Here are the countries where the Apple iPhone SE is selling well

Here are the countries where the Apple iPhone SE is selling well
Localytics' latest adoption charts for the 4-inch Apple iPhone SE reveals that the new 4-inch iPhone has been well received in European markets like the U.K. and France where the phone's adoption rate hit 1%. That is the same adoption rate for the device in Canada and Hong Kong. At .4%, the U.S. is taking in the iPhone SE at the same pace as the world average.

The data shows a lower adoption rate for the iPhone SE when compared to the Apple iPhone 6 series, the Apple iPhone 6s series, the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c. Some theorize that this is due to the nature of the beast; the iPhone SE is a phone that one keeps in the recesses of his or her mind as a replacement for some down the road event like an upgrade or a broken handset. That is in opposition to the other iPhone models which were aimed at consumers looking to buy a new phone now, or those who had to have the latest iPhone at that moment.

To read the specs of the iPhone SE is to understand more clearly what this device is all about. Despite the 4-inch screen, it is powered by the same A9 chipset that drives the Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus. It also has the same 12MP rear snapper found on the iPhone 6s, and even includes Live Photos despite the lack of 3D Touch. The Touch ID sensor is from the previous generation, which makes it a tad slower. And with support for NFC and Apple Pay, this is the perfect phone for those who have been sitting with an older 4-inch model and want to upgrade the hardware.

There are a ton of iPhone users who never upgraded to the larger screen of the Apple iPhone 6 or Apple iPhone 6s. Now, these holdouts have the opportunity to keep the smaller screen they love without missing out on many of the hardware changes. Of course, this ends in September when the Apple iPhone 7 comes to market with the A10 chip, possibly a new modem supplier, and other hardware upgrades. As such, we'd expect to see the iPhone SE receive a nice price cut when the next iteration of the iPhone is released.


source: Localytics via Forbes

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iPhone SE
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1624 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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23 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 31630; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

There won't be any heavy iPhone purchasing traffic, till September. The iPhone 7 will be a heavy hitter as usual, but good tech is just too broad now, for any one phone to dominate like iPhones did, when essentially they were the only game in town...2007-2009. Starting with the HTC Evo 4G to the present, there's just too much good stuff now. The iPhone is just one very good phone among many.

3. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah but its the only phone that runs ios.

4. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

What is this 1%?!? The percentage from all phone sells on the market? Or from all iPhone SE sells? Is this an Apple advertising? Who cares about these numbers anyway?

21. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

kinda wondered that too :-/ but in 2nd paragraph written "The data shows a lower adoption rate for the iPhone SE when compared to the Apple iPhone 6 series, the Apple iPhone 6s series, the Apple iPhone 5s and Apple iPhone 5c." while all those phone didnt showed in graph, I guess that 1% is compared to iPhone across all model..

28. sgodsell

Posts: 7602; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

When I see the iPhone SE sell for $580 CAN for 16gb. Then it is a rip off. The iPhone SE with 64gb is selling for $720 CAN. That is even a bigger rip off.

29. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31630; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You completely missed my point.

20. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

I promise I didn't miss it.

6. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I might get an SE when my contract's due up in September rather than a 7, been trying my old iPhone 5 that the wife uses and I still prefer the size, still seems fine for most use too - especially since I don't play many games or watch films on my phone (the iPad is better for that after all). I'll probably just buy it outright and get a cheap monthly contract until something interesting comes along... Maybe even the smaller HTC 10 if it's out then.

7. darkkjedii

Posts: 31630; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Sounds like a smart move, it's very capable.

9. Carlitos

Posts: 684; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Last time I checked Puerto Rico hasn't been a country since the Spanish invaded

22. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Hong Kong also not a country

11. NoAllegiance unregistered

SE makes a good club phone, that you do not have to worry about if it gets missing. You get a good status and it does not cost that much.

18. SamDH1

Posts: 419; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

You get a good status? Really?

12. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

Android is the only phone followed by Windows.

13. Ezio2710

Posts: 548; Member since: Aug 22, 2015

SE sales in india?????

14. dazed1

Posts: 808; Member since: Jul 28, 2015

One more useless iPhone "news"

16. poptart574

Posts: 223; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

The true winners here are not the consumers but rather all the PC manufacturers. Can't own a iPhone without a computer you know.

17. splus

Posts: 166; Member since: Nov 26, 2011

The real title of this article is "Here are the countries with people who have smallest hands."

19. aznhachi

Posts: 212; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

nailed it

27. TheUnbiasedGuy

Posts: 50; Member since: Apr 21, 2016

or here are the countries whose people love the smallest.

23. james101

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 24, 2016

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24. Aniruddha

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 10, 2016

This phone is quite expensive if you don't buy it with a carrier. In India for example, it such a rip off. $600. You could easily buy almost any other flagship. Obviously there's not much competition at the same screen size but most people will be willing to compromise at this price. Completely ridiculous!!!

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