According to a report by Counterpoint Research, last year the American tech giant Apple sold 3.2 million iPhones in India. And this year according to the Bloomberg report while the first half of the year is passing through the company only managed to sale nearly 1 million iPhones in India. It seems that compared with the last year sale, this year Apple’s iPhone sale in India is a bit down. However, the rest of the half-year is still to go, so, let see whether Apple can manage to reach the last year’s sold number or it can go beyond that.
In recent weeks. three sales executive resigned from Apple in India, therefore, this impact might hamper iPhone sales in India the world’s third fastest-growing major smartphone market.
Earlier this summer, Apple started manufacturing respectively the iPhone 6S and the iPhone SE in the country in order to bring down the price of its iPhones. India is the world’s third largest market for smartphones where Chines and South Korean tech giants like Samsung, Xiaomi, and Oppo are dominating the market share while Apple has only a 2 percent market share in the country.
However, Apple didn’t give up its hope in India. Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has shown that it will move forcefully into the nation. The nation has extended its 4G network and has a developing middle class, which could imply that more individuals will embrace Apple’s items.