iPhone 6 poised to take over the world

Apple iPhone 6Following reports that the iPhone grew its share massively in the United States, Japan, and South Korea, retailers in Taiwan now report that Apple ranked as the top smartphone vendor in the country last month.

Citing data compiled by local retail channels, Taiwanese media reveals that Apple was the top smartphone vendor in December, both in terms of sales value and volume. The main reason for this uptick was strong demand for the iPhone 6, according to DigiTimes.

Much like in the US, Apple beat Samsung to a pulp scoring a massive 25.9% share in terms of sales volume, and 53.2% in terms of sales value. The report doesn’t mention Samsung’s figures (for one reason or another), but does state that “Samsung led the Android camp and took the second position, with HTC in third.”

The preferred iPhone 6 model amongst Taiwanese buyers was the 4.7-inch version with 64GB of storage, according to the same sources. This particular model topped the best-selling top-10 models, while the iPhone 6 Plus (also with 64GB of storage) was second on that list.

Looking at how these phones are getting snagged on a regular basis, the retail channel sources noted that “Sales momentum of iPhone 6 devices is expected to continue to the Lunar New Year holidays.”

If Apple sticks to tradition, later this year the company will be releasing another new iPhone model, the iPhone 6S, featuring upgraded internals and a similar (if not identical) form factor and design. Rumor has it that the company might deploy this upgrade earlier, making room for the iPhone 7 announcement in the fall. These reports, however, are highly unfounded.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Apple, iPhone, smartphones

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Galaxy Note10 really is built around a 6.7-inch display
 
You may still be able to download your content
 
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram are all going away
 
Minimize apps to a floating, always-on-top bubble
 
Japan Display has been providing LCDs for the iPhone XR, the only LCD model in Apple’s 2018 line-up
 
The 2001 operating system has reached its lowest share level
 
The entire TSMC 5nm design infrastructure is available now from TSMC
 
The smartphone uses a Snapdragon 660 processor running Android 9 Pie
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 / 2
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (15)