Regardless of the homegrown competitors in China, Apple’s new iPhone 15 sequence managed to outpace the iPhone 14 household from final yr. In accordance with one of many nation’s largest on-line retailers, JD.com, which has partnered with greater than 4,000 Apple resellers, the primary two hours of the launch noticed a 253% uptick in comparison with final yr.
This alerts an enormous curiosity within the new iPhones and to everybody’s shock, orders from prospects in lower-tier cities jumped six occasions. Regardless of the upper price ticket, iPhone adoption appears to be spreading outdoors of main Chinese language cities.
In accordance with market analysts, the typical promoting value of smartphones within the nation exceeds $450 and can seemingly preserve rising within the following quarters. So the sudden uptick in iPhone gross sales aligns with Chinese language market developments to some extent.