iPhone 6 is the most wanted phone in the wordl. Statistics have shown that more and more people are choosing iOS over Android.
The latest iPhone models released by Apple have made iPhone fans and not only, go crazy all over the world. The popularity of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have surpassed expectations and Apple has reached incredible selling numbers.
The best places of the world where the phone is extremely popular and is bringing Apple serious amounts of money are China and Europe.Reports have shown that the iPhone popularity keeps increasing in these regions and many have switched from Android to iOS.
It appears that the one thing that is encouraging people to buy are the larger and wider screens. In the United States, sales of phablets and big sized smart phones have become four times bigger in just one year, which has been an immense boost in sales for Apple 6 Plus which features a display of 5.5 inches. iPhone 6 sales represented 21% of the smart phone sales from the US for the first quarter of the year.
The most recent statistics have shown that China has become one of Apple largest selling markets as in the first three months of the year it represented 26.1 % of the company’s sales. During the same period in 2014, China represented 17.9%, meaning it had an increase of 8.2%.
On the other hand, Android is not doing so well, as in China sales have dropped by eight points. Data has proved that presently, China is bringing more users than the United States.
When it comes to Europe, Apple sales have shown to be very prolific as well. There are five European countries that represent the largest iPhone markets on the continent where sales have increased to 20.3 % in the first three months of 2015.
In these places 30% of Apple’s new customers are People who have been previously using Android and now have switched to IOS.The countries in cause are France, the United Kingdom,Spain, Italy and Germany.
The latest iPhone models iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are still very popular and desired phones and they keep on attracting customers around Europe, explained the head of research at Kantar Worldpanel, Carolina Milanesi.
Android has been confronting with decreasing in sales in Europe as well and shares declined from 68.4% to 65.3 %.
In the UK, 25.6% of the new IOS clients were previously Android customers in the first three months of the year. Even so, Android devices keep their position in popularity as they present a very advantageous price, stated a representative of Kantar.
According to statistics, 35% of people who decided to go for an Android smart phone during the first three months of the year, admitted that what made them choose so, was the good price of the device. 29% have stated that apart from getting a good price on the phone, receiving also a great deal on the contract was another factor that helped them decide.
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