Apple released the iPhone XR alongside the iPhone XS at the end of 2018 and while Apple heavily pushed the model with various trade in deals, it did seem to work pretty well as according to Omdia, a research firm – the iPhone XR was the best selling smartphone in 2019, the second being the iPhone 11.

One impressive stat is how many iPhone 11 units were shipped in 2019. The XR was launched in September 2018 and is actually still being sold by Apple. The 11 was released in September 2019 and in four months Apple shifted 37.3 million iPhone 11 until and in the full twelve months it sold 46.3 million XR units, just showing how popular and well marketed the new iPhone 11 was, and is.

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