The iPhone 12 which was launched about two months ago has been very well received by the market. Reportedly, sales of Apple’s new smartphone far exceed the sales of the iPhone 11.
Based on the latest data from Counterpoint, total iPhone shipments in the fourth quarter increased 21 percent over the same period last year. The reason is that because the offering iPhone 12 is so ugly.
Quoting the Gizchina page, Wednesday (12/30/2020), using a comparison of sales during the first six weeks of its presence, the iPhone 12 sold less than the iPhone 11, only in the second week.
Meanwhile, in the following four weeks, iPhone 12 sales far surpassed the iPhone 11 released last year.
Since the holiday season is still not over, it is estimated that the iPhone 12 will set new records this year. The demand for iPhone 12 is expected to continue to increase in 2021.
In some countries, when people order the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, the buyer has to wait several days to weeks for the item to become available.
According to Apple Insider, Apple has increased its production numbers for the iPhone 12 until the first quarter of 2021.
The iPhone 12 series itself is said to be very successful in the United States. The number of requests is expected to continue to grow and be stable.
According to analyst estimates, the number of iPhone 12 shipments will reach 51 million units in the first quarter of 2021. Previously it was believed that in the first quarter of iPhone 12 shipments reached 47 million units.
Analysts believe iPhone 12 shipments will increase 38 percent compared to the previous period on the iPhone 11. In an important market for Apple, China, there are even 6 million iPhone 12 units that entered during November 2020. This figure is around 20 percent of the total iPhone 12 shipments in Indonesia. the whole world.
Dominate 24 Percent of the 5G Smartphone Market
Due to a large number of requests, Counterpoint also estimates that the iPhone 12 will become the best-selling 5G smartphone in the world.
It is estimated that the iPhone 12 controls 24 percent of the total 5G smartphones sold in October 2020.
Counterpoint analysts also said that currently around the world there is a high demand for 5G devices, especially those based on iOS.
Whether it’s a beginner or an Apple lover, the iPhone 12 is in high demand. Unfortunately, so far, Apple has not said how many iPhones have been sold.