“BCN tracks smartphones on a weekly and monthly basis, and in its latest weekly rankings the iPhone 6 took 8 of the top 10 spots with the iPhone 5s taking 5th and 8th place,” Chuck Jones reports for Forbes. “The iPhone 6 Plus’ highest ranking was 11th and it has a fairly strong showing taking 5 of the next 7 spots.”
“BCN’s latest survey results also show that through Sunday, September 21, Softbank accounted for 42.9% of iPhone sales in Japan, KDDI or au was 32.2% and NTT DoCoMo was 24.9%,” Jones reports. “The split of iPhone 6 vs. 6 Plus of 82.2% and 17.8% or a 4.6 to 1 ratio is similar to what Fiksu has found in the US and Europe.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The current ratio of iPhone 6 to iPhone 6 Plus sales could be more of a supply issue than a demand issue. iPhone Plus supply continues to be severely constrained compared to iPhone 6. When supplies are more adequate (it’ll take months), we’ll be able to get a better gauge of iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus popularity.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]