Analyzing the iPhone 5S Sales & AAC Impact

Apple sold 9mn+ new iPhones in the first weekend, higher than last September’s 5mn+. Although Apple added China (2mn+ units of iPhone 5 were sold in the first weekend last December) and NTT DoCoMo in the initial launch this year, the 9mn+ shipments were still higher than consensus of 5-8mn, thus being viewed as a positive surprise. (more…)

iPhone 5C / 5S Support all 5 Modes of Mobile Networks in China

iPhone 5  Supports all 5 Networks of ChinaThe MIIT website posted TD-LTE network access licenses for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C this morning. This indicates China Mobile will very likely sell such iPhones in near future. The potential launch of iPhone will help CM retain high-end users, and improve its LTE branding.

iPhone 5C / 5S compatible for 5 Mobile Network Modes
iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C each has two models that received TD-LTE network access licenses in China, supporting either three modes (TD-LTE/ TD-SCDMA / GSM) or five modes (more…)