• After First Weekend of Sales, iPhone 8 Shows Slower Adoption Than Previous Models

    27 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    Back on September 12th, Apple revealed its newest iPhone models, the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X. The company also launched its newest OS system, iOS 11, on September 19th.
    While the iPhone X will not be available for sale until November 3rd, the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus launched in stores on Friday.
    With a full weekend of sales behind us for the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, we took a look at our database to how user adoption rates for these newest devices are faring so far. It is important to note that this data does not represent sales of the newest iPhones, but measures users who have received their...
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  • The iPhone X will likely be in 'tight supply' as preorder demand could top 50 million

    The iPhone X will likely be in 'tight supply' as preorder demand could top 50 million

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo warned that iPhone X supply will be tight until the first half of 2018 in an Apple Insight note issued to investors on Monday seen by Business Insider.
    Apple released new iPhone 8 models over the weekend, but the iPhone X will be the most expensive and most technologically advanced iPhone when it hits stores on November 3.
    There's going to be a lot of demand for iPhone X units when they first go on sale. Kuo estimates that demand for preorders may surpass 40 million to 50 million units.
    "We think Apple's core fans and some iPhone 6 and 6s users are...
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  • Apple Might Have an iPhone 8 Sales Problem

    Apple Might Have an iPhone 8 Sales Problem

    27 days ago - By Fortune

    The iPhone 8's opening weekend didn't go nearly as well as Apple might have liked, based on new data.
    By the end of its first weekend on store shelves, Apple's
    AAPL iPhone 8 could only muster a 0.3% international market share across all iOS-based devices, according to new data from researcher Localytics. Apple's iPhone 8 Plus was able to capture 0.4% of the iOS market, the company's data shows.
    According to Localytics, which has been analyzing iPhone adoption rates each year, the iPhone 8 is far behind the iPhone 7 after its first weekend, when last year's Apple handset captured 1% share...
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  • The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

    The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two new iPhones went on sale this past weekend, but lines were not as long as they've been for previous iPhone launches.
    This has investors and analysts asking: Are Apple customers and fans passing on the iPhone 8 and waiting to see the $999 iPhone X? The iPhone X will be the most expensive and most technologically advanced iPhone when it hits stores on November 3.
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan said in a research note published on Monday that it was too early to say whether the iPhone 8 was a hit because the iPhone X isn't available yet.
    "Our availability tracker...
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  • The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

    The big question for Apple is how many people are waiting for the iPhone X

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Two new iPhones went on sale this past weekend, but lines were not as long as they've been for previous iPhone launches.
    This has investors and analysts asking: Are Apple customers and fans passing on the iPhone 8 and waiting to see the $999 iPhone X? The iPhone X will be the most expensive and most technologically advanced iPhone when it hits stores on November 3.
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Wamsi Mohan said in a research note published on Monday that it was too early to say whether the iPhone 8 was a hit because the iPhone X isn't available yet.
    "Our availability tracker...
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