The iPhone Was Japan’s #1 Selling Smartphone In 2011 With 7.25 Million Sold

Last year  Apple sold 7.25 million iPhone’s in Japan making them the no.1 smartphone vendor in the country of the rising sun. The data comes from a report released by MM Research this morning. The report shows that Apple sold 30 percent of all smartphones sold, as well as 17 percent of all cell phones sold in Japan in 2011…

Though Apple was the leading hardware vendor, Google’s Android was the most popular mobile OS platform among smartphone sold in Japan last year. Which means that together Apple and Google held a 99 percent market share of smartphones sales by platform in Japan last year.

Apple dramatic rise in the smartphone industry in Japan has been credited to the iPhone 4s which was released in October of 2011.

Japan also saw a significant boost in iPhone sales in March due to the release of iOS 5.1 which brought Japanese language support for Siri.

Japan has become an increasingly important part of Apple’s global expansion strategy over the past couple of years. In fact during the company’s quarterly earnings call in January Apple execs revealed that Japan saw the largest growth of any overseas market during the holiday season of 2011.

A study released in March showed that Apple beat out 999 well known brands to take top honors as Japans #1 consumer brand.


Share this Story

Related Posts


  1. aws alkhazraji

    January 17, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    322768 476703Id ought to speak with you here. Which is not some thing I do! I spend time reading an write-up that could get individuals to feel. Also, appreciate your allowing me to comment! 984867


  2. Appliance repair North York

    January 30, 2018 at 4:48 pm

    728168 664159You got a very great site, Gladiolus I located it by means of yahoo. 470023


  3. http://www.guaranteedppc.com

    February 2, 2018 at 5:17 pm

    632436 405928Spot on with this write-up, I truly assume this site wants a lot a lot more consideration. probably be once again to read a lot a lot more, thanks for that info. 930867


  4. http://guaranteedppc.com

    February 7, 2018 at 4:27 pm

    835064 384271I believe this web site has got some really outstanding information for everybody : D. 543381


  5. marriage organizers in hyderabad

    February 12, 2018 at 2:30 am

    395109 936116What a outstanding viewpoint, nonetheless is just not produce every sence by any means discussing this mather. Just about any technique thanks and also i had try and discuss your post directly into delicius but it surely appears to be an concern inside your blogging is it possible you need to recheck this. thank you just as before. 8335


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Join Our Mailing List

Email Format

Free iTunes Gift Cards!

Find us on Google Plus