Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Teams Up With Sharp to Advance Adoption of LCDs in VR
ASUS Introduces X299 Based Motherboards at Computex
Samsung Electronics Is Considering Adding Second 3D NAND Line in China
New 4GHz Predator DDR4 Memory Debuts at Computex 2017
ARM Launches New Cortex A75, A55 and Mali-G72 Processors to Power AI, VR Mobile Tech
ASUS Presents New ZenBook and VivoBook Laptops at Computex 2017
New Toshiba XG5 of NVMe SSDs are Using 64-Layer 3D Flash Memory
Sharp's President Confirms US Panel Plant Plan
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Apple C...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Apple CEO Eyes Growth in China


China Mobile is ready to start offering Apple's iPhone in the country but still, Apple may not be able to lead the Chinese market, where Lenovo, Samsung ZTE and Huawei are big competitors.

Speaking in a press event on Jan 15, 2014 in Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook predicted growth of iPhone sales in third and fourth-tier cities. The press event follows Apple's December deal with China Mobile to offer the iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s in the world's largest market.

Xi Guohua, chairman of China Mobile, said that Apple's strategy to provide customers with best products would not be changed, adding that Apple would not sell the most, but would create the best products.

Cook also indicated that the company would not just focus on quantity, but rather quality, in the highly anticipated partnership.

The first iPhones bearing a China Mobile contract will be sold on Friday.

Xi said more than 1 million iPhones have been booked during preorders, without specifing preorder figures for the iPhone 5S and 5C models.

The world's biggest mobile network is ready to offer Apple's iPhone, but while the US technology giant has declared China its biggest future market, it faces an uphill battle to unseat Samsung and homegrown competitors.

China Mobile and Apple have been arguing for 6 years over commercial terms of the iPhone sales in China.

The country's other big mobile telecommunications firms, China Unicom and China Telecom, already stock the product.

China Mobile was recently awarded a government licence for 4G services. However, Apple seems to be far too late to take the lead in China, as Samsung rules the smartphone market with more than 18 percent share, according to consultancy Analysys International. Apple sits in the eighth place with a 3.5 percent share as of the third quarter last year, with six Chinese companies ahead of it, many offering cheaper phones using the Android operating system.




Previous
Next
NSA Has Planted Surveillance Software In Computers Worldwide: report        All News        Fujitsu Technology Searches Encrypted Data to Maintain Privacy
HP Returns To The Smartphone Market With Two Phablets     Mobiles News      New Smartphone To Put Privacy And Control First

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nokia and Apple Settle All Litigation, Sign Patent License and Business Agreement
Apple To Upgrade MacBooks This Summer
Apple Invests $200M In Corning
Apple Buys Sleep Tracking App Maker Beddit
Apple Becomes World's No.1 Wearables Vendor in Q1 2017
Analyst Places Netflix, Tesla In Potential Takeover Targets for Apple
Qualcomm Wants to Ban iPhones
Apple to Invest In U.S. Manufacturing Companies
iPhone Sales Dip In Second Quarter
Samsung And Apple Maintain Top Spots in Smartphone Market
Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Android Pay Set To Expand This Year
Apple To Educate Consumers Around Its Products Through "Today at Apple" Programs In Apple Stores

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .