China to account for 15-20% of iPhone shipments next year?

By Matthew ยท 6 replies
Aug 29, 2009
  1. According to a Wall Street analyst, Apple will ship five to seven million iPhones in China during 2010, after striking a three-year agreement with China Unicom. Broadpoint AmTech analyst Brian Marshall estimates that the Chinese market will account for 15% to 20% of Apple's global iPhone sales next year.

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  2. Captain828

    Captain828 TS Guru Posts: 287   +10

    minor typo: The carrier will being [...] -> The carrier will begin [...]
  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,332   +101

    Thanks, fixed.
  4. Wait wait... If the iPhones are made in China, then why is Apple shipping them to China??

    What monkey wrote this article??
  5. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,332   +101

    Shipments as in sales - the number of units distributed. I'm the monkey that wrote this article and it makes perfect sense. Thanks for your attempt at being clever.
  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    :haha: yes it does...give'em hell Matthew:wave:
  7. JudaZ

    JudaZ TS Enthusiast Posts: 284

    They may "ship" the iPhone to china.. but how many will be sold? ... possible as many as there where Vista licenses sold in Chine the first 4 months of release :eek:) ... what was it . .5?
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