What you need to know
- The Pixel 3a is the best selling unlocked phone on Amazon in America.
- Other brands in the top ten include Samsung, BLU, Xiaomi, and renewed Apple phones.
- Sales for flagships have been declining while sales for entry-level and mid-range phones have been steady.
Google appears to have a hit on its hands, that's if the Amazon store ranking is anything to go by. Currently, the Pixel 3a is the best selling unlocked phone on Amazon in America.
Who would have thought users wanted an affordable phone with up to date software and a great camera? Apparently, Google thought so, and it was not wrong.
Sales of premium smartphones have struggled over the past few years, with most new phones sold being from the entry-level or mid-range sector. Google itself noted this during its first-quarter earnings call after being faced with disappointing sales of the Pixel 3.
Google isn't the only one shifting focus to mid-range phones, though. Samsung has also begun putting more emphasis on these devices; In the past year, it has killed off the J series of phones and started putting new features into the Galaxy A lineup.
In fact, the second-best selling unlocked phone on Amazon at the moment is the Samsung Galaxy A10. The rest of the top ten is rounded out by brands such as BLU, Xiaomi, and renewed Apple phones.
While it is still early on, it's quite impressive that the Pixel 3a has skyrocketed to number one so quickly — especially when you consider that Samsung, Apple, and Xiaomi are some of the biggest players in smartphones. According to IDC stats, all three of them hold nearly 45% of the market.
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.
These are the free shows we're enjoying right now on Amazon Fire TV
Now is a great time to binge tons of free tv shows and movies on Amazon Fire TV. Here are some of our favorites that are currently running on the various free services like Prime Video, IMDbTV, Crackle, and others.
Amazon says employees are not being forced to delete TikTok
Amazon is the latest entity to lash out at TikTok, with the retail giant now requiring all of its employees to delete the app from their phones.
Everything we know (so far) about the Google Pixel 5
We're still months out from Google unveiling the Pixel 5, but that doesn't mean it's too early to speculate what it might offer. Here's everything we know so far!
Protect your precious Pixel 3a with perfectly priced cases!
No matter your taste, your phone needs a case, and the affordably-priced Pixel 3a is no exception.