“BCN is a Japanese company that tracks consumer electronic device sales in Japan,” Chuck Jones writes for Forbes. “It publishes data on a weekly basis and in its latest findings Apple’s iPhone 5s and 5c are in the first nine positions and 11 of the top 14.”
“In Kantar’s latest smartphone survey ending in October it estimates that the iPhone’s Japanese market share was 61.1% on a three month rolling average but hit 76.1% in the month of October,” Jones writes. “If BCN’s numbers are anywhere close to being right, the addition of NTT DoCoMo along with new iPhones and iPads should produce stellar results in this region for at least the December quarter.”
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MacDailyNews Take: You know, because “the Japanese hate the iPhone.”
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