In February 2022, the four most selling 5G Android smartphones were all by Samsung (Via TechGoing). According to Counterpoint Research’s top 10 list of global top 10 best-selling 5G Android smartphones, the Galaxy A52s sold the most with 2.90% market share, followed by the Galaxy S22 Ultra 5G, which managed to secure 2.87% of the 5G Android market share.
The Galaxy S21 Founders Edition captured 2.63% of the market, and the Galaxy A32 5G occupied 2.09% of the 5G Android market in February. Trailing the South Korean, OPPO Reno7 5G became the top-selling 5G smartphone from a Chinese vendor with 1.92% of total 5G Android phone sales in February.
Honor is recently on the rise to fill the void left by Huawei after the US sanctions shipped a sizable amount of Honor 60 smartphones in February, accounting for 1.81% of the global 5G Android smartphone sales. The Vivo S12, the Redmi K40, and the Honor X30 occupied the seventh, eighth, and ninth positions in the top 10 rankings with 1.58%, 1.57%, and 1.51% market share, respectively.
The sales of the Chinese models are mainly driven by the domestic market where 5G has now become standard with a penetration rate of 83% as of February 2022.
In total, the top 10 best-selling 5G Android smartphones accounted for 20% of 5G Android smartphone sales in February. And Android smartphones made up 67% of global 5G smartphone sales in February 2022. Samsung is expected to remain dominant in the coming months as the brand has recently launched the new Galaxy A series which will likely be replacing the previous Gen A-series devices on the list.