‘Very, more than happy’ with India progress story: Apple


NEW DELHI: After delivering sturdy March quarter outcomes, Apple has stated that the corporate could be very happy with its progress story in India, as iPhone gross sales, together with iPads and Macs, proceed to rise within the nation.
In accordance with a modern report by market intelligence agency CMR, Apple shipped over 1,000,000 iPhones within the nation within the first quarter of 2021, rising near a formidable 90 per cent (on-year) throughout the three-month interval.
In the course of the firm’s earnings name on Wednesday, Luca Maestri, senior vice chairman and chief monetary officer, stated that working from house, studying from house and restricted leisure choices has all performed in our favour.
“Needless to say our Europe phase is a really broad model of Europe, as a result of it contains Western Europe which has completed very, very properly. After which, Jap Europe and it goes into the Center East, even India is a part of Europe, and people rising markets have completed extremely properly, considerably higher than firm common,” Maestri informed analysts.
“So very, more than happy with a number of the leads to India. For instance, Russia, Center East, on the whole. So, it has been very broad, each throughout product classes and throughout international locations in Europe,” he added.
As per early estimates from CMR, iPhone 11 and XR accounted for 67 per cent of Apple’s shipments throughout the January-March interval.
On the again of elevated home meeting, Apple iPhone 11 shipments elevated 176 per cent (on-year) within the first quarter.
In accordance with Counterpoint Analysis, Apple maintained its main place within the India premium smartphone market with almost 48 per cent share within the first quarter of 2021.
Apple witnessed an enormous 207 per cent progress (year-on-year) in India in Q1 2021, persevering with to hold ahead its momentum within the January-March interval this yr.
Apple has additionally registered greater than 1 million shipments for 2 consecutive quarters for the primary time.
Not simply iPhones, Apple additionally grabbed the second place within the India pill market with a market share of 29 per cent within the January-March quarter.
In Q1 2021, Apple iPads continued to carry out exceptionally in India with greater than 140 per cent (year-on-year) progress, as per estimates by CMR.
Apple will quickly produce its flagship and environment-friendly iPhone 12 smartphone in India for the native clients.
The corporate began manufacturing iPhones in India in 2017 with iPhone SE. As we speak, Apple manufactures a few of its most superior iPhones in India together with XR, iPhone 11, and now iPhone 12.


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