“Apple now has the top-selling cellphone of any kind in Japan, IDC Japan determined late Thursday,” Electronista reports.
“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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