We look at phone through history as we list down 10 best selling mobile phones ever and list of phones with 100 million sales record.
Today generation of smartphone are dominating but if you look at top-selling phones ever until now. It’s hard to believe that these touchscreen smartphone are nowhere near the top 10. Infact the all time top 10 most sold phone is dominated by Nokia [Nokia has top 6 selling phones and out of top 10, 7 are from Nokia brand itself]. Here we go through best selling mobile phones ever and we have got 10 of them.
Best Selling Mobile phones
The following are the best selling mobiles phones worldwide, until now –
- Nokia 1100 – 250 millions units sold
- Nokia 1110 – 250 millions units sold
- Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – 220 millions units sold
- Nokia 3210 – 160 millions units sold
- Nokia 1200 – 150 millions units sold
- Nokia 5230 – 150 millions units sold
- Nokia 6600 – 150 millions units sold
- Samsung E1100 – 150 millions units sold
- Motorola Razr V3 – 130 millions units sold
- Nokia 2600 – 135 millions units sold
- Nokia 1600 – 130 millions units sold
- Nokia 3310 – 126 millions units sold
- Nokia 1208 – 100 millions units sold
Note : We extended the list to include a total of top 13 phones.
Facts & Figures
The above list might look simple to you, but it has a lot of things to say. Here are some of the facts and figures regarding the top selling mobile phones ever in the history –
No Android Phone in the List
First and the foremost thing you will notice that there is not even a single Android phone makes it to the list here. Android might be running on more than 90% of smartphones sold right now, but history books suggest something else.
iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Combined gets close to #1
Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus join the 100 million phones club as they are ranked #4 in terms of overall phones sold. In fact it’s the first touchscreen phone and first phone since 2010 after era to to get into the top 10. The iPhone 6/6 Plus still has a chance to make it to #1 spot in the list as it’s still sold in the market.
Samsung – An inch Closer
None of them are officially available
If you are looking to purchase any of those top 10 handset, then I am really sorry because all of them are discontinued by respective OEM’s. You can still get iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.
No phones until 2030 to Disturb the List
Until 2030, we believe it’s hard for any phone model to break this unique record of Nokia. 2030 because, at that time world population will reach 8.5 billion, as reported by United Nations.
Top Selling Touchscreen Phones
Here is the list of top selling touchscreen phones which includes Android, iOS, Windows and other OS handsets –
- Apple iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus – 220 millions units sold
- Samsung Galaxy S4 – 80 millions units sold
- Apple iPhone 5 – 70 millions units sold
- iPhone 4s – 60 millions units sold
- Samsung Galaxy S3 – 60 millions units sold
- iPhone 5s – 52 millions units sold
- iPhone 4 – 50 millions units sold
- Samsung Galaxy S2 – 40 millions units sold
- Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – 38 millions units sold
- iPhone 3GS – 35 millions units sold
Which of these best phones did you ever possessed?