iPhone sales will be flat this quarter, predicts analyst

Uncategorized | Monday January 27 2014 5:19 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone sales will be flat this quarter, predicts analyst

Apple 's iPhone 5S.

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Apple ‘s “disappointing” iPhone sales growth could continue this quarter and over the foreseeable future.

Yesterday Apple reported sales of 51 million iPhones for the December quarter. Though that number hit a record, Wall Street analysts had anticipated 55 million in sales, triggering renewed questions about the company’s future iPhone growth.

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iPhone sales may have hit record 55 million last quarter — analyst

Uncategorized | Wednesday January 15 2014 6:35 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone sales may have hit record 55 million last quarter -- analyst

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Apple could reveal record iPhone sales when it announces its December quarter results next week.

In an investors note out Tuesday, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty said she expects iPhone sales of 54 to 55 million for the final quarter of 2013, aka Apple ‘s first fiscal quarter of 2014. That’s slightly higher than the Wall Street consensus of around 53 million. In contrast, Apple sold (more…)

Among iPhones, the 5S snags the biggest share in sales

Uncategorized | Thursday January 9 2014 8:40 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Among iPhones, the 5S snags the biggest share in sales

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The iPhone 5S scooped up a healthy share of US iPhone sales last quarter by swaying buyers away from the 5C and 4S, according to a new report.

Based on a survey of Apple customers, research firm CIRP said on Tuesday that the 5S took home 59 percent of iPhone sales during the final quarter of 2013. In contrast, the 5C grabbed just 27 percent of sales, while the 4S ended up with 14 percent. (more…)

Apple may sell iPhone 4 in India to kick-start sales

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Apple may sell iPhone 4 in India to kick-start sales

Apple 's iPhone 4 may find its way back to India.

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Apple reportedly is prepping to relaunch the budget-conscious 8GB iPhone 4 in India in an attempt to revive lagging smartphone sales.

To reach more buyers, Apple will cut the cost of the iPhone 4 to 15,000 Indian rupees ($243) from the original price of 26,500 rupees ($431), The Economic Times said on Tuesday, citing information from (more…)

iPhone 5S scores 59 percent of iPhone sales — report

Uncategorized | Wednesday January 8 2014 12:55 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

iPhone 5S scores 59 percent of iPhone sales -- report

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The iPhone 5S scooped up a healthy share of iPhone sales last quarter by swaying buyers away from the 5C and 4S, according to a new report.

Based on a survey of Apple customers, research firm CIRP said on Tuesday that the 5S took home 59 percent of iPhone sales during 2013’s December quarter. In contrast, the 5C grabbed just 27 percent of sales, while the 4S ended up with 14 percent.

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Apple scores $10 billion in App Store sales for 2013

Uncategorized | Saturday January 4 2014 4:06 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Apple scores $10 billion in App Store sales for 2013

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Apple took home more than $10 billion last year from mobile app sales.

Announcing the news on Tuesday, Apple said that more than $1 billion was generated in December alone. During that time, customers downloaded almost 3 billion apps, making December Apple ‘s most lucrative month since the App Store opened for business.

Developers also have shared in Apple ‘s fortunes, (more…)

iPhone 5C sales may affect China Mobile deal — analyst

Uncategorized | Friday December 20 2013 5:47 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 5C sales may affect China Mobile deal -- analyst

Apple 's iPhone 5C lineup.

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Apple and China Mobile are close to signing a deal to launch the iPhone , says analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, but sluggish sales of the iPhone 5C may alter the terms.

Speculation has run rampant that the two companies had already inked a deal, especially after the iPhone 5S and 5C appeared on preorder pages for China Mobile. But the carrier’s chairman, Xi Guohua, said (more…)

iPhone 5C sales estimates chopped by analyst

Uncategorized | Sunday October 6 2013 9:35 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

iPhone 5C sales estimates chopped by analyst

Apple 's iPhone 5C.

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Apple ‘s iPhone 5C sales may be even lower than initially expected, at least according to one prominent analyst.

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in an investors note out Friday that he now expects 5C sales for the September quarter to ring in at 11.4 million, according to information received by Business Insider. That’s a 33 percent freefall from his original (more…)

iPhone 5s, 5c sales split down the middle, claims analyst

Uncategorized | Monday September 23 2013 10:12 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone 5s, 5c sales split down the middle, claims analyst

The iPhone 5S.

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The iPhone 5S has dramatically outsold the iPhone 5C. Or has it?

A recent report from Localytics found that the number of iPhone 5S activations outscored those of the 5C by a factor of 3.4. But one analyst believes the gap in actual sales is much narrower.

In an investors note caught by AppleInsider, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo suggests that Apple ‘s two new phones split (more…)

iPhone sales to hit 62 million in fourth quarter, predicts analyst

Uncategorized | Wednesday July 17 2013 2:52 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

iPhone sales to hit 62 million in fourth quarter, predicts analyst

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iPhone sales won’t heat up until the December quarter after Apple unveils a low-cost model. At least, that’s the forecast from analyst Gene Munster.

For June quarter results, which Apple reports on Tuesday, Munster expects iPhone sales of 26 million, on par with Wall Street projections. If accurate, that would match the number sold during the same quarter in 2012.

For the September quarter, (more…)

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