“The iPhone 4S launch helped Apple claim 26.6 percent of all cellphone shipments in the country this fall,” Electronista reports. “It may have been the first non-Japanese company to top local ranks, ending a longstanding emphasis on local makers.”
Electronista reports, “The Fujitsu-Toshiba alliance was next closest at 18.3 percent courtesy of its Arrows smartphones, while Sharp (15.7 percent), Kyocera (9.8), and Panasonic (8.8) were next. Year-long, the spike was enough to give Apple 14.2 percent of the country’s cellphone sales. Sharp (20.1 percent) and Fujitsu-Toshiba (18.8 percent) were still larger, but it did see Apple eclipse Panasonic (10 percent) and Kyocera (9.7 percent).”
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