Apple's (AAPL) - Get Report iPhone 6s was the top-selling smartphone in the world last year, beating its competitors like the Samsung (SSNLF)  Galaxy S7, according to research from IHS Markit (INFO) - Get Report.

Apple shipped roughly 60 million iPhone 6s units in 2016.

The iPhone 7 was the second most shipped last year with over 50 million units, and the iPhone 7 Plus came in third with over 25 million. 

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Samsung's flagship model Galaxy S7 Edge was in fifth place with around 25 million units shipped.

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