Chinese Americans actively buy iPhone




According to analysts, Apple was able to reach a turning point in the Chinese market after the expansion of its presence in China thanks to a deal with the world’s largest operator China Mobile and release iPhone 6. It is reported by The Financial Times citing research company UBS.


According to the newspaper, this week Apple announced that in 2014 the Chinese have bought the iPhone increasingly Americans. Observers believe that the sale of “apple” smartphone in China for the first time can be better than iPhone sales in the United States.

In the fourth quarter of last year, China accounted for 36% of deliveries iPhone, on the United States – 24%. In addition, experts estimate that in the same period, 29% Apple-smartphones were sold in the US, 22% – in the PRC. In turn, Ben Bajarin of Creative Strategies predicts that in the final quarter of 2014 Apple sold in China by about 2 million more smartphones than in North America.

The publication also notes that the position of the iPhone on the market in the PRC strengthened against the background of problems in Samsung and sales growth in Xiaomi.

On September 19, when they started selling the iPhone a new generation of experts drew attention to the unprecedented number of Chinese middlemen who were willing to tens and hundreds of buying smartphones iOS. Later it was reported that an unprecedented demand for the iPhone 6 Plus. Data analyst firm AppLovin indicate that the largest in the history of Apple phone with a screen diagonal of 5.5 inches has become one of the most popular gadgets in China.

In the world the ratio of sales of the iPhone and the iPhone 6 6 Plus is about 80/20. But in China the situation is different: here the ratio of 55/45. In other words, Apple sold Phablet almost as well as his younger brother.

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