Sony’s latest Xperia Z mobile phone has proven to be the best-selling mobile device for April, according to Swedish mobile phone accessories manufacturer Krusell. Moving up one position from being second on the Top Ten list in February, Xperia Z overtook Apple’s iPhone 5 for the first time.
“The interest for Xperia Z has increased week by week, when the device has proven to be a massive seller in retail. The new competitor for Xperia the coming period will be Samsung’s Galaxy S4 which soon will hit stores,” said Ulf Sandberg Managing Director at Krusell.
Krusell manufactures carrying cases for portable electronics and releases a Top 10-list of the most popular device every month.
The list is based on number of pieces custom made mobile- and smartphone cases ordered from Krusell during March 2013. The list of Krusell is unique due to the fact that it reflects the sales of phones in six continents and in more than 70 countries around the globe.
Krusell’s complete Top 10 list of the most popular devices for March:
1. (2) Sony Xperia Z
2. (-) Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4
3. (1) Apple iPhone 5
4. (9) HTC One SV
5. (-) Sony Xperia ZL
6. (7)Samsung Galaxy i9300 SIII
7. (-) Sony Xperia E / E Dual
8. (3) Apple iPhone 4/4S
9. (4) Samsung I8190 Galaxy S III Mini
10. (-) Blackberry Z10
() = Last month’s position.
Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor