• Apple launching HomePod in China later this week

    7 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    As iPhone sales in China is declining more than expected, Apple is trying to make up for the lost revenue through other product launches. Apple today announced that HomePod will be available from January 18 in mainland China and Hong Kong markets in white and space gray. HomePod is a smart wireless speaker that offers...
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  • Indian iPhone sales plunged 50% in 2018, proving China's not the only problem

    Indian iPhone sales plunged 50% in 2018, proving China's not the only problem

    7 days ago - By Phone Arena

    Is it time for an iPhone SE2?
    Despite openly blaming the Chinese market for its troubles, Apple has stayed pretty quiet on its performance in India. But a new report by The Economics Times today reveals that the Cupertino giant recently saw its sales drop by up to 50%.
    Citing data from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Apple shipped anywhere between 1.6 and 1.7 million units throughout 2018, a significant decline from the 3.2 million devices it shipped in 2017. This drop was attributed to a combination of Apple's high pricing ...
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  • Apple HomePod arrives in China for $415

    Apple HomePod arrives in China for $415

    7 days ago - By GSMArena

    Apple might not be performing as it hoped to in China, but this doesn't stop the company from going forward with product launches. The latest arrival is the HomePod which got listed on Apple's Chinese website. The speaker is priced at CNY2,799 or about $415, which is over 15% markup of the $349 price in the United States.
    Apple made the HomePod appealing to local customers with giving it support for Mandarin and Cantonese, including a Hong Kong dialect. The press release also stated that you can stream music from local services such as QQ Music, DeDao, while Hong Kong is also getting...
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