Apple shares are falling in Wednesday trading in spite of recording increase of sales. Dips down to $398.11 and ends in $402.80.
The issue started when Cirrus Logic, an Apple supplier that makes the sound parts for the iPads and iPhones, reported a drop in sales. 90% of Cirrus Logic’s revenue accounts from Apple, according to reports.
With the Cuppertino, California-based company expected to released their quarterly results, some worries that it might not be surprising anymore.
Pressure on the company
Apple has been celebrating for their great success in . . . → Read More: Apple Shares Dropped and Sales Could Slow Down
Microsoft is marketing huge amounts of its latest Surface Pro in spite of its high price. They are confident that the tab will outsell predecessor of Surface Pro, the Surface RT.
According to a report from Bloomberg, the Surface Pro has sold more than 400,000 units since it launched a month ago.
Starting at $899, it is quite a pricey tablet but it is selling really good considering a very short time since this Windows 8-based tab launch.
In a phone interview with analyst Bob O’Donnell from IDC, he said that the sales is quite a respectable amount . . . → Read More: Microsoft is Confident to Outsell Surface RT with its Latest Surface Pro
AT&T has already started selling Windows 8 Phone — Lumia 920 and 820 on the 9th of November. Meanwhile Verizon made the smartphones available already for preorder.
Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 are the first Windows 8 smartphones to be run on the new OS and is available on the AT&T network. On that same day, Verizon also started to take Windows 8 smartphones’ preorders such as the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, Samsung ATIV Odyssey, and Nokia 822.
Nokia was desperately needing the arrival of Windows Phone 8 so that the latest smartphones could start to go on sale. . . . → Read More: AT&T, Verizon on selling Windows 8 smartphones
On Thursday, Kindle Fire tablet has been sold out after less than an entire year, according to Amazon.
Amazon affirms that ever since Kindle was introduced in September of 2011, it has attracted 22 percent of the sales of the gadget.
The current IDC estimate of the shipments, Amazon could have sold way more than ten million units of the tablet. IDC estimates 51.6 million tablet units for the entire year of 2012.
CEO and founder of Amazon Jeff Bezos explained that Kindle Fire is considered sold out, but they have a very exciting plan for all their consumers. They . . . → Read More: Kindle Fire tablet sold out, Amazon
According to the data collected by the International Data Corporation, the market shares for Apple in China has reduced to about five percent between the periods of April and June. The reason behind this drop down is that a lot of people want to buy iPhone 4S when iPhone 5 is just around the corner.
The analyst from IDC, TZ Wong explained that there are two things in play in the market for Apple now — one is seasonal, where people know that there is a new phone coming, and second is that the alternate choices are coming out as . . . → Read More: Apple shares in China market falls down
China may become the world’s biggest smartphone market in 2012, according to the sales they made of low-priced handsets, while Brazil and India will follow the title by 2016, based on a research company from the U.S.
China surpassed the smartphone deliveries in the US for two straight quarters in the second half of 2011, they will hold that impetus in this year and get ranking as the leading smartphone marketplace for the whole year of 2012, according to a forecast made by IDC or International Data Corp.
China is predicted to acquire 20.7% . . . → Read More: China as the Smartphone Market Leader