“Apple has been doing very well in Japan for years,” Stasys Bielinis reports for Unwired View. “And now that country’s biggest mobile operator – NTT DoCoMo – started carrying iPhone 5S and 5C, it is doing even better.”
“According to Kantar World Panel, 76% of new smartphones sold in October were iPhones,” Bielinis reports. “Including 61% on NTT DoCoMo.”
“Phone always performed best in carrier controlled and heavily subsidized markets, where the average Joe can see little difference between buying $650 iPhone and $400 Android phone with a traditional two year contract,” Bielinis reports. “But the amount of interest it is now generating in Japan, is simply amazing.”
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[Attribution: MacRumors. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Billz” for the heads up.]