Apple’s new iPhone 5s is set to go on sale this Friday, Sept. 20, and the phone is already generating a lot of buzz. The 5s is the more advanced of two new Apple iPhones, and offers a lot of technical advantages over the iPhone 5c also launching the same day.
Following the release of its latest pair of flagship smartphones, the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c, Apple is growing its share of smartphone sales, month on month, according to the latest figures out from Kantar Worldpanel. However despite its flashy new flagships giving it a short-term boost, Apple’s marketshare is continuing to be eroded year-on-year by smartphone rivals using the Android a
With every new iPhone, most of the discussion centers around its look and not what comes inside. But, according to multiple reports, Apple has designed a new 64-bit dual-core A7 system on a chip for the iPhone 5S. It is supposedly 31 percent faster, representing a serious slowdown in spec improvement.
Written by: Alex Zaharov-Reutt | Published in: MobilityApple fanbois and fangrrls may well be waiting en masse for the iPhone 5’s arrival with great anticipation, but even despite a drop in Apple’s current-model iPhone sales, Apple’s smartphone share still grew last month.
Written by: Graeme Philipson | Published in: MarketThe number of iPhone users who say they will definitely buy another iPhone has declined for the first time. And the iPhone 5 has only temporarily halted the decline in Apple’s share of the smartphone market.
Since the dawn of smartphone time, Apple and Samsung have been battling for the throne. Today, according to research by Counterpoint, Apple currently wears the crown, selling the more iPhones this quarter than any other smartphone and handily beating out all other rivals with the iPhone. Samsung, however, sold more handsets than any other retailer.
Apple’s iPhone release schedule has been predictable in the past when it comes to number of devices: each year, a single new smartphone. For 2013, that’s changed with the iPhone 5c, as for the first time Apple has eschewed simply bumping down the outgoing iPhone as a lower cost option, and has instead released hardware specifically designed to be more affordable.