Apple’s iPhone accounted for 52.6% of Japan’s smartphone market in quarter four

Apple was Japan’s biggest smartphone market in 2020, according to a new report from the IDC research group, as noted by GizChina.

The Japan mobile phone market reached 11.432 million shipments in the fourth quarter of 2020 with a 10.6% year-on-year growth. IDC says this was mostly due to the release of the 5G-capable iPhone 12 series. 

Apple’s shipments incremented by 13.8% year-over-year with 6.015 million units. The company had 52.6% market share in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.