Apple's iPhone 5 starts strong in China but shares pressured

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mark38 wrote:

“Apple Inc said it sold more than 2 million of its new iPhone 5 in China during the three days after its launch there on Friday, marking China’s best-selling iPhone rollout ever.”
This is a deliberate misinformation. The sale of 2 million are the results of cumulated order since September. One just need to look at the price at the resale market to know if the demand is strong or not. The price at the resale market is very close to or even below the official price and there is no shortage of supply, indicating very weak demand.

Dec 16, 2012 11:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Digiwhaa wrote:

Tim Cook is scared and posting bogus numbers trying to stop the stock from a slide. I call BS on what he says, just like Mark said; there is no supply problem indicating Apple is full of it!

Dec 17, 2012 12:13am EST  --  Report as abuse
Raymond_hk wrote:

APPLE iphone 5 sales is very DISAPPOINTING as the market expects Apple to sell 10 MILLION during the weekend.

Dec 17, 2012 6:18am EST  --  Report as abuse
gli98 wrote:

The information provided on iphone5 in China is de facto misleading, as the majority of Chinese comsumers believe Apple is loosing innovation.

Dec 17, 2012 9:18am EST  --  Report as abuse
Rich_F wrote:

i have a 4S because i need to for work integration. i’ve recently tried the 5 and i see zero reason to spend the $ to upgrade there just isn’t enough there to justify unless i have money burning a hole in my pocket. contrast this with the options from samsung where the latest phones are thinner, screens are slightly bigger and processing equal if not faster all for far less. apple’s days of charging 2x the competition will soon be relegated to the history books.

Dec 17, 2012 9:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
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