millions of iPads for Turkish schools not long ago.Needless to say, the Turkish president is not impressed by these developments, and issued advice to his fellow countrymen to turn their foreign currency holdings or precious metals into local currency, thus staving off the rampant inflation. Adding to this battle cry, he now demands that the 80 million Turks swap iPhones for Samsung, or better yet, for the locally produced brand Venus. It is estimated that about 15% of the local mobile market share belongs to iPhones, and Apple was even in the running to supply
It's a tad funny that Apple is now the epitome of the "capitalist" America, replacing Coke as that symbol during the Cold War. China also underwent through a literal iPhone smashing last year during the South China Sea disputes with the US.