The Latest iPhone Sale Figures Are Anything but Good News for Apple
The iPhone installed base in the United States barely improved in the quarter ending in March, with data provided by CIRP showing that Apple improved from 189 million in December to 193 million units.
This means Apple’s iPhone has posted a growth of 2% quarter-over-quarter and 12% year-over-year, albeit CIRP warns that the US installed base of the iPhone continues to plateau.
Living proof are the figures achieved by Apple last year when the company recorded a growth of 4% over the previous quarter and 19% year-over-year.
“The US installed base of iPhones continues to plateau,” said Josh Lowitz, CIRP Partner and Co-Founder. “Relative to the most recent quarters, and especially to the past two or three years, slowing unit sales and longer ownership periods means that the growth in the number of US iPhones has flattened considerably.”
Lower than anticipated sales
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