“In a conference call revealing its quarterly earnings on Thursday, Verizon revealed that roughly half of the 4 million iPhone units activated were 4G LTE devices,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “Since the iPhone 5 is the only 4G LTE capable phone from Apple, that means Verizon activated about 2 million iPhone 5 units.”
“The iPhone 5’s share of total iPhone activations at Verizon remained unchanged, representing about half of all Apple smartphones at the nation’s largest carrier,” Hughes reports. “The latest data from Verizon shows that although there is growing concern that Apple could be losing steam in the face of rivals such as Samsung, the iPhone still accounts for more than half of all smartphone sales in the U.S. at the two largest major carrier partners. Last quarter, the iPhone represented 84 percent of all smartphone activations at AT&T.”
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