The world’s largest mobile operator China Mobile is so confident in the success of its flagship smartphone Apple, which has already ordered the company has 1.4 million iPhone 5s. Information about this edition published The Wall Street Journal. China Mobile starts selling Apple smartphone on Friday, January 17.
According to the newspaper , the Chinese operator with a subscriber base of over 760 million users, has ordered more than a million phones Apple iPhone 5s. For comparison, during the first three quarters of 2013 the company from Cupertino sold in China about 18.5 million smartphones ( 28 % the previous year) , ie monthly sales “apple” phones totaled about 2 million copies.
“Supply of 1 million or more iPhone one operator per month – this is a significant figure ,” – said The Wall Street Journal.
However, neither Apple, nor Foxconn have no further information on the scope of supply of smartphones. Although China Mobile optimism inspires confidence in a successful sales iPhone 5s.
Apple currently takes about 6 % of China’s smartphone market , behind Samsung, Lenovo, Yulong and Huawei. Cooperation with China Mobile vendor should help strengthen its position .
For the third fiscal quarter that ended for Apple September 28, 2013 , the company sold 33.8 million iPhone, which is 26 % more than a year ago.