the rating.
Exceeded expectations: what were the financials of Apple
Earlier, on July 31, the International Data Corporation (IDC) in its review of the market announced that by the end of the second quarter of 2018, the Chinese company Huawei has bypassed on number of units sold the Apple and went on this indicator in second place in the world.
At the same time lead with an index of 71.5 million smartphones sold maintained by the company Samsung, whose share amounted to 20.9%, Huawei has sold 54.2 million vehicles, capturing 15.8 percent of the market. Apple in April—June sold 41.3 million devices, having increased its share to 12.1%, but this was not enough to stay at the second position.
However, Apple in the third quarter of 2018 fiscal year, which ended on 30 June 2018, has shown beyond expectation financial results: revenue increased by 17%, to $53.3 billion, with net profit of $11.5 billion.
After the publication of the financial performance of shares of Apple on NASDAQ rose by 1 August by more than 5% and the market capitalization of the Corporation was close to $1 trillion to $990,4 billion.