In the fourth quarter of 2017, the share of iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X accounted for 61% of Apple’s total sales in the United States, analysts at consulting company CIRP calculated. This is 11% less than the share of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus for the same period of the previous year.
In the fourth quarter of 2017, the share of iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X accounted for 61% of Apple’s total sales at the United States market, analysts estimated the consulting company CIRP. This is 11% less than the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus for the same period last year.
Despite the fact that the percentage difference doesn’t look catastrophic, the CIRP researchers think differently by doing focus on expanding the iPhone range. In 2017, Apple launched three new smartphones, while a year ago the range of flagships was limited to only two.
The expected iPhone of the current generation was the most popular iPhone of the anniversary iPhone X. In the States, the company provided the company with order 20% of total sales. At the same time, the share of the last 7 iPhone in the pre-holiday period of 2016 was more than 30%, setting a new sales record. / P
Leading analyst at KGI Securities Ming-Chi Kuo agrees with the CIRP report. According to him, the iPhone X is in much lower demand than the manufacturer expected, and therefore it may soon be removed from production. He will be replaced at once by three new “dozens”, one of which will be much cheaper than the original.