Early signs bode well for the iDevice maker’s newest iPhone.
Though declared a “flop” by some, it would appear that Apple‘s newest member of the iPhone family, which essentially jams an iPhone 6/6s hybrid into the body of an iPhone 5s, is doing fairly well in the marketplace.
Analyst Amit Daryanani with RBC Capital observes that the iPhone SE “currently has 1-3 weeks lead time in Apple online store.” In the United States, the analyst notes, the lead times appear to be in the range of 2-3 weeks, while in China — a region that Daryanani thinks Apple prioritized initial iPhone SE stock in — the lead times are two weeks.
Android switchers are giving iPhone sales a boost as Apple gears up to unveil the next iPhones in coming weeks.
Android devices continue to dominate handset sales in Europe but owners on older models are switching to iPhone, fuelling sales of Apple mobiles.
Just over a quarter (27 percent) of iPhone buyers across Europe’s biggest five markets have switched from an Android device in the three months to July, according to the latest smartphone sales figures by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
One of the criticisms regularly leveled at smartphone makers if their phones have become too thin. Predictably Apple has been on the receiving end of a lot of this as every new iPhone has been thinner than the last. Until now…
The ever reliable MacRumours has now confirmed rumours that have been floating around for months: the iPhone 6S will indeed be larger than the iPhone 6.
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