NEW DELHI: Maintaining its growth trajectory in the highly-congested premium smartphone segment in India, Apple garnered 51.3 per cent share in the Rs 35,000 and above price segment in the third quarter that ended on September 30. This is the second consecutive quarter growth for the Cupertino-based iPhone maker which bounced back in a market -- dominated to date by the likes of Samsung, OnePlus and others -- riding on heavy promotional offers especially on iPhone XR and the newly-launched iPhone 11. "In the premium segment, Apple continued to dominate with a market share of 51.3 per cent in 3Q19, on the back of affordability offers and price drops on previous generation models like the iPhone XR, iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 (128GB), along with the newly-launched iPhone 11/Pro series," the International Data Corporation (IDC) said in a statement. Apple regained top position in the premium smartphone segment in India in the second quarter (Q2 that ended on June 30) this year with an … [Read more...] about Apple tops India premium segment with 51.3% share in Q3: IDC
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Email By Christina Zhou Updated January 20, 2019 12:35:14 Photo: Experts say phones of persons of security interest can be monitored "irrespective of the phone brand". (ABC News: Jarrod Fankhauser) Related Story: Huawei lashes out at Australia and others for 'malicious' and 'unfair' treatment Related Story: Here's why foreign governments don't trust Huawei Related Story: Do you need a virtual private network to protect your privacy online? Map: China A flurry of media coverage around Huawei's security risks over the past year may have put some consumers off buying one of their latest high-tech smartphones. Key points:The concern around Huawei stems from Beijing's influence over Chinese companiesFears growing that Chinese companies are no longer free from CCP controlHuawei says the company would refuse any Beijing request for customer information While Huawei has become one of the biggest names in technology next to Samsung and Apple, the brand has also come under … [Read more...] about Huawei and Apple smartphones are both made in China, so what is the difference?
As Chinese smartphone makers continue to grow in India, it appears that more people are buying devices online than ever before. In the latest edition of the International Data Corporation's (IDC) quarterly report, online sales have been said to account for a record high of 45.4 percent of all device shipments in India, after accounting for all of the sell-in, sell-out and sell-through inventories in the Indian smartphone market. Shipments to the online segment of retailers in India have grown at a healthy annual rate of 28.3 percent, reflecting on how more users are being drawn by attractive discounts and aggressive marketing campaigns by device makers in the online space. The IDC report also notes that shipments to offline retailers selling smartphones fell by 2.6 percent annually in India, matching reports of low footfalls in offline retail stores and causing sellers to deal with leftover inventory at the moment. The move is a clear sign of paradigm shift in the Indian market, which … [Read more...] about More Phones Sold Online than Ever Before in India as Shipments Grew 9.3 Percent in Q3
Email Updated August 03, 2018 06:23:45 Photo: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs launched the iPhone in 2007. (AP: Paul Sakuma, file photo) Related Story: Apple boosted by iPhone X sales, Wall Street sees industrial rebound Map: United States Apple has became the first $1 trillion publicly listed US company, crowning a decade-long rise fuelled by its ubiquitous iPhone that transformed it from a niche player in personal computers into a global powerhouse spanning entertainment and communications. Key points:Apple's stock market value is greater than Exxon Mobil, Procter & Gamble and AT&T combinedIts value has surged more than 50,000 per cent since its 1980 initial public offeringIn 2007, Chinese government-controlled PetroChina briefly reached a stock market value of about $1.1 trillion The tech company's stock jumped 2.8 per cent to as high as $US207.05, bringing its gain to about 9 per cent since Tuesday when its reported June-quarter results above expectations and … [Read more...] about Apple becomes first US-listed trillion-dollar company