Charts break down Apple iPhone shipments by region
0. phoneArena 27 Sep 2012, 12:01 posted on
Sameer Singh of TechThoughts took a look at Apple iPhone sales by region on a quarter-by quarter basis and finds to no surprise that the launch quarter is the high water mark for recently launched versions of Apple's iconic smartphone with subsequent declines in future quarters...
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1. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 3616; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Knowing Apple, price slash will be non-existent in the first year!!
The EGO still hovers around each Applet.
2. wendygarett (unregistered)
Oh Apple... Really can't turn me off :)
4. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
hmmm interesting comment...it means it dosen't turn you off but it does not get you charged up as well...
Do you mean to say iPhone 5 is kind of stale...it probably is :)
5. wendygarett (unregistered)
Oh well, iPhone still awesome :D
10. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
Aw wendy dont sulk, its ok if you didnt get the joke :)
You can still ask siri :)
3. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1235; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)
There was a surge in sales for the iPhone 4S because of the demand for Siri but iPhone5 does not offer anything new design-wise or software-wise. The chart suggests that the previous iterations had a somewhat similar shipment rate except iPhone 4S.
Add to all this the insane pricing of around US $1764 for the 16gb version in huge south-east asain markets like India and China does not help Apple's cause.
If the demand for sale is not there then the shipment numbers automatically decline.
I am not biased, I am just providing a critical analysis.
6. Aeires (unregistered)
I think the 4" screen and 4G technology brings a lot more to the iPhone than what Siri does.
I'd like to see this revisited once a couple of quarters are in the books.
7. tedkord (Posts: 10675; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)
I'd agree. I think the 5 is a much more compelling device than either the 4s or the 4. (Though I think those two were better looking)
8. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
PA, get your facts straight.
This estimate is for the entire iPhone line, not just iPhone 5, for gosh sake.
9. RCMizK3w1 (Posts: 15; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)
Phonearena? More like iPhonearena....
Anyways I also don't get why people are saying the iP5 isn't a worthy upgrade from the 4s when they said the upgrade from the iP4 to the 4s was necessary. With a large screen, LTE, if anything this is the most worthy upgrade yet; although the iP5 definitely isn't the best choice for someone looking for an upgrade.