Since rumors started to spread for the upcoming iPhone 5, leading tech blogs seemed more concerned covering details on the leaked parts, availability, pricing, specs, whereas forgetting the iPhone 4. While others did, we kept you posted on your favorite smartphone.
We very well know about the leading smartphone in the market but to prove things right, an analyst with Canaccord Genuity, T. Michael Walkley has found the iPhone 4 being the leading smartphone, in sales, despite being more than a year old and about to witness a newer model.
According to the chart displayed below, the iPhone 4 has been recorded as the leading smartphone seller in June, July and August over AT&T and Verizon networks. After the launch, AT&T witnessed exceedingly high sales while on the other hand you might remember on the smartphone have broken all sale records over Verizon back in February.
Even after record breaking sales, the iPhone 4 seems to be lost in the cloud. This was technically due to the hype created in the recent months on the features the new iPhone 5 would sport.
Moreover, the iPhone 5 is being eyed to even surpass sales of the iPhone 4 due to the new design, stronger processor, better camera and many other features along with the availability of the smartphone over Sprint‘s network. In addition, Walkley disclosed on the iPad 2 on being the top-selling tablet on Verizon and AT&T.
Furthermore, the HTC EVO 3D 4G dominated in sales, while on T-Mobile, the HTC Sensation was termed as the best seller.
Our checks indicated strong sales of the iPhone 4, as it remained the top selling smartphone at AT&T and Verizon despite increasing consumer expectations for the iPhone 5 launch. During the holiday season, we anticipate strong sales of the iPhone 5, as we anticipate a strong global launch with increased distribution to new carriers including Sprint in the U.S. market.