Only 6 per cent of Nigerians use iPhones, new study finds

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A new report launched Wednesday by Apple exhibits that Nigeria ranks beneath India however above Brazil in utilizing Apple iPhones.

Apple iPhones are among the many hottest and costly telephones on this planet. The new report exhibits that solely 6% of Nigerian use the luxurious smartphone.

The survey was carried out based mostly on the distinction in enterprise fashions between the most well-liked working programs, Android and iOS.

“Right now, Indian iPhone owners are making up only three per cent of smartphone users – fewer than in most African, Latin American or Southeast Asian nations,” the report stated

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85.4%  of Nigerians use Android telephones, whereas  6.12 per cent use unknown merchandise. Also, 0.34% of Nigerians use Nokia telephones and 0.57% use the Linux-based telephones, one other information from Statcounter revealed.

The study additionally revealed that 18.64 per cent use iOS 13.5 working system for iPhones,17.96 per cent use iOS 13.6, iOS. 12.4 are utilized by 16.53 per cent, iOS 13.3 14.25 per cent, 4.95 per cent have iOS 13.4, whereas iOS 12.1 is utilized by 4.09 per cent.

Apple is hoping to spice up gross sales at a time when mid-range and premium smartphone market segments are starting to develop.

(*6*) to the report, Brazil who makes use of Apple merchandise is 10% , whereas the quantity in and China is 20% whereas its largest markets is the United States and Japan.

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Apple is, nonetheless, not happy with the low market share in some rising economies, which implies that Apple won’t ever compete for market share on the identical degree,” it stated  the survey stated.

The firm for the primary time will be capable to open its personal shops within the India after having invested in a neighborhood manufacturing facility.

This is to fulfill Indian overseas direct funding legal guidelines which stipulate that overseas corporations aren’t allowed to set-up a retail retailer within the nation if it doesn’t supply over 30% of its components from the native market.

The rule is only one facet of India’s protectionist financial coverage that has prior to now restricted the model’s entry to its market of over one billion folks.

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Right now, Indian iPhone house owners are making up solely three per cent of smartphone customers – fewer than in most African, Latin American or Southeast Asian nations,” the survey learn.