It’s been two and a half weeks since the first iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale. However, Apple is in no hurry to inform shareholders and journalists accurate data on the number of devices sold. Without waiting for the official press releases, Forbes columnist Mark Rogowski made its own calculation.
After analyzing the data it received from the resource Fiksu and Mixpanel, he came to the conclusion that, as of October 5, Apple has already sold more than 21 million iPhone 6.
Schedule published on Fiksu, and which relies Rogowski demonstrates the dynamics of activation of new smartphone iPhone on the network daily, starting from the first day of sales. It is interesting to note that the rate of activation of iPhone 6 ahead of last year’s model three times.
On the other hand, the iPhone 6 plus did a bit worse, but it has less to do with its size, unsuitable for most users, but with a limited supply, which caused a stir. Incidentally, this is very similar to last year’s situation with the iPhone 5c. Schedule Fiksu it demonstrates. The basic model of the previous year was nevertheless iPhone 5s, 5c went as adjacent to the second device, somewhat inferior in performance. The situation with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is repeated, although the “plus” is far superior to a smaller model